Annichen Kringstad

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Annichen Kringstad
Medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Women's Orienteering
World Championships
Gold 1981 Thun Individual
Gold 1981 Thun Relay
Gold 1983 Zalaegerszeg Individual
Gold 1983 Zalaegerszeg Relay
Gold 1985 Bendigo Individual
Gold 1985 Bendigo Relay

Annichen Kringstad (b. 15 July 1960 in Oslo, Norway) is a Swedish orienteer. Kringstad was the first household name orienteer in Sweden, and she was a major reason for the popularisation of the sport. Kringstad won the world championships individually as well as in the relay format in 1981, 1983 and 1985,[1] before retiring at the age of 25. She represented Säffle OK, OK Ravinen and Stora Tuna IK orienteering clubs.

She won the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1981.


  1. ^ World Orienteering ChampionshipsInternational Orienteering Federation (Retrieved on 6 November 2008)
Preceded by
Thomas Wassberg
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
Succeeded by
Mats Wilander