Annichen Kringstad

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Orienteering ChampionshipsInternational Orienteering Federation (Retrieved on 6 November 2008)
Preceded by
Thomas Wassberg
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
1981
Succeeded by
Mats Wilander