Erik Hansen (canoeist)

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Erik Hansen
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Competitor for  Denmark
Olympic Games
Gold 1960 Rome K-1 1000 m
Bronze 1960 Rome K-1 4 × 500 m relay
Bronze 1968 Mexico City K-1 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1963 Jajce K-1 1000 m
Silver 1963 Jajce K-1 500 m
Silver 1966 East Berlin K-1 500 m
Silver 1966 East Berlin K-1 1000 m
Silver 1970 Copenhagen K-1 10000 m

Erik Hansen (born 15 November 1939) is a Danish sprint canoer who competed from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won three medals with one gold (K-1 1000 m: 1960) and two bronzes (K-1 1000 m: 1968, K-1 4 × 500 m relay: 1960).

Hansen also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-1 1000 m: 1963) and four silvers (K-1 500 m: 1963, 1966; K-1 1000 m: 1966, K-1 10000 m: 1970).

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