Fritzi Schwingl

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Fritzi Schwingl
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Bronze 1948 London K-1 500 m
World Championships
Silver 1950 Copenhagen K-2 500 m
Silver 1954 Mâcon K-1 500 m
Bronze 1948 London K-2 500 m
Bronze 1950 Copenhagen K-1 500 m
Women's canoe slalom
World Championships
Gold 1949 Geneva Folding K-1 team
Gold 1951 Steyr Folding K-1 team
Gold 1953 Meran Folding K-1
Silver 1949 Geneva Folding K-1
Silver 1951 Steyr Folding K-1
Bronze 1953 Meran Folding K-1 team
Bronze 1957 Augsburg Folding K-1 team

Friederike "Fritzi" Schwingl (born 28 July 1921) is an Austrian slalom and sprint canoer who competed from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s. She won a bronze medal in the K-1 500 m event at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.[1]

Canoeing career[edit]

Schwingl won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two silvers (K-1 500 m: 1954, K-2 500 m: 1950) and two bronzes (K-1 500 m: 1950, K-2 500 m: 1948).

She also won three medals in the folding K-1 event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (1953) and two silvers (1949, 1951).


As of 2009, Schwingl is the only woman to medal at both the slalom and sprint canoeing world championships.


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