Fritzi Schwingl

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Fritzi Schwingl
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Competitor for  Austria
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
Competitor for  Austria
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 a retired Austrian slalom and sprint canoeist who competed from the late 1940s to the late 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 seven medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with three golds (Folding K-1: 1953; Folding K-1 team: 1949, 1951), two silvers (Folding K-1: 1949, 1951) and two bronzes (Folding K-1 team: 1953, 1957).


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


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