Johan Andersen (canoeist)

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Johan Andersen
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver 1948 London K-1 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1950 Copenhagen K-1 500 m
Silver 1950 Copenhagen K-1 4 x 500 m
Bronze 1948 London K-1 4 x 500 m

Johan Frederik Kobberup Andersen (January 24, 1920 – May 7, 2003) was a Danish sprint canoer who competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He won a silver medal in the K-1 1000 m event at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.

Andersen also won a complete set of medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-1 500 m: 1950), a silver (K-1 4 x 500 m: 1950), and a bronze (K-1 4 x 500 m: 1948).

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