Ulrika Knape

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Ulrika Knape
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Ulrika Knape
Personal information
Full name Ulrika Margareta Knape-Lindberg
Nationality Swedish
Born (1955-04-26) 26 April 1955 (age 59)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Weight 132 pounds (60 kg)
Sport
Country  Sweden
Sport Diving

Ulrika Margareta Knape Lindberg (born Knape 26 April 1955) is a Swedish diver, who is married to fellow Swedish diver Mathz Lindberg. She's mother to the Swedish diver Anna Lindberg.

In the early 1970s, Knape together with her coach, Gunnel Weinås, enjoyed major success not only nationally (winning 38 national Swedish titles), but also internationally: being crowned World Platform Diver of the Year from 1972 to 1974 and winning Olympic gold and silver at the 1972 games and a silver at the 1976 games.

Knape won the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1972.

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Preceded by
Stellan Bengtsson
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
1972
Succeeded by
Rolf Edling