Agneta Andersson

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Agneta Andersson
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1984 Los Angeles K-1 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1984 Los Angeles K-2 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1984 Los Angeles K-4 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta K-4 500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Copenhagen K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1981 Nottingham K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1982 Belgrade K-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1993 Copenhagen K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1981 Nottingham K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1981 Nottingham K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Belgrade K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Tampere K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Mechelen K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Duisburg K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Paris K-2 500 m

Agneta Monica Andersson (born 25 April 1961 in Karlskoga, Örebro County) is a Swedish sprint canoer who competed from the early 1980s to the late 1990s. Competing in five Summer Olympics, she won seven medals with three gold (K-1 500 m: 1984, K-2 500 m: 1984, 1996), two silvers (K-4 500 m: 1984, K-2 500 m: 1992), and two bronzes (K-4 500 m: 1992, 1996).

Andersson was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1996, jointly with Susanne Gunnarsson.

She also won eleven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-2 500 m: 1993), three silvers (K-1 500 m: 1982, K-2 500 m: 1981, K-4 500 m: 1993), and seven bronzes (K-1 500 m: 1981, 1985, 1987; K-2 500 m: 1982, 1983, 1985, 1991).

References[edit]

  • "ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on January 5, 2010. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  • "ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Agneta Andersson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
Awards
Preceded by
Annika Sörenstam
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal with Susanne Gunnarsson
1996
Succeeded by
Ludmila Engquist