Agneta Andersson

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Agneta Andersson
Personal information
Born25 April 1961

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.[1]

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; et al. "Agneta Andersson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  1. ^ "Rik på erfarenheter, fattig som idrottare" (in Swedish). Idrottens affärer. 19 January 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
Awards
Preceded by
Annika Sörenstam
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal with Susanne Gunnarsson
1996
Succeeded by
Ludmila Engquist