Bengt Andersson (canoeist)

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Bengt Andersson
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1982 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1985 Mechelen K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1985 Mechelen K-4 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1987 Duisburg K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Tampere K-2 10000 m

Bengt Andersson (born November 6, 1961) is a Swedish sprint canoer who competed in the 1980s. He won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-4 1000 m: 1982, 1985), two silvers (K-4 1000 m: 1987, K-4 10000 m: 1985), and a bronze (K-2 10000 m: 1983).

Andersson also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of eighth twice (K-2 1000 m: 1984, K-4 1000 m: 1988).

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