Erik Andersson (water polo)

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Erik Andersson
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Personal information
Born 17 March 1896
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 23 February 1985 (aged 85)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport Diving
Club Stockholms KK

Klas Erik "Nello" Andersson (17 March 1896 – 23 February 1985) was a Swedish swimmer and water polo player. He competed in water polo at the 1920 and 1924 Summer Olympics and finished in third and fourth place, respectively. In 1912 he was eliminated in the first round of the 100 m freestyle swimming event.[1][2]

Andersson was the youngest among four siblings: Robert was also a water polo player and swimmer and competed in the same team in 1920. Adolf was a swimmer, and Selma was a diver.[1]


  1. ^ a b Erik Andersson Archived 30 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine..
  2. ^ Erik Andersson. Swedish Olympic Committee