Rolf Peterson at the 1964 Olympics
|Born||11 May 1944 (age 73)
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||77 kg (170 lb)|
Kanotföreningen Kanotisterna, Södertälje
Rolf Peterson (born 11 May 1944) is a retired Swedish sprint canoeist. He competed in the K-1 1000 m event at the 1964, 1968 and 1968 Olympics and won a gold in 1964 and a silver in 1972, finishing fifth in 1968. At the world championships Peterson won two gold and one silver medals in K-2 events in 1970–1971, all with Lars Andersson. He was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1964 and served as the Swedish Olympic flag bearer in 1968.
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- DatabaseOlympics.com profile
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 on WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine (archived 2010-01-05).
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 on WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
|Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal