Ulrika Knape

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Ulrika Knape
Ulrika Knape.jpg
Ulrika Knape in 2013
Personal information
Full name Ulrika Margareta Knape-Lindberg
Nationality Swedish
Born (1955-04-26) 26 April 1955 (age 63)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Country  Sweden
Sport Diving
Club Simklubben S02, Göteborg
Coached by Gunnel Weinås[1]

Ulrika Margareta Knape-Lindberg (née Knape on 26 April 1955) is a retired Swedish diver. She competed in the 10 m platform and 3 m springboard at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and won one gold and two silver medals. In 1972–1974 she was named the World Platform Diver of the Year. Domestically she won 38 Swedish titles.[1][2]

Knape won the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1972, and after retiring from competitions worked as a national diving coach. She is married to the fellow diver Mathz Lindberg; their daughter Anna Lindberg competed in diving at five Olympics.[1][2]


Preceded by
Stellan Bengtsson
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
Succeeded by
Rolf Edling