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Agneta Andersson

Full name: Agneta Monica Andersson
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (172 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: April 25, 1961 in Karlskoga, Örebro, Sweden
Affiliations: Bofors KK, Karlskoga (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze (7 Total)

Biography

With seven Olympic medals and three gold medals, Sweden’s Agneta Andersson trails only Birgit Fischer-Schmidt among female canoeists at the Olympics. Andersson began her Olympic career in 1980, first winning gold in 1984, in both the K-1 and K-2 events and silver in the K-4. She competed at the 1988 Olympics but failed to medal. In 1992 she won silver in K-2 and bronze in K-4, while in 1996 she ended her career with gold in K-2 and bronze in the K-4 event. Andersson was less successful at the World Championships in terms of titles, claiming only the 1993 K-2 gold, but she won 11 medals at the Worlds in an international career that began in 1979.

Results

Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Summer 19 Moskva Canoeing Sweden Final Round 6 2:01.33
1980 Summer 19 Moskva Canoeing Sweden Repêchage 3 QU 2:04.39
1980 Summer 19 Moskva Canoeing Sweden Round One Heat Two 4 2:01.00
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Canoeing Sweden Final Round 1 1:58.72
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Canoeing Sweden Round One Heat One 1 QU 2:03.99
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden Final Round 8 2:01.00
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 1:59.30
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden Round One Heat One 3 QU 2:00.27

Women's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1980 Summer 19 Moskva Canoeing Sweden SWE Karin Olsson Final Round 1980-08-01 1:49.27
1980 Summer 19 Moskva Canoeing Sweden SWE Karin Olsson Repêchage 1980-07-30 1:52.77
1980 Summer 19 Moskva Canoeing Sweden SWE Karin Olsson Round One Heat One 1980-07-30 1:49.96
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Canoeing Sweden SWE Anna Olsson Final Round 1984-08-10 1:45.25
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Canoeing Sweden SWE Anna Olsson Round One Heat Two 1984-08-06 1:47.82
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden SWE Anna Olsson Final Round 1988-09-30 1:48.39
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden SWE Anna Olsson Semi-Finals Heat One 1988-09-28 1:51.41
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden SWE Anna Olsson Repêchage Heat Two 1988-09-26 1:53.17
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden SWE Anna Olsson Round One Heat One 1988-09-26 1:52.82
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Susanne Wiberg-Gunnarsson Final Round 1992-08-07 1:40.41
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Susanne Wiberg-Gunnarsson Semi-Finals Heat Two 1992-08-05 1:41.08
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Susanne Wiberg-Gunnarsson Round One Heat Two 1992-08-03 1:42.23
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Canoeing Sweden SWE Susanne Wiberg-Gunnarsson Final Round 1996-08-04 1:39.329
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Canoeing Sweden SWE Susanne Wiberg-Gunnarsson Semi-Finals Heat Two 1996-08-02 1:43.521
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Canoeing Sweden SWE Susanne Wiberg-Gunnarsson Round One Heat Two 1996-07-31 1:43.022

Women's Kayak Fours, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date T
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Canoeing Sweden SWE Final Standings 1984-08-11 1:38.87
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden SWE Final Round 1988-10-01 1:45.67
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Canoeing Sweden SWE Round One Heat One 1988-09-27 1:41.40
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Final Round 1992-08-08 1:39.79
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Round One Heat Two 1992-08-04 1:33.25
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Canoeing Sweden SWE Final Round 1996-08-03 1:32.917
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Canoeing Sweden SWE Round One Heat Two 1996-07-30 1:39.363