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Leif Andersson

Full name: Leif Valter Andersson
Nickname(s): Snickarn
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: October 13, 1949 in Arboga, Västmanland, Sweden
Affiliations: Arboga AK, Arboga (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Wrestling

Related Olympians: Brother of Roland Andersson.

Biography

Leif Andersson had the following finishes at major championships – 1974 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (6th); 1973 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1980 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1978 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th); 1979 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th); 1981 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (8th).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Sweden SWE 4
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Sweden SWE 4

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Standings 4 1976-07-20
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Round Match #2 2 1976-07-24 Cheboksarov (URS) fall (2:07), Andersson (SWE)
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Five 2T 1976-07-23 4,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Five Match #2 1 1976-07-23 Andersson (SWE) fall (0:29), Takanishi (JPN) 0,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four 3 1976-07-23 4,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four Match #1 1 1976-07-23 Andersson (SWE) decision (9-6), Ostrowski (POL) 1,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three 4 1976-07-22 3,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three Match #6 AC 1976-07-22 Andersson (SWE) 0,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two 7T 1976-07-21 3,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #7 2 1976-07-21 Enache (ROU) decision (6-4), Andersson (SWE) 3,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One 1T 1976-07-20 0,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #8 1 1976-07-20 Andersson (SWE) fall (2:12), Pitschmann (AUT) 0,0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Standings 4 1980-07-22
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four 4 1980-07-24 8,0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four Match #1 2 1980-07-24 Pavlov (BUL) decision (4-3), Andersson (SWE) 3,0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three 4 1980-07-23 5,0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three Match #4 AC 1980-07-23 Andersson (SWE) 0,0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two 6T 1980-07-23 5,0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #6 AC 1980-07-23 Andersson (SWE) DQ (passivity) (7:09), Draica (ROU) 4,0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One 4T 1980-07-22 1,0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #6 1 1980-07-22 Andersson (SWE) decision (8-5), Övermark (FIN) 1,0