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Gunnar Olsson

Full name: Gunnar Alfred Olsson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: April 26, 1960 in Timrå, Västernorrland, Sweden
Affiliations: Karlstads PK, Karlstad (SWE) / Fagerviks Kanotklubb, Timrå (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Canoeing

Related Olympians: Brother of Anna Olsson.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Gunnar Olsson had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 3rd 1990 K4 10000 m (with [Hans Olsson], [Karl Sundqvist], and the non-Olympian Peter Orban).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres Sweden SWE 5
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres Sweden SWE 5
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Sweden SWE 2 Silver

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2.5cT 2.5cR 5cT 5cR 7.5cT 7.5cR 2.5-5cT 2.5-5cR 5-7.5cT 5-7.5cR 7.5c-1kT 7.5c-1kR
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Canoeing Sweden Final Round 5 3:56.84 57.34 4 1:57.67 7 2:58.85 9 1:00.33 8 1:01.18 8 57.99 1
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Canoeing Sweden Semi-Finals Heat Three 1 Q/OB 3:38.82 54.35 2 1:49.55 1 2:44.31 1 55.20 1 54.76 1 54.51 1
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Canoeing Sweden Round One Heat Three 1 Q/OB 3:41.60 54.64 5 1:50.31 4 2:45.55 2 55.67 1 55.24 1 56.05 1

Men's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Karl Sundqvist Final Round 1992-08-07
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Karl Sundqvist Semi-Finals Heat One 1992-08-05
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Karl Sundqvist Repêchage Heat Two 1992-08-03
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Karl Sundqvist Round One Heat Two 1992-08-03

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Karl Sundqvist Final Round 1992-08-08
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Karl Sundqvist Semi-Finals Heat One 1992-08-06
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Canoeing Sweden SWE Karl Sundqvist Round One Heat Four 1992-08-04
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