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Hans Wetterström

Full name: Hans Rolf Wetterström
Gender: Male
Born: December 11, 1923 in Nyköping, Södermanland, Sweden
Died: November 17, 1980 in Nyköping, Södermanland, Sweden
Affiliations: Nyköpings Kanotklubb, Nyköping (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Hans Wetterström had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1948 K4 1000 m (with Hans Berglund, Lennart Klingström, and Gunnar Åkerlund), 1st 1950 K2 10000 m (with Gunnar Åkerlund), 2nd 1950 K4 1000 m (with Gunnar Åkerlund, Sven-Olov Sjödelius, and the non-Olympian Ebbe Frick), 2nd 1954 K4 10000 m (with Carl-Gunnar Sundin and the non-Olympians Sigvard Johansson and Rolf Fjellmann).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 24 London Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres Sweden SWE 1 Gold
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres Sweden SWE 2 Silver
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres Sweden SWE 4

Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1948 Summer 24 London Canoeing Sweden SWE Gunnar Åkerlund Final Standings 1948-08-11 46:09.4
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Canoeing Sweden SWE Gunnar Åkerlund Final Standings 1952-07-27 44:21.7
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Canoeing Sweden SWE Carl-Gunnar Sundin Final Standings 1956-11-30 44:06.7