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Erik Andersson

Full name: Klas Erik Andersson
Nickname(s): Nello
Gender: Male
Born: March 17, 1896 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: February 23, 1985 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholms KK, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Water Polo, Swimming

Related Olympians: Brother of Selma Andersson; Brother of Adolf Andersson; Brother of Robert Andersson.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Erik Andersson was the younger brother of his teammate [Robert Andersson] and also of Olympians [Adolf] and [Selma Andersson]. In 1912 Erik started as a freestyle swimmer. He later concentrated successfully on water polo, representing Sweden at the 1920 and 1924 Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 16 Stockholm Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Sweden SWE 4 h4 r1/4
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Water Polo Men's Water Polo Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1924 Summer 28 Paris Water Polo Men's Water Polo Sweden SWE 4

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Water Polo Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1920-08-26 BEL 5, SWE 3 2
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Water Polo Sweden SWE Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1920-08-24 SWE 7, BRA 3 5
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Water Polo Sweden SWE Third-Place Tournament Match #4 1 1920-08-28 SWE 9, NED 1 3
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Water Polo Sweden SWE Round One Match #2 1 1920-08-22 SWE 11, TCH 0
1924 Summer 28 Paris Water Polo Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1924-07-16 FRA 4, SWE 2 0
1924 Summer 28 Paris Water Polo Sweden SWE Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1924-07-15 SWE 9, ESP 0
1924 Summer 28 Paris Water Polo Sweden SWE Consolation Round Match #1 2 1924-07-18 BEL 4, SWE 3 0
1924 Summer 28 Paris Water Polo Sweden SWE Third-Place Tournament Match #2 1 1924-07-19 SWE 4, HUN 1
1924 Summer 28 Paris Water Polo Sweden SWE Third-Place Tournament Match #3 2 1924-07-20 USA 3, SWE 2 0
1924 Summer 28 Paris Water Polo Sweden SWE Round One Match #1 1 1924-07-13 SWE 7, ITA 0

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 16 Stockholm Swimming Sweden Round One Heat Four 4
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