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Anna Olsson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 2
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAnna Gunilla•Olsson
Used nameAnna•Olsson
Born14 March 1964 in Timrå (SWE)
Measurements165 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsFagerviks Kanotklubb, Timrå (SWE) / Karlstads PK, Karlstad (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Anna Olsson had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1993 K2 500 m (with Agneta Andersson), 2nd 1993 K1 500 m, 2nd 1993 K4 500 m (with Agneta Andersson, Maria Haglund, and Susanne Rosenqvist), 2nd 1994 K1 200 m, 3rd 1991 K2 500 m (with Agneta Andersson), 3rd 1994 K4 500 m (with Maria Haglund, Susanne Rosenqvist, and Ingela Ericsson), 3rd 1995 K1 200 m, 3rd 1995 K4 200 m (with Ingela Ericsson, Maria Haglund, and Susanne Rosenqvist).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) SWE Anna Olsson
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Agneta Andersson 1 Gold
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Sweden 2 Silver
1988 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) SWE Anna Olsson
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Agneta Andersson 6
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Sweden 6
1992 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) SWE Anna Olsson
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Sweden 3 Bronze
1996 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) SWE Anna Olsson
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Sweden 3 Bronze
2000 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) SWE Anna Olsson
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) 9
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Ingela Ericsson 8

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2000 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony SWE Anna Olsson

Olympic family relations

Special Notes