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Rolf Peterson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRolf Ingvar•Peterson
Used nameRolf•Peterson
Born11 May 1944 in Halmstad (SWE)
Measurements186 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsHalmstads Kanotklubb, Halmstad (SWE) / Kanotföreningen Kanotisterna, Södertälje (SWE)
NOC(s) Sweden

Biography

Rolf Peterson had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1970 K2 500 m (with Lars Andersson), 1st 1971 K2 500 m (with Lars Andersson), 2nd 1970 K2 1000 m (with Lars Andersson).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1964 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Sweden    
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Sweden 5
1968 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 5 Representing Sweden    
1972 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Sweden    

Other participations

Games Role Details
1968 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony Representing Sweden    

Special Notes