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Erik Andersson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKlas Erik•Andersson
Used nameErik•Andersson
Nick/petnamesNello
Born17 March 1896 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died23 February 1985 in Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsStockholms KK, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC(s) Sweden

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 Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1912 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 4 h4 r1/4 SWE Erik Andersson
1920 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Sweden 3 Bronze SWE Erik Andersson
1924 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Sweden 4 SWE Erik Andersson

Olympic family relations

Special Notes