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Frank Andersson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFrank Öivind Stefan•Andersson
Used nameFrank•Andersson
Nick/petnamesFrankie Boy
Born9 May 1956 in Trollhättan (SWE)
Died9 September 2018 in Stockholm (SWE)
Measurements186 cm / 93 kg
AffiliationsSAIK, Sundsvall (SWE) / Stockholms Spårvägars GIF, Stockholm (SWE) / Lidköpings AS, Lidköping (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Frank Andersson had the following finishes at major championships – 1977 World Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1979 World Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1982 World Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1981 World Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1985 World Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (6th); 1983 World Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (7th); 1976 European Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1978 European Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1979 European Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1981 European Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1977 European Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1980 European Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1982 European Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1975 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (5th).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Wrestling SWE Frank Andersson
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 5
Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 7
1980 Summer Olympics Wrestling SWE Frank Andersson
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 4
Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC
1984 Summer Olympics Wrestling SWE Frank Andersson
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC