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Gösta Andersson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameErik Gösta•Andersson
Used nameGösta•Andersson
Nick/petnamesGranit-Gösta
Born15 February 1917 in Selånger, Sundsvall (SWE)
Died12 September 1975 in Sundsvall (SWE)
AffiliationsSAIK, Sundsvall (SWE)
NOC(s) Sweden

Biography

Gösta Andersson had the following finishes at major championships – 1950 World Championship: 73.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1939 European Championship: 66.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1947 European Championship: 73.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1948 Summer Olympics Wrestling Welterweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Sweden    
1952 Summer Olympics Wrestling Welterweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Sweden