Anders Gustafsson

Anders Karl Gustaf Gustafsson (born 7 April 1979 in Jönköping) is a Swedish sprint canoeist who has competed since the mid-2000s. He won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-1 500 m: 2010) and three silvers (K-1 500 m, K-1 1000 m: both 2009); K-1 1000 m: 2011.

Anders Gustafsson
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Poznań K-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2009 Dartmouth K-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2009 Dartmouth K-1 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2011 Szeged K-1 1000 m
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Zagreb K-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2011 Belgrade K-1 500 m

Gustafsson also competed in four Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of fifth in the K-1 1000 m event at London in 2012.

He is currently a member of Jönköpings Kanotklubb.

Gustafsson joined Artemis Racing for their 2017 America's Cup challenge.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  • Canoe09.ca profile
  • Official website (in Swedish)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Anders Gustafsson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.