Ulrika Knape

Ulrika Margareta Knape-Lindberg (née Knape on 26 April 1955) is a retired Swedish diver. She competed in the 10 m platform and 3 m springboard at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and won one gold and two silver medals. In 1972–1974 she was named the World Platform Diver of the Year. Domestically she won 38 Swedish titles.[1][2]

Ulrika Knape
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Ulrika Knape in 2013
Personal information
Full nameUlrika Margareta Knape-Lindberg
Born (1955-04-26) 26 April 1955 (age 65)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Country Sweden
ClubSimklubben S02, Göteborg
Coached byGunnel Weinås[1]

Knape won the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1972, and after retiring from competitions worked as a national diving coach. She is married to the fellow diver Mathz Lindberg; their daughter Anna Lindberg competed in diving at five Olympics.[1][2]

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Preceded by
Stellan Bengtsson
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
Succeeded by
Rolf Edling