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Anna Wood (kayaker)

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Name  Anna Wood
Role  Olympic athlete
Height  1.71 m

Anna Wood (kayaker) Australian Olympic Committee Anna Wood

Anna Wood (born Annemarie Cox on 22 July 1966) is a Dutch-born Australian sprint canoeist who competed from the early 1980s to the early 2000s (decade). Competing in four Summer Olympics, she won two bronze medals in the K-2 500 m, earning them in 1988 with the Netherlands and 1996 with Australia.

Wood also won eight medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-2 500 m: 1998, K-2 1000 m: 1998, 1999), four silvers (K-1 5000 m: 1991, K-2 500 m: 1987, 1997; K-2 1000 m: 1997), and a bronze (K-2 500 m: 1985).

She also represented the Dutch kayak team from 1983-1989.

Wood's husband, Steven (1961–95), won a bronze in the K-4 1000 m event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. She was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder 1990-1994.

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