|Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
|Sport Canoe sprint|
Name Rolf Peterson
|Born 11 May 1944 (age 71) (1944-05-11) Halmstad, Sweden|
Club Halmstads Kanotklubb, Kanotforeningen Kanotisterna, Sodertalje
Rolf peterson talks about what he s learned over the years
Rolf Peterson (born 11 May 1944) is a retired Swedish sprint canoeist. He competed in the K-1 1000 m event at the 1964, 1968 and 1968 Olympics and won a gold in 1964 and a silver in 1972, finishing fifth in 1968. At the world championships Peterson won two gold and one silver medals in K-2 events in 1970–1971, all with Lars Andersson. He was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1964 and served as the Swedish Olympic flag bearer in 1968.