Ramon Andersson

Ramon Andersson OLYMPIC

Ramon started paddling in 1980. He has represented Australia on many occasions in varying disciplines, all with great success. He has contributed immensely to the development of the sport, especially through his role as WAIS Head Sprint Coach. In 2018 he was awarded Services to Paddling by Paddle Australia.

Significant achievements
  • Ramon won silver at the 1991 Sprint World Championships in the K4 10,000m event in Paris.
  • In 1992, Ramon won bronze at the Barcelona Olympic Games in K4 500m and two months later became the K2 World Marathon Champion.
  • Ramon finished 9th at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games in the K4 1000m event.
  • Ramon was 1992 WAIS Athlete of the Year, 1992 & 1993 WA Sports Star of the Year and 2011 WA Sports Federation Coach of the Year.
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Congratulations on an amazing achievement Ramon!

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