Erik Lindh
Full nameErik Gunnar Lindh
Nationality Sweden
Born (1964-05-24) 24 May 1964 (age 58)
Kungälv, Sweden
Playing styleShake hands grip
Medal record
Men's table tennis
Representing  Sweden
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Singles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Dortmund Team
Gold medal – first place 1991 Chiba City Team
Gold medal – first place 1993 Gothenburg Team
Silver medal – second place 1983 Tokyo Team
Silver medal – second place 1985 Gothenburg Team
Silver medal – second place 1987 New Delhi Team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Tianjin Team
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Chiba City Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Tianjin Mixed Doubles
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1990 Hokkaido,Aomori,Niig Team
Silver medal – second place 1991 Barcelona Team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1980 Berne Team
Gold medal – first place 1986 Prague Doubles
Gold medal – first place 1986 Prague Team
Gold medal – first place 1988 Paris Team
Gold medal – first place 1990 Gothenburg Team
Gold medal – first place 1992 Stuttgart Doubles
Gold medal – first place 1992 Stuttgart Team
Gold medal – first place 1996 Bratislava Team
Silver medal – second place 1984 Moscow Doubles
Silver medal – second place 1994 Birmingham Team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Eindhoven Mixed Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Budapest Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Paris Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Eindhoven Team

Erik Lindh (born 24 May 1964, in Kungälv) is a former international Swedish table tennis player who competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics and in the 1992 Summer Olympics.

In the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul he finished in third place and won the bronze medal.[1]

He was a member of the winning Swedish teams in the 1989, 1991 and 1993 World Table Tennis Team Championships.

He also won an English Open title.

Lindh was a pioneer of the style of looping the ball very early - often straight after the bounce.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 October 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2011.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)