Daniel Richardsson in Tour de Ski 2010
|Full name||Jan Olof Daniel Richardsson|
15 March 1982 |
Iggesund, Hälsingland, Sweden
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 3 1⁄2 in)|
His best World Cup finish in 2008 was second in two in 4 x 10 km events.
On 14 July 2013, Richardsson and a friend were involved in a traffic accident, after their car had had a punctured tyre. As they stood by the car at the side of the road, they were hit by a recreational vehicle, the driver of which apparently failed to observe them in time. Richardsson suffered ligament injuries and bruises, but his friend was killed.
At the 2014 Winter Olympics Richardsson won bronze at the 15 km classical and helped Sweden win gold in the relay.
- Profile at official website. Retrieved 2011-11-22.
- Daniel Richardsson at Sports-reference.com Retrieved 2011-11-22.
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