Daniel Richardsson in Tour de Ski 2010
15 March 1982
1.92 m (6 ft
3 in) 1⁄ 2
Updated on 2013-03-03.
Daniel Richardsson [1 ] (born 15 March 1982) is a [2 ] Swedish cross-country skier who has competed since 2002.
Athletic career [ edit ]
His best World Cup finish in 2008 was second in two in 4 x 10 km events.
Richardsson also competed at the
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec, finishing sixth in the 4 x 10 km, 20th in the 15 km, and 31st in the 50 km events.
Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, Richardsson rode the first lap for the gold winning Swedish team in the Men's 4 x 10 kilometre relay event.
Oslo 2011 World Championships Richardsson went the first lap for the Swedish silver winning team.
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. [3 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Profile at official website. Retrieved 2011-11-22.
^ Retrieved 2011-11-22. Daniel Richardsson at Sports-reference.com
External links [ edit ]