Elisabet Gustafson

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Elisabet Gustafson
Curler
Born Elisabet Johansson
(1964-05-02) May 2, 1964 (age 50)
Career
World Championship
appearances
8 (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000)
European Championship
appearances
6 (1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000)
Olympic
appearances
2 (1998, 2002)

Elisabet Gustafson (MD) (born Elisabet Johansson on May 2, 1964) is a retired Swedish curler, world champion and Olympic medalist. She has won four World Championships, more World Championships than any other women's curler.

Career[edit]

Gustafson made her debut onto the world stage at the 1985 European Junior Curling Championships, where she finished in fourth place. She then skipped one of the most dominant teams of the 1990s, winning four World Curling Championships and four European Curling Championships in the span of eight years.

She received a bronze medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano.[1] She retired from the sport after finishing in sixth place at the 2002 Winter Games.

In 2012, Gustafson was inducted into the WCF Hall of Fame.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Gustafson is a medical doctor and trained as a surgeon. She is married to Tomas Gustafson, an Olympic World Champion speed skater.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 Winter Olympics – Nagano, Japan – Curling"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on March 19, 2008)
  2. ^ "World Curling Federation Annual General Assembly April 2012". World Curling Federation. 6 April 2012. 

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