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Fjällvinden (full name Tärna I.K. Fjällvinden) in Tärnaby, Sweden is arguably the most successful alpine skiing club in the history of the sport. Although Tärnaby has a population of a mere 500, Fjällvinden has produced several of the greatest alpine skiers of all times; Ingemar Stenmark, Anja Pärson, Stig Strand, Jens Byggmark and Bengt Fjällberg.

Notable winnings[edit]

  • Three Olympic gold medals
  • One Olympic silver medal
  • Five Olympic bronze medals
  • Ten World Championship gold medals
  • Six World Championship silver medals
  • Six World Championship bronze medals
  • 129 Alpine Skiing World Cup victories
  • More than 100 Swedish National Championship gold medals.
  • 5 overall World Cup victories
  • 22 World Cup discipline victories

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships[edit]

  • Anja Pärson: 7 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze
  • Ingemar Stenmark: 3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze
  • Jens Byggmark: 3 silver
  • Bengt Fjällberg: 1 bronze

Winter Olympics[edit]

  • Ingemar Stenmark: 2 gold, 1 bronze
  • Anja Pärson: 1 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze

FIS World Cup discipline victories[edit]

  • Ingemar Stenmark: 3 overall, 8 slalom, 8 giant slalom
  • Anja Pärson: 2 overall, 3 giant slalom, 1 slalom, 1 combined
  • Stig Strand: 1 slalom


The name "Fjällvinden" fittingly translates to "The wind on the mountains".


IK Fjällvinden was founded in Umfors, while Tärna IK was founded in Tärnaby. The two clubs merged in the 1920s.

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