Lina Andersson

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Lina Andersson
Lina Andersson 2005.jpg
Personal information
Full name Lina Marie Andersson
Born (1981-03-18)March 18, 1981
Malmberget, Sweden
Professional information
Club Piteå Elit
Skis Madshus
World Cup
Seasons 1998-2011
Wins 2
Additional podiums 6
Total podiums 8

Lina Andersson (born March 18, 1981 in Malmberget) is a Swedish cross country skier who has competed since 1998. She won a gold medal in the Team sprint (With Anna Dahlberg) at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and also finished 11th in the Individual sprint in those same games.

Andersson also won three medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with two silvers (Individual sprint: 2005, team sprint: 2009) and a bronze (4 x 5 km: 2009). She also has nineteen individual victories at all levels at various distances since 1999.

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