Martin Matsbo

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Martin Matsbo
Medal record
Men's cross country skiing
Olympic Games
Bronze 1936 Garmisch Partenkircen 4 x 10 km
World Championships
Bronze 1935 Vysoké Tatry 4 x 10 km
Bronze 1938 Lahti 4 x 10 km
Martin Matsbo

Martin Matsbo (October 4, 1911, Hedemora, Dalarna – September 6, 2002) was a Swedish cross country skier who competed in the 1930s. He won a bronze medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. He also finished 4th in the 18 km event at those same games.

Matsbo has earned two 4 x 10 km relay bronze medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (1935, 1938). His best individual finish at the Nordic skiing World Championships was a 4th in the 18 km in 1938.

Matsbo also won the 18 km event at the 1937 Holmenkollen ski festival.

In 1946 Matsbo co-founded the ski wax company Swix.

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