Mathias Fredriksson

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Mathias Fredriksson
FREDRIKSSON Mathias Tour de Ski 2010.jpg
Personal information
Full name Johan Fredrik Mathias Fredriksson
Born (1973-02-11)February 11, 1973
Uddevalla
Professional information
Club AXA Sports Club
Skis Salomon
World Cup
Seasons 1993-2011
Wins 9
Additional podiums 6
Total podiums 15
Overall titles 1 (2002-03)

Mathias Fredriksson (born February 11, 1973 in Uddevalla, Västra Götaland County) is a Swedish former cross country skier who has competed since 1993. He earned a bronze medal in the 4 x 10 km at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Fredriksson's best Olympic finish was at these same Olympics with a 10th in the 50 km event.

Fredriksson has won four medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships; two silvers (15 km and 4 x 10 km: both 2001) and two bronzes (4 x 10 km: 2003, 2007). He has 34 victories on the national, FIS, and World Cup levels at various distances since 1993. He won the World Cup in the 2002/2003 season.

Fredriksson has a brother, Thobias Fredriksson, at the same professional level. He is married to Emma Helena Nilsson.

In October 2008 he was sentenced to sixteen days in prison for breaking the speed limit at Dovrefjell in June the same year.[1] Fredriksson retired at the end of the 2012 season. His last competition was the Åre Cross Country Open on April 14, 2012.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kilnes, Camilla (25 October 2008). "Må i fengsel". Adresseavisen (in Norwegian). Retrieved 25 October 2008. 
  2. ^ http://www.idrottensaffarer.se/namn/2011/11/mathias-fredriksson-avslutar-med-unicef

Fredriksson retires

Fredriksson to become full time dad

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