Torgny Mogren

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Torgny Mogren
Personal information
Full name Nils Arne Torgny Mogren
Born (1963-07-26)July 26, 1963
Hällefors, Sweden
Professional information
Club Åsarna IK
Skis Fischer
World Cup
Seasons 1983-1998
Wins 13
Additional podiums 24
Total podiums 37
Overall titles 1 (1986-87)

Torgny Mogren (b 26 July 1963 in Hällefors, Örebro County) is a former Swedish cross country skier who competed from 1984 to 1998. He won the gold medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. His best individual finish was a 5th in the combined pursuit at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.

Mogren's biggest successes occurred at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships where he earned nine medals. This included four golds (4 x 10 km: 1987, 1989; 50 km: 1991, 1993), three silvers (15 km, 30 km: both 1989; 4 x 10 km: 1991), and two bronzes (50 km: 1987, 10 km: 1991). He won the overall World Cup in 1986/87, and ended five times in the top three overall.

He competed for the club Åsarna IK throughout his career.

Mogren received the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1993.

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Preceded by
Jan-Ove Waldner
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
1993
Succeeded by
Swedish national football team