Britt Strandberg

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Britt Strandberg
Britt Strandberg Grenoble 1968.jpg
Strandberg at the 1968 Olympics
Personal information
Born31 March 1934 (1934-03-31) (age 85)
Hennan, Sweden
Died16 December 1992 (aged 65)
Södertälje, Sweden
Height167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubEdsbyns IF

Britt Strandberg (later Lundén, born 31 March 1934) is a former Swedish cross-country skier. She competed at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Winter Olympics in the 3 × 5 km relay and 5 and 10 km events. She won three medals in the relay with a gold in 1960 and silvers in 1964 and 1968. Her best individual result was fourth place over 10 km in 1964, only 7.4 seconds behind the bronze medal.[1]

Strandberg also won 3 × 5 km relay medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in 1962 and a bronze in 1966.[2]

Olympic results[edit]

  • 3 medals – (1 gold, 2 silver)
 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1960 25 N/A 10 Gold
1964 29 11 4 Silver
1968 33 15 15 Silver

World Championship results[edit]

  • 2 medals – (1 silver, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1962 27 Silver
1966 31 Bronze

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Britt Strandberg". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ Britt Lundén. Swedish Olympic Committee

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