Britt Strandberg

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Britt Strandberg
Britt Strandberg Grenoble 1968.jpg
Strandberg at the 1968 Olympics
Personal information
Born 31 March 1934 (1934-03-31) (age 83)
Hennan, Sweden
Died 16 December 1992 (aged 65)
Södertälje, Sweden
Height 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Sport Cross-country skiing
Club Edsbyns 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]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Britt Strandberg. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Britt Lundén. Swedish Olympic Committee

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