Fredrik Nyberg

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Fredrik Nyberg
Country Sweden
Born (1969-03-23) 23 March 1969 (age 50)
Skön, Sweden

Mats Fredrik Nyberg (born 23 March 1969) is a former Swedish alpine skier.

He was born in Skön (Sundsvall).

Excelling in giant slalom and super-G, he won a total of seven World Cup races in those disciplines. He took part in a total of five Winter Olympics; his 5th-place finish in the 2006 Olympic giant slalom was his best Olympic result.

Nyberg planned to end his career after the 2006–07 season, but crashed during practive in Austria on 10 November 2006, causing a serious knee injury. The injury forced him to end his career at the age of 37 without a start in his last season.[1]

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Discipline
3 March 1990 Switzerland Veysonnaz Giant slalom
9 August 1990 New Zealand Mount Hutt Giant slalom
8 January 1994 Slovenia Kranjska Gora Giant slalom
6 March 1994 United States Aspen Giant slalom
30 November 1996 United States Breckenridge Giant slalom
3 December 2000 United States Vail / Beaver Creek Super-G
20 December 2001 Slovenia Kranjska Gora Giant slalom

References[edit]

  1. ^ Per Vallgårda, Tobias Österberg (TT) (10 November 2006). "Nyberg i svår krasch – karriären över" (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan. Retrieved 14 October 2017.

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