Gunnar Larsson (cross-country skier)

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Gunnar Larsson
Gunnar Larsson (skier) Grenoble 1968.jpg
Larsson at the 1968 Olympics
Personal information
Born 1 July 1944 (1944-07) (age 72)
Järna, Vansbro, Sweden
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Sport Cross-country skiing
Club Hulåns IF, Dala-Järna, Vansbro

Ål Lars Gunnar "Hulån" Larsson (born 1 July 1944) was a retired Swedish cross-country skier. He competed at the 1968 and 1972 Winter Olympics in the 15, 30, 50 and 4×10 km events and won two medals in 1968: a silver in the 4×10 km relay and a bronze over 15 km. In 1972 he finished fourth in the relay and 30 km events.[1][2]

Domestically, Larsson won Swedish titles in the 15 km in 1971 and in the 30 km in 1969. His son Mats also became an Olympic cross-country skier.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gunnar Larsson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Gunnar Larsson. Swedish Olympic Committee

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