Jörgen Brink

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Jörgen Brink
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Val di Fiemme 10 km + 10 km double pursuit
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Val di Fiemme 50 km
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Val di Fiemme 4 x 10 km
Jörgen Brink in Holmenkollen, 2007

Jörgen Brink (born March 10, 1974 in Delsbo, Hälsingland) is a retired Swedish cross-country skier and biathlete who has competed since 1994. He earned three bronze medals at the 2003 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme (10 km + 10 km double pursuit, 50 km, and 4 × 10 km).

Brink's best finish at the Winter Olympics was a 24th in the individual sprint in 2002. He won eleven FIS races from 1995 to 2006 at all distances. On March 7, 2010, he won the 90 km ski marathon race Vasaloppet, beating Daniel Tynell to the finishing line by a very narrow margin. Brink's winning time was 4 hours, 2 minutes and 59 seconds. On March 6, 2011 he won Vasaloppet again, beating Stanislav Rezac by 1 second. His winning time was 3 hours, 51 minutes and 51 seconds. In 2012, he set a new Vasaloppet record by 16 seconds, winning at 3 hours, 38 minutes and 41 seconds. It was his third consecutive Vasaloppet win.

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