Jörgen Brink

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Jörgen Brink
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Jörgen Brink in Holmenkollen, 2007
Full name Per Jörgen Brink
Born (1974-03-10) 10 March 1974 (age 44)
Delsbo, Hälsingland, Sweden
Ski club Delsbo IF
World Cup career
Seasons 1995–2010
Individual wins 1
Indiv. podiums 5

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 Řezáč 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.

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 1 victory
  • 5 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 2001–02 13 March 2002 Norway Oslo, Norway 1.5 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
2 2002–03 12 January 2003 Estonia Otepää, Estonia 30 km Mass Start C World Cup 1st
3 12 February 2003 Germany Reit im Winkl, Germany 1.5 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
4 22 March 2003 Sweden Falun, Sweden 10 km + 10 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
5 2003–04 5 March 2004 Finland Lahti, Finland 1.0 km Sprint F World Cup 2rd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 2 victories
  • 4 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1 1998–99 29 November 1998 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 1st Fredriksson / Bergström / Elofsson
2  2001–02  27 November 2001 Finland Kuopio, Finland 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 2nd Lindgren / Fredriksson / Elofsson
3 2002–03 23 March 2003 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 1st Carlsson / Fredriksson / Södergren
4  2003–04  22 February 2004 Sweden Umeå, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Larsson / Högberg / Fredriksson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete : BRINK Joergen". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 11 February 2018. 

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