Jörgen Mårtensson

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Jörgen Mårtensson

Mårtensson at O-Ringen 1995
Medal record
Men's orienteering
Representing  Sweden
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Mariánské Lázně Classic
Gold medal – first place 1995 Detmold Classic
Silver medal – second place 1981 Thun Relay
Silver medal – second place 1985 Bendigo Relay
Silver medal – second place 1989 Skövde Relay
Silver medal – second place 1993 Harriman Classic
Silver medal – second place 1995 Detmold Short
Silver medal – second place 1997 Grimstad Classic
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Gérardmer Relay
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Detmold Relay

Jörgen Mårtensson (born 4 December 1959)[1] is one of the most successful Swedish orienteer of all times. Twice a winner of the World Orienteering Championships, he also won the 5 days O-Ringen in 1981 (at age 21), 1996 and 1997 (at age 37). Furthermore, he won the Swedish Championship in Marathon at Stockholm Marathon in 1993 . Now retired, he had one of the longest spanning careers in orienteering at world class level, taking part in World Championships over a period of twenty years. Starting with the 1978 World Orienteering Championships, where he placed eighth in the individual contest,[2] he competed in every world championship until 1997.


World Orienteering Championships


  1. ^ "Jörgen Martensson". Park World Tour. Archived from the original on 18 January 2005.
  2. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 1978". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 13 September 2017.

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