John Lindgren

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John Lindgren
John Lindgren (skier).jpg
John Lindgren during the 1920's
Personal information
Born8 November 1899
Hedlunda, Lycksele Municipality, Sweden
Died30 January 1990 (aged 90)
Lycksele, Sweden
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
SportCross-country skiing
ClubLycksele IF

John Halvar Theofron Lindgren (8 November 1899 – 30 January 1990)[1] was a Swedish cross country skier who won the 1927 world titles in the 18 km and 50 km events.[2] He finished eighth in the 50 km race at the 1932 Winter Olympics. His younger brother Ivan was also an Olympic cross-country skier.[3]


  1. ^ John Lindgren. Swedish Olympic Committee
  2. ^ Skilanglauf – Weltmeisterschaften (Herren).
  3. ^ John Lindgren Archived 5 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine.

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