Marie-Helene Östlund

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Marie-Helene Östlund
Full name Marie-Helene Östlund
Born (1966-05-14) 14 May 1966 (age 49)
Sollefteå, Sweden
Ski club Sollefteå SK
World Cup career
Seasons 1986-1995
Individual wins 2
Indv. podiums 9

Marie-Helene Östlund, née Westin (born 14 May 1966), is a retired Swedish cross-country skier. Östlund won a very unexpected world title on the 20 km in Oberstdorf, West Germany, in 1987. For the feat, she was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal, shared with the Swedish ice hockey team. She is married to fellow Swedish cross-country skier Erik Östlund.

In 1994 and 1995, she won Tjejvasan.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tjejvasan" (PDF) (in Swedish). Vasloppet. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 

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Preceded by
Tomas Johansson
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
with
Swedish national men's ice hockey team

1987
Succeeded by
Tomas Gustafson