Marie Risby

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Marie Risby (born Marie Johansson on April 20, 1955) was a Swedish cross country skier who competed during the seventies and eighties. She participated in three Winter Olympics (1976, 1980 and 1984) and did her best results at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, when she finished fourth in the 5 km, fifth in the 20 km, fifth in the 4 x 5 km relay, and sixth in the 10 km events.

At the 1985 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Seefeld, Risby finished sixth in the 20 km and tenth in the 10 km events. Her lone World Cup victory was in a 5 km event in Finland in 1985, her last year as an active athlete.

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