Mikael Löfgren

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Mikael Löfgren
Personal information
Full name Mikael Löfgren
Born (1969-09-02) 2 September 1969 (age 45)
Torsby, Sweden
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
World Cup debut 14 March 1987
Olympic Games
Teams 4 (1988, 1992, 1994, 1998)
Medals 2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 7 (1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997)
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 12 (1986/87–1997/98)
Individual victories 0
Individual podiums 5
Overall titles 1 (1992–93)
Discipline titles 1:
1 Individual (1992–93)

Mikael Löfgren (born September 2, 1969 in Torsby) is a former Swedish biathlete. He became the Junior World Champion in 1986, aged 17. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France he won two bronze medals, one in the 4 × 7.5 km relay and one in the 20 km individual. His teammates with the Swedish relay team were Ulf Johansson, Tord Wiksten, and Leif Andersson. The next season he won the overall Biathlon World Cup.

Löfgren coached Norway's biathlon team from 2008 to 2012.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Canada 1988 Calgary 51st 22nd 7th
France 1992 Albertville Bronze 20th Bronze
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 11th
Japan 1998 Nagano 20th 25th 10th

World Championships[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Team Relay
Austria 1989 Feistritz 16th 42nd N/A 5th 8th
Soviet Union 1990 Minsk 26th 39th N/A 8th
Finland 1991 Lahti 4th 39th N/A 8th 5th
Bulgaria 1993 Borovets 12th 14th N/A 7th 6th
Italy 1995 Antholz-Anterselva 38th 22nd N/A 9th 6th
Germany 1996 Ruhpolding 53rd 20th N/A
Slovakia 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 13th 11th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Pursuit was added as an event in 1997.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mikael Löfgren". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 

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