Nils-Joel Englund

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Nils-Joel Englund
Nils-Joel Englund 1936.jpg
Englund at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born 7 April 1907
Överluleå, Sweden
Died 23 June 1995 (aged 88)
Tierp, Sweden
Sport
Sport Cross-country skiing
Club Bodens BK
Nils-Joel Englund

Nils-Joel Englund (7 April 1907 – 23 June 1995) was a Swedish cross-country skier who competed in the 1930s. He won a bronze medal in 50 km at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.[1]

Englund also won six medals at the Nordic skiing World Championships, earning three golds (4 x 10 km and 18 km: 1933, 50 km: 1935), one silver (50 km: 1934), and two bronzes (4×10 km: 1934, 1935). After retiring from competitions he coached the Swiss national skiing team for two years. Then he worked at the Sundin ski factory and ran a sports store in Hudiksvall.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nils Englund. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Nils Englund. Swedish Olympic Committee

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