Nils Östensson

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Nils Östensson
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Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Sweden
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 St. Moritz 4 x 10 km
Silver medal – second place 1948 St. Moritz 18 km

Nils Holger Östensson (April 29, 1918, Transtrand, Dalarna – July 24, 1949) was a former Swedish cross-country skier who competed in the 1940s. He won the 4 x 10 km gold and the 18 km silver at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.

Östensson also won the 18 km and 50 km events at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1949.

He died in a motorcycle accident on July 24, 1949.

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