Nils Täpp

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Nils Täpp
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Personal information
Born 27 October 1917
Malung, Sweden
Died 23 October 2000 (aged 82)
Malung, Sweden
Sport
Sport Cross country skiing
Club Malungs IF (−1945)
Sågmyra IF (1946)
Östersunds SK

Nils Bertil Täpp (27 October 1917 – 23 October 2000) was a Swedish cross-country skier. He was part of the Swedish 4×10 km relay teams that won gold medals at the 1948 Winter Olympics and 1950 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. At the 1952 Olympics he finished seventh in the individual 18 km race and won a bronze medal in the 4×10 km relay. He was the Swedish national champion in the 15 km (1943 and 1946) and 3×10 km relay (1942, 1943 and 1949).[1]

He was born Nils Bertil Persson and changed his last name to Täpp in 1945.[2]

References[edit]

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

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