Torgny Mogren

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Torgny Mogren
Full name Nils Arne Torgny Mogren
Born (1963-07-26) 26 July 1963 (age 53)
Hällefors, Sweden
Ski club Åsarna IK
World Cup career
Seasons 1983-1998
Individual wins 13
Indiv. podiums 37
Overall titles 1 (1986-87)

Torgny Mogren (born 26 July 1963) is a Swedish former cross-country skier who competed from 1984 to 1998. He won the gold medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. His best individual finish was a 5th in the combined pursuit at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.

Mogren's biggest successes occurred at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships where he earned nine medals. This included four golds (4 x 10 km: 1987, 1989; 50 km: 1991, 1993), three silvers (15 km, 30 km: both 1989; 4 x 10 km: 1991), and two bronzes (50 km: 1987, 10 km: 1991). He won the overall World Cup in 1986/87, and ended five times in the top three overall.

He competed for the club Åsarna IK throughout his career.

Mogren received the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1993.

He retired from cross-country skiing following the 1997-1998 season[1] and continued to be involved in the sports as an expert commentator on Swedish Radio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petra Thorén (14 January 1998). "-Här är guldklimp redan på gång" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet sport. Retrieved 15 March 2016. 
Preceded by
Jan-Ove Waldner
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
1993
Succeeded by
Swedish national football team