Ulla Lindkvist

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Ulla Lindkvist
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Born (1939-08-30)30 August 1939
Died 6 August 2015(2015-08-06) (aged 75)

Ulla Lindkvist (30 August 1939 – 6 August 2015) was a Swedish orienteering competitor, and the first individual female world champion in this sport.[1] She won the 1966 and 1968 Individual World Orienteering Championships,[2] and finished second 1970.[3] She became Relay World Champion in 1970 as a member of the Swedish team (together with Birgitta Larsson and Eivor Steen-Olsson).[3] She also participated on the teams that obtained silver medals in 1968 and 1972.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sveriges första världsmästarinna har lämnat oss" (in Swedish). Svenska Orienteringsförbundet. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 
  2. ^ World Orienteering Championship, senior statistics 1966–2006 (Retrieved on November 19, 2007)
  3. ^ a b "World Orienteering Championships 1970". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 22 October 2016.