Arthur Olsson

Arthur Eidor Folke "Likenäsarn" Olsson (7 February 1926 – 12 October 2013) was a Swedish cross-country skier. He finished 11th in the 50 km event at the 1956 Winter Olympics[1] and won a bronze medal in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 1954 World Championships.[2] He received his nickname Likenäsarn after his first club IFK Likenäs.[3]

Arthur Olsson
Arthur Olsson SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born7 February 1926
Nyskoga, Torsby, Sweden
Died12 October 2013 (aged 87)
Råda, Sweden
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubIFK Likenäs
Lesjöfors SK
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Sweden
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1954 Falun 4 × 10 km relay

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   15 km  30 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1956 30 11

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   15 km  30 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1954 28 Bronze

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Arthur Olsson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Skilanglauf – Weltmeisterschaften (Herren). sport-komplett.de
  3. ^ Arthur Olsson. Swedish Olympic Committee