Barbro Martinsson

Barbro Martinsson (born 16 August 1935) is a former Swedish cross-country skier who competed during the 1960s. Born in Valbo, she won two silver medals in the 3 × 5 km relay at the 1964 Winter Olympics and the 1968 Winter Olympics. Martinsson finished fourth in the 1968 Winter Olympics in both 5 km and 10 km.

Barbro Martinsson
Barbro Martinsson at a local ski race 1960's.jpg
Barbro Martinsson in the 1960s
Full nameBarbro Martinsson
Born (1935-08-16) 16 August 1935 (age 85)
Valbo, Gästrikland, Sweden
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Ski clubSkellefteå SK
Medal record

She also won two medals in the 3 × 5 km relay at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in 1962 and a bronze in 1966.

Martinsson also won the 10 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1964.

In total she has won 57 district championships in different sports, including handball.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2 medals – (2 silver)
 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1956 20 N/A 14
1960 24 N/A 7
1964 28 7 11 Silver
1968 32 4 4 Silver

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2 medals – (1 silver, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1958 22 N/A 15
1962 26 6 Silver
1966 30 7 6 Bronze

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MARTINSSON Barbro". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 13 December 2019.

External linksEdit