Björn Johan Lind (born March 22, 1978 in Ljusterö, Uppland) is a Swedish former cross-country skier who competed since 2000. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won gold medals in both the Individual and Team sprint events at Turin in 2006.

Björn Lind
Björn Lind 2006.jpg
Lind at FIS World Cup Cross Country - January 7–8, 2006 in Otepää, Estonia
Country Sweden
Full nameBjörn Johan Lind
BornMarch 22, 1978 (1978-03-22) (age 41)
Ljusterö, Sweden
Ski clubIFK Umeå
World Cup career
Seasons20002010
Individual wins3
Team wins1
Indiv. podiums7
Team podiums6
Indiv. starts74
Team starts14
Overall titles0 – (4th in 2006)
Discipline titles1 – (1 SP)
Updated on 3 April, 2019.

Lind's best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was a fourth in the individual sprint twice (2005, 2007). He has three World Cup victories in individual sprint events since 2005.

After the 2010–11 season, Lind retired.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

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

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2 medals – (2 gold)
 Year   Age   15 km  Pursuit   30 km  50 km  Sprint  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2002 23 4 N/A
2006 27 N/A Gold Gold
2010 31 N/A 19

World ChampionshipsEdit

 Year   Age   15 km 
individual
 30 km 
 skiathlon 
 50 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2005 26 4 9
2007 28 4 DNF
2009 30 61

World CupEdit

Season titlesEdit

  • 1 title – (1 sprint)
Season
Discipline
2006 Sprint

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age  Discipline standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
2000 22 103 N/A 63 N/A N/A
2001 23 NC N/A N/A N/A NC N/A N/A
2002 24 33 N/A N/A N/A 7 N/A N/A
2003 25 45 N/A N/A N/A 12 N/A N/A
2004 26 29 N/A N/A 9 N/A N/A
2005 27 20 NC N/A N/A 6 N/A N/A
2006 28 4 115 N/A N/A   N/A N/A
2007 29 53 NC N/A N/A 26 63 N/A
2008 30 28 N/A N/A 8
2009 31 54 N/A N/A 20
2010 32 52 N/A N/A 18

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 3 victories – (3 WC)
  • 7 podiums – (7 WC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  2004–05  14 December 2004   Asiago, Italy 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
2 16 January 2005   Nové Město, Czech Republic 1.2 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
3  2005–06  11 December 2005   Vernon, Canada 1.3 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
4 30 December 2005   Nové Město, Czech Republic 1.2 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
5 8 January 2006   Otepää, Estonia 1.5 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
6 2 February 2006   Davos, Switzerland 1.1 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
7  2007–08  27 October 2007   Düsseldorf, Germany 1.5 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd

Team podiumsEdit

  • 1 victory – (1 TS)
  • 6 podiums – (6 TS)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate
1 2004–05 23 January 2005   Pragelato, Italy 6 × 1.2 km Team Sprint C World Cup 2nd Fredriksson
2 2005–06 23 October 2005   Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Fredriksson
3 18 December 2005   Canmore, Canada 6 × 1.2 km Team Sprint C World Cup 2nd Fredriksson
4 2006–07 29 October 2006   Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st Larsson
5 2008–09 21 December 2008   Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Fredriksson
6 2009–10 6 December 2009   Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd Bryntesson

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LIND Bjoern". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 13 January 2020.

External linksEdit