Fredrik Lindström (biathlete)

Fredrik Lindström (born 24 July 1989) is a Swedish former biathlete from Bredbyn. He made his World Cup debut on 12 December 2008 in Hochfilzen, where he ended up in 47th place.

Fredrik Lindström
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Fredrik Lindström during World Cup competitions in Östersund in December 2016
Full nameFredrik Lindström
Born (1989-07-24) 24 July 1989 (age 31)
Bredbyn, Sweden
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
World Cup career
Seasons2008/09–
Individual wins1
Indiv. podiums7
Updated on 23 February 2018.

He represented Sweden at three Winter Olympics; 2010, 2014 and 2018. His best result is a victory in the men's relay in 2018. Lindström also won 2 medals individually in the World Championships: bronze in mass start in 2012 and bronze in the individual in 2013.

On 17 March 2019, he announced his retirement from biathlon following the 2018–2019 season.[1]

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.

Olympic GamesEdit

1 medal (1 gold)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2010 Vancouver 77th 38th 33rd 4th N/A
  2014 Sochi 15th 18th 13th 6th 10th
  2018 Pyeongchang 8th 39th 29th 15th Gold 11th

World ChampionshipsEdit

2 medals (2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 61st 11th 25th 11th 4th
  2012 Rupholding 10th 6th 10th 3rd 16th 4th
  2013 Nové Město 3rd 8th 7th 12th 11th 14th
  2015 Kontiolahti 38th 20th 24th 12th 16th
  2016 Oslo 29th 30th 34th 7th 12th
  2017 Hochfilzen 38th 30th 17th 8th 11th 6th

Individual victoriesEdit

Date Event Competition Level
20 January 2012   Antholz 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OS-hjälten Fredrik Lindström slutar med skidskytte" (in Swedish). Dagens nyheter. 17 March 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2019.