IF Friska Viljor

Idrottsföreningen Friska Viljor is a Swedish ski jumping and Nordic combined club from Örnsköldsvik, Västernorrland County.

IF Friska Viljor
Full nameIdrottsföreningen Friska Viljor
Sportski jumping, Nordic combined
soccer (earlier)
Founded1905 (1905)
Based inÖrnsköldsvik, Sweden

It formerly offered more sports. A football club named Friska Viljor FC was separated from IF Friska Viljor in February 1994.[1] The alpine skiing section was also separated from IF Friska Viljor.

The brothers Evert and Kåre Karlsson participated together at the 1950 World Ski Championships, and Evert was a 1948 Olympian.[2] Other Olympians are Sven-Olof Lundgren (1928),[3] Axel Östrand (1936),[4] Erik Lindström (1948),[5] Nils Lundh (1948),[6] Bengt Eriksson (1956, 1960; silver medalist),[7] Kjell Sjöberg (1960, 1964, 1968),[8] Bror Östman (1952, 1956),[9] Rolf Strandberg (1960),[10] Mats Östman (1968),[11] Ulf Norberg (1968),[12] Anders Lundqvist (1972),[13] Magnus Westman (1992, 1994),[14] Fredrik Johansson (1994),[15] and Johan Rasmussen (1994).[16] In recent years several club members have participated in the Ski jumping World Cup, including Kristoffer Jaafs,[17] Carl Nordin,[18] Isak Grimholm,[19] and Jakob Grimholm.[20]

Their hill is Paradiskullen, which is one of Scandinavia's best[citation needed] training facilities for ski jumping.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Om Friska Viljor FC" (in Swedish). Friska Viljor FC. Archived from the original on 22 January 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Løkken IFs historie fra 1896" (in Norwegian). Løkken IF. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Sven-Olof Lundgren". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Axel Östrand". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Erik Lindström". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 12 January 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Nils Lundh". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  7. ^ "Bengt Eriksson". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 21 January 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  8. ^ "Kjell Sjöberg". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  9. ^ "Bror Östman". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 14 September 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  10. ^ "Rolf Strandberg". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  11. ^ "Mats Östman". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 1 September 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  12. ^ "Ulf Norberg". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  13. ^ "Anders Lundqvist". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 25 August 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  14. ^ "Magnus Westman". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  15. ^ "Fredrik Johansson". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  16. ^ "Johan Rasmussen". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  17. ^ Kristoffer Jaafs at the International Ski Federation
  18. ^ Carl Nordin at the International Ski Federation
  19. ^ Isak Grimholm at the International Ski Federation
  20. ^ Jakob Grimholm at the International Ski Federation

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