Irma Johansson

Irma Elina Johansson (later Öberg, born 3 April 1932) is a Swedish former cross-country skier. She competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics in the 3 × 5 km relay and 10 km events and won two medals in the relay, with a gold in 1960 and a bronze in 1956. Individually she finished in 7–8th place.[1]

Irma Johansson
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Irma Johansson
Personal information
Born (1932-04-03) 3 April 1932 (age 89)
Kalix, Norrbotten, Sweden
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubIFK Kalix
Luleå SK
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Representing  Sweden
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 1 0 1
World Championships 0 1 0
Total 1 1 1
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Squaw Valley 3 × 5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 3 × 5 km relay
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Lahti 3 × 5 km relay

Johansson also won a 3 × 5 relay km bronze medal at the 1958 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. She and her husband worked for three decades as gardeners in Skellefteå before moving back to her native Kalix.[2]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2 medals – (1 gold, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1956 23 7 Bronze
1960 27 8 Gold

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   10 km  3 × 5 km 
 relay 
1958 25 18 Bronze

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Irma Johansson Archived 6 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Irma Johansson Öberg. Swedish Olympic Committee

External linksEdit