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Jörgen Brink (born March 10, 1974 in Delsbo, Hälsingland) is a retired Swedish cross-country skier and biathlete who has competed since 1994. He earned three bronze medals at the 2003 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme (10 km + 10 km double pursuit, 50 km, and 4 × 10 km).

Jörgen Brink
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Jörgen Brink in Holmenkollen, 2007
Full namePer Jörgen Brink
Born (1974-03-10) 10 March 1974 (age 44)
Delsbo, Hälsingland, Sweden
Ski clubDelsbo IF
World Cup career
Seasons1995–2010
Individual wins1
Indiv. podiums5

Brink's best finish at the Winter Olympics was a 24th in the individual sprint in 2002. He won eleven FIS races from 1995 to 2006 at all distances. On March 7, 2010, he won the 90 km ski marathon race Vasaloppet, beating Daniel Tynell to the finishing line by a very narrow margin. Brink's winning time was 4 hours, 2 minutes and 59 seconds. On March 6, 2011 he won Vasaloppet again, beating Stanislav Řezáč by 1 second. His winning time was 3 hours, 51 minutes and 51 seconds. In 2012, he set a new Vasaloppet record by 16 seconds, winning at 3 hours, 38 minutes and 41 seconds. It was his third consecutive Vasaloppet win.

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World Cup resultsEdit

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

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 1 victory
  • 5 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 2001–02 13 March 2002   Oslo, Norway 1.5 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
2 2002–03 12 January 2003   Otepää, Estonia 30 km Mass Start C World Cup 1st
3 12 February 2003   Reit im Winkl, Germany 1.5 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
4 22 March 2003   Falun, Sweden 10 km + 10 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
5 2003–04 5 March 2004   Lahti, Finland 1.0 km Sprint F World Cup 2rd

Team podiumsEdit

  • 2 victories
  • 4 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1 1998–99 29 November 1998   Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 1st Fredriksson / Bergström / Elofsson
2  2001–02  27 November 2001   Kuopio, Finland 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 2nd Lindgren / Fredriksson / Elofsson
3 2002–03 23 March 2003   Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 1st Carlsson / Fredriksson / Södergren
4  2003–04  22 February 2004   Umeå, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Larsson / Högberg / Fredriksson

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athlete : BRINK Joergen". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

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