Lars-Arne Bölling

Lars-Arne Bölling, born Lars Arne Torsten 6 October 1944 in Sörsjön, Sweden, is a Swedish former cross-country skier competing for IFK Mora and Orsa IF at club level. He won Vasaloppet in 1970 and 1972.[1] He became Swedish national champion in the 15 kilometers race in 1970, and in the 1973 30 kilometers race as well as the 1970 and 1971 50 kilometers races. He was also part of the IFK Mora team winning the Swedish national relay championship in 1970-1973, and in 1974 he won the same relay title with Orsa IF.[2]

Lars-Arne Bölling
Born(1944-10-06)6 October 1944
Sörsjön, Sweden
Ski clubIFK Mora, Orsa IF

In 1970, he was awarded the Sixten Jernberg Award.[3] and he also represented Sweden during the Olympic Winter Games of 1972 in Sapporo, where he ended up 9th in the 50 kilometers race.[4] In 1973 he won the Marcialonga race in Italy.[5]

He is the son Arne Bölling, who ended up second at Vasaloppet 1943, and the brother's son of Stig Bölling.[6]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   15 km  30 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1972 27 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vasaloppet" (PDF) (in Swedish). Vasaloppet. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Längd herrar" (in Swedish). Svenska Skidförbundet. Archived from the original on 3 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Sixten Jernbergpriset" (in Swedish). Svenska Skidförbundet. Archived from the original on 3 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Lars-Arne Bölling" (in Swedish). Sveriges olympiska kommitté. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  5. ^ "Founding & Historical Facts" (PDF). Worldloppet Ski Federation. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Minns du loppet? - 70-tal" (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio. Retrieved 30 November 2013.