Lars Theodor Jonsson

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Lars Theodor Jonsson (10 November 1903 – 12 October 1998) was a Swedish cross-country skier. He was two-times Swedish champion, in the 15 km in 1933 and the 30 km in 1935.[1] He finished seventh in the 18 km event at the 1928 Winter Olympics[2][3] and won a bronze medal in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 1934 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.[4]

Lars Theodor Jonsson
Lars-Theodor Jonsson SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born10 November 1903
Frostviken, Strömsund Municipality, Sweden
Died12 October 1998 (aged 94)
Strömsund, Sweden
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubÖstersunds SK

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   18 km   50 km   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1928 24 7 N/A

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   17 km  18 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1930 26 N/A 19 N/A
1934 30 N/A Bronze

Personal LifeEdit

Starting with the late 1940s, Jonsson moved to a forest hut near the city of Stromsund, living in isolation for over 40 years. Towards the end of his life, he moved to a retirement home. His hut has been preserved and moved to city's local museum where it can still be visited. [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lars-Theodor Jonsson Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  2. ^ Lars-Theodor Jonsson. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Lars-Theoder Jonsson. Swedish Olympic Committee
  4. ^ Skilanglauf – Weltmeisterschaften (Herren). sport-komplett.de