Marie-Helene Östlund

Marie-Helene Östlund (née Westin, born 14 May 1966), is a retired Swedish cross-country skier. Östlund won a world championship title on the 20 km in Oberstdorf, West Germany, in 1987. For the feat, she was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal, shared with the Swedish ice hockey team. She is married to fellow Swedish cross-country skier Erik Östlund.

Marie-Helene Östlund
Country Sweden
Born (1966-05-14) 14 May 1966 (age 54)
Sollefteå, Sweden
Spouse(s)
(m. 1993)
Ski clubSollefteå Skidor IF
World Cup career
Seasons19861995
Individual wins2
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums9
Team podiums4
Indiv. starts60
Team starts12
Overall titles0 – (2nd in 1988)

In 1994 and 1995, she won Tjejvasan.[1]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[2]

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  15 km  Pursuit   20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1988 21 7 8 N/A N/A 10 N/A 6
1992 25 9 N/A 10 6 N/A 7 7
1994 27 N/A 17 N/A 12 6

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 4 medals – (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km
 classical 
 10 km
 freestyle 
 15 km  Pursuit  20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1987 20 11 11 N/A N/A N/A Gold N/A Bronze
1989 22 N/A 13 14 N/A N/A 9 4
1991 24 9 N/A Silver 6 N/A N/A 6 6
1993 26 11 N/A N/A 10 N/A 12 6
1995 28 14 N/A N/A 19 14 N/A 15 Bronze

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age  Overall
1986 20 28
1987 21 4
1988 22  
1989 23 27
1990 24 11
1991 25 4
1992 26 8
1993 27 16
1994 28 20
1995 29 13

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 2 victories
  • 9 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 1986–87 20 February 1987   Oberstdorf, West Germany 20 km Individual F World Championships[1] 1st
2 15 March 1987   Kavgolovo, Soviet Union 10 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
3 1987–88 19 December 1987   Reit im Winkl, West Germany 5 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
4 15 January 1988   Toblach, Italy 20 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
5 27 March 1988   Rovaniemi, Finland 10 km Individual F World Cup 1st
6 1990–91 15 December 1990   Davos, Switzerland 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
7 12 January 1991   Klingenthal, Germany 15 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
8 10 February 1991   Val di Fiemme, Italy 10 km Individual F World Championships[1] 2nd
9 16 March 1991   Oslo, Norway 5 km Individual F World Cup 3rd

Team podiumsEdit

  • 4 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1986–87  17 February 1987   Oberstdorf, West Germany 4 × 5 km Relay F World Championships[1] 3rd Wallin / Lamberg-Skog / Dahlman
2  1993–94  13 March 1994   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay F World Cup 3rd Frithioff / Ordina / Frost
3  1994–95  17 March 1995   Thunder Bay, Canada 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 3rd Frithioff / Ordina / Fanqvist
4 26 March 1995   Sapporo, Japan 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Frithioff / Ordina / Fanqvist

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships, World Championship races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tjejvasan" (PDF) (in Swedish). Vasloppet. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 November 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  2. ^ "OESTLUND WESTIN Marie Helene". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 13 December 2019.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Tomas Johansson
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
with
Swedish national men's ice hockey team

1987
Succeeded by
Tomas Gustafson