Martin Lundström

Martin Lundström (30 May 1918 – 30 June 2016) was a Swedish cross-country skier who competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He was born in Tvärliden, Norsjö Municipality.

Martin Lundström
Martin Lundström in St Moritz 1948.jpg
Personal information
Born30 May 1918
Norsjö, Sweden
Died30 June 2016 (aged 98)
Umeå, Sweden
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubIFK Umeå

Lundström won two Olympic gold medals during the 1948 Winter Olympics in Saint-Moritz, Switzerland at the 18 km and 4 × 10 km relay events. He also won a bronze medal in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 1952 Winter Olympics. Lundström also won at the 18 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1948. Additionally, he won a gold in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 1950 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. He died in June 2016 at the age of 98.[1]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

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

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 3 medals – (2 gold, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   18 km   50 km   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1948 29 Gold Gold
1952 33 Bronze

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
 Year   Age   18 km   50 km   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1950 31 Gold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Martin Lundström död – blev 98 år gammal (in Swedish)
  2. ^ "LUNDSTROEM Martin". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 13 January 2020.

External linksEdit