Mikael Löfgren

Mikael Löfgren (born 2 September 1969) is a former Swedish biathlete. He became the Junior World Champion in 1986, aged 17. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France he won two bronze medals, one in the 4 × 7.5 km relay and one in the 20 km individual. His teammates with the Swedish relay team were Ulf Johansson, Tord Wiksten, and Leif Andersson. The next season, he won the overall Biathlon World Cup.

Mikael Löfgren
Personal information
Full nameMikael Löfgren
Born (1969-09-02) 2 September 1969 (age 50)
Torsby, Sweden
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
World Cup debut14 March 1987
Olympic Games
Teams4 (1988, 1992, 1994, 1998)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams7 (1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons12 (1986/87–1997/98)
Individual victories0
Individual podiums5
Overall titles1 (1992–93)
Discipline titles1:
1 Individual (1992–93)

Löfgren coached Norway's biathlon team from 2008 to 2012.

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

2 medals (2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
  1988 Calgary 51st 22nd 7th
  1992 Albertville Bronze 20th Bronze
  1994 Lillehammer 11th
  1998 Nagano 20th 25th 10th

World ChampionshipsEdit

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Team Relay
  1989 Feistritz 16th 42nd N/A 5th 8th
  1990 Minsk 26th 39th N/A 8th
  1991 Lahti 4th 39th N/A 8th 5th
  1993 Borovets 12th 14th N/A 7th 6th
  1995 Antholz-Anterselva 38th 22nd N/A 9th 6th
  1996 Ruhpolding 53rd 20th N/A
  1997 Brezno-Osrblie 13th 11th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Pursuit was added as an event in 1997.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mikael Löfgren". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 16 July 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2015.

External linksEdit