Nils Holger Östensson (29 April 1918, Transtrand, Dalarna – 24 July 1949) was a Swedish cross-country skier who competed in the 1940s. He won the 4 × 10 km relay gold and the 18 km silver at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.
|Men's cross-country skiing|
|1948 St. Moritz||4 × 10 km relay|
|1948 St. Moritz||18 km|
Östensson also won the 18 km and 50 km events at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1949.
He died in a motorcycle accident on 24 July 1949.
Cross-country skiing resultsEdit
- 2 medals – (1 gold, 1 silver)
|Year||Age||18 km||50 km|| 4 × 10 km |
- "OESTENSSON Nils". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
- Nils Oestensson at the International Ski Federation
- Holmenkollen winners since 1892 - click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file (in Norwegian)
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Nils Östensson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-03.
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