Nils Bertil Täpp (27 October 1917 – 23 October 2000) was a Swedish cross-country skier. He was part of the Swedish 4 × 10 km relay teams that won gold medals at the 1948 Winter Olympics and 1950 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. At the 1952 Olympics he finished seventh in the individual 18 km race and won a bronze medal in the 4 × 10 km relay. He was the Swedish national champion in the 15 km (1943 and 1946) and 3 × 10 km relay (1942, 1943 and 1949).[1]

Nils Täpp
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Nils Täpp around 1950
Personal information
Born(1917-10-27)27 October 1917
Malung, Sweden
Died23 October 2000(2000-10-23) (aged 82)
Malung, Sweden
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubMalungs IF (−1945)
Sågmyra IF (1946)
Östersunds SK

He was born Nils Bertil Persson and changed his last name to Täpp in 1945.[2]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2 medals – (1 gold, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   18 km   50 km   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1948 30 Gold
1952 34 7 Bronze

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
 Year   Age   18 km   50 km   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1950 32 Gold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nils Täpp. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Nils Täpp. Swedish Olympic Committee

External linksEdit