List of notable or famous cross-country skiers from Sweden, with bios and photos, including the top cross-country skiers born in Sweden and even some popular cross-country skiers who immigrated to Sweden. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swedish cross-country skiers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These cross-country skiers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known cross-country skier from Sweden is included when available.
List is made up of many different people, including Anders Södergren and Anna Haag.
This historic cross-country skiers from Sweden list can help answer the questions "Who are some Swedish cross-country skiers of note?" and "Who are the most famous cross-country skiers from Sweden?" These prominent cross-country skiers of Sweden may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Swedish cross-country skiers.Use this list of renowned Swedish cross-country skiers to discover some new cross-country skiers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (15 items)
Hans Anders Södergren is a Swedish cross-country skier who has competed since 1999. He earned a bronze medal in the 4x10 km relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and also finished 5th in the 15 km + 15 km double pursuit event at those same Olympics. In the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver he won a gold medal with the Swedish team in the 4x10 km relay. Södergren won four medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with two silvers and two bronzes in the 4 x 10 km. He has eight FIS Race victories and is a ten-time national champion at distances between 15 km and 50 km as of the 2005–06 season. Additionally, Södergren won the 50 km event at both the 2006 and the 2008 Holmenkollen ski ...more
Birthplace: Söderhamn, Swedensee more on Anders Södergren
Anna Olsson is a Swedish cross-country skier who competed from 1996 to 2010. Competing in three Winter Olympics, she won a gold medal in the team sprint at Turin in 2006. Olsson also won a silver medal in the team sprint event at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec. She also has twenty individual victories at all levels at various distances since 2000. She married fellow skier Johan Olsson in 2008. ...more
Birthplace: Gudmundrå Court Districtsee more on Anna Dahlberg
Anna Margret Haag is a Swedish cross-country skier who has been competing since 2003. She won a bronze medal in the 4 x 5 km at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec. Haag's best individual World Cup finish is a third place in a 10 km event 21 November 2009. Her lone victory was at a FIS race in Sweden in the 10 km event in 2008. On 19 February 2010, Haag won the Olympic silver medal in the 15 km pursuit. Three days later, on 22 February, she won another silver medal, in the team sprint together with Charlotte Kalla. At the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Haag in 4 x 5 km team relay, 3rd stage, won gold. ...more
Birthplace: Köping, Swedensee more on Anna Haag
Björn Lind is a Swedish former cross country skier who competed since 2000. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won gold medals in both the Individual and Team sprint events at Turin in 2006. Lind's best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was a fourth in the individual sprint twice. He has three World Cup victories in individual sprint events since 2005. After the 2011 season, Lind retired. ...more
Birthplace: Ljusterösee more on Björn Lind