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Sigurd Andersson

Full name: Karl Sigurd Andersson
Gender: Male
Born: July 18, 1926 in Börjelsbyn, Kalix, Norrbotten, Sweden
Died: February 5, 2009 in Kalix, Norrbotten, Sweden
Affiliations: IFK Kalix, Kalix (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Sigurd Andersson's first accomplishments as a cross-country skier came in 1946, when he won silver in the district junior championships and won his club championship. In 1950 Andersson was second in the district championships, won bronze at the Swedish Championships in the 15 km and was selected to the Swedish national team. In 1951 he won the 18 km race and was second in the relay in Garmich-Partenkirchen. At the 1952 Olympics, Andersson's only start was in the relay, where he skied the second leg, earning a bronze medal. Later that year he won his only Swedish title, again in the relay. In 1955 Andersson won all the cross-country events, including the relay, at his district championships. Andersson was lumberjack by profession.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1952 Winter 25 Oslo Cross Country Skiing Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 36:39 1-12:58 2
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