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Tore Eriksson

Full name: Tore Lars-Erik Eriksson
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: August 7, 1937 in Transtrand, Malung-Sälen, Dalarna, Sweden
Affiliations: Transtrands SF, Transtrand, Malung-Sälen (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Tore Eriksson was part of the successful Swedish biathlon relay team that won bronze medals at the 1967 World Championships in Altenberg in East Germany and – running second leg – at the 1968 Olympic Winter Games. His Olympics relay teammates were Lars-Göran Arwidson, Olle Petrusson and Holmfrid Olsson. Eriksson still lives in his native Transtrand, where he is very active in community affairs and with the mountain rescue team. Many sources also attribute to him the bronze medal in the first relay event at the Biathlon World Championships 1966 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, but that was his compatriot and 1964 Olympian [Sten Eriksson].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 30 Grenoble Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ET ER
1968 Winter 30 Grenoble Biathlon Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 35:03.8 0 1-09:17.1 2