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Tommy Limby

Full name: Set Tommy Limby
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: September 5, 1947 in Gåxsjö, Strömsund, Jämtland, Sweden
Died: January 13, 2008 in Orsa, Dalarna, Sweden
Affiliations: Orsa IF, Orsa (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

Tommy Limby was a long distance specialist, coming second in the famous Vasaloppet in 1973, and placing third in 1976 and 1977. His best Olympic result also came in the longest race, finishing 8th in the 50 km. His only major title came in 1978, when he was the third skier of the Swedish team that won the 4 x 10 km relay at the World Championship in Lahti. Limby never won a Swedish title either, although he mounted the podium four times.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Sweden SWE 23
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres Sweden SWE 15
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Sweden SWE 8

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 23 47:00.06 22:51.33 30 34:34.24 22

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 15 1-34:32.47 32:45.06 20 1-04:41.65 15

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 8 2-42:43.58 46:46.58 11 1-18:47.83 11 2-09:12.63 10
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