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Britt Strandberg

Full name: Britt Marianne Strandberg (-Lundén)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: March 31, 1934 in Hennan, Ljusdal, Gävleborg, Sweden
Affiliations: Edsbyns IF, Edsbyn, Ovanåker (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Britt Strandberg achieved major success in relay events. She was part of the Swedish relay team that won gold at the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley, silver in the 1964 Olympic Winter Games at Innsbruck and silver in the 1968 Winter Olympics at Grenoble. She was the only skier who was a member of all three medal winning teams. With the Swedish relay team she also won silver at the World Cup in 1962 in Zakopane and bronze in the 1966 World Cup in Oslo. Individually, she won only one Swedish Championship – over the 10 km in 1961, but she won six relay titles including four consecutive victories from 1961 to 1966 and another two in 1966-67 with her club Edsbyns IF.

Results

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1964 Winter 29 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 11 19:07.5 8:53.8 15
1968 Winter 33 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 15 17:25.8

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 10 42:06.8 22:13 13
1964 Winter 29 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 4 40:54.0 22:27.7 6
1968 Winter 33 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 15 39:25.7 19:52.9 14

Women's 3 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Sweden SWE Final Standings 1 21:45.0 43:16.0 1
1964 Winter 29 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Sweden SWE Final Standings 2 19:51.3 41:45.2 2
1968 Winter 33 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing Sweden SWE Final Standings 2 19:46.7 19:46.7 5