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Nils Täpp

Full name: Nils Bertil Täpp (Persson-)
Nickname(s): Nisse
Gender: Male
Born: October 27, 1917 in Malung, Malung-Sälen, Dalarna, Sweden
Died: October 23, 2000 in Malung, Malung-Sälen, Dalarna, Sweden
Affiliations: Östersunds SK, Östersund (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Nils Bertil Täpp was born and competed for Malungs IF until 1945 under the name Persson. In these years he won Swedish Championships in the 15 km (1943), the relay (1942) and the 30 km team event (1943). In 1946 he competed for Sågmyra IF and won another Swedish Championship in the 15 km. His last Swedish Championship came in 1949 in the relay, this time with the team of Östersunds SK. In 1950 and 1951 he took bronze and silver, respectively, in the 18 km event of the Swedish Ski Games. His good results over the short distance earned him a place on the Swedish relay team which won gold at the 1948 Winter Olympics and the 1950 World Championship and bronze at the 1952 Winter Olympics. He had only one individual appearance at the Olympics with a seventh place in the 1952 18 km.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 30 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Sweden SWE 1 Gold
1952 Winter 34 Oslo Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Sweden SWE 7
1952 Winter 34 Oslo Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1952 Winter 34 Oslo Cross Country Skiing Sweden Final Standings 7 1-03:35 27:40 =9

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1948 Winter 30 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Sweden SWE Final Standings 1 37:14 1-13:30 1
1952 Winter 34 Oslo Cross Country Skiing Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 36:19 36:19 2