Bengt Eriksson

Bengt Eriksson (22 January 1931 – 19 November 2014) was a Swedish nordic combined skier. He won an individual silver medal at the 1956 Winter Olympics and finished 10th at the 1960 Games. Between 1953 and 1966 he won eight national titles. He also competed nationally in association football and internationally in ski jumping, finishing 19th in the normal hill at the 1960 Olympics. In 1965 he was awarded the Holmenkollen medal, shared with Arto Tiainen and Arne Larsen.[1]

Bengt Eriksson
Personal information
Born22 January 1931
Malung, Sweden
Died19 November 2014 (aged 83)
Hudiksvall, Sweden
Sport
SportNordic combined
ClubIF Friska Viljor, Örnsköldsvik

References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bengt Eriksson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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