Kjell Sjöberg

Kjell Allan Sjöberg (11 May 1937 – 10 September 2013) was a Swedish ski jumper. He competed at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympics in the normal hill and large hill events with the best result of fifth place in the large hill in 1964.[1][2] He won a bronze medal in that event at the 1966 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo.[3]

Kjell Sjöberg
Kjell Sjöberg
Personal information
Born11 May 1937
Själevad, Sweden
Died10 September 2013 (aged 76)
Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Height169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
SportSki jumping
ClubIF Friska Viljor, Örnsköldsvik

After retiring from competitions Sjöberg worked in the paint and paper production industries. He died aged 76 and was survived by wife Astrid, daughter Marie, two brothers and a sister.[3]

References

  1. Kjell Sjöberg. sports-reference.com
  2. Kjell Sjöberg. Swedish Olympic Committee
  3. "Kjell Sjöberg, minnesord - Dödsfall" (in Swedish). allehanda.se. 11 September 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
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