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Martin Lundström

Swedish cross-country skier

Martin Lundström (30 May 1918 – 30 June 2016) was a Swedish cross-country skier. He competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He was born in Tvärliden, Norsjö Municipality.

Martin Lundström
Martin Lundström in St Moritz 1948.jpg
Martin Lundström during the 1948 Olympic Winter Games in Saint-Moritz, Switzerland.
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 St. Moritz 18 km
Gold medal – first place 1948 St. Moritz 4 x 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Oslo 4 x 10 km
Gold medal – first place 1950 Lake Placid 4 x 10 km

Lundström won two Olympic gold medals during the 1948 Winter Olympics in Saint-Moritz, Switzerland at the 18 km and 4 x 10 km relay events. He also won a bronze medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1952 Winter Olympics.

Lundström also won at the 18 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1948. Additionally, he won a gold in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1950 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

He died in June 2016 in Stockholm at the age of 98.[1]

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