|Born||18 April 1921|
|Died||2 September 2005 (aged 84)|
Thure Valdemar Lindgren (18 April 1921 – 2 September 2005) was a Swedish ski jumper who won an individual silver medal in the large hill at the 1950 World Championships.He finished 40th in the normal hill at the 1952 Winter Olympics.
The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, was a winter multi-sport event celebrated from 12 to 27 February 1994 in and around Lillehammer, Norway.
The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships is a biennial nordic skiing event organized by the International Ski Federation (FIS). The World Championships was started in 1925 for men and opened for women's participation in 1954. World Championship events include nordic skiing's three disciplines: cross-country skiing, ski jumping, and nordic combined. From 1924 to 1939, the World Championships were held every year, including the Winter Olympics. After World War II, the World Championships were held every four years from 1950 to 1982. Since 1985, the World Championships have been held in odd-numbered years.
Jan Mauritz Boklöv is a Swedish former ski jumper who won the 1988–89 World Cup season. He also dominated the Swedish national championships during the late 1980s and early 1990s. He is best known for popularising the now-ubiquitous V-style in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Lindgren is a Swedish surname.
Athletes from Sweden competed in the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France.
Kalle is a masculine given name of North Germanic origin, a variation of Karl. In Sweden, people named Karl are commonly nicknamed Kalle. The name is also found in Finland and Estonia. Notable people with the name include:
John Halvar Theofron Lindgren was a Swedish cross-country skier who won the 1927 world titles in the 18 km and 50 km events. He finished eighth in the 50 km race at the 1932 Winter Olympics. His younger brother Ivan was also an Olympic cross-country skier.
Urban Lindgren is a Swedish cross-country skier who competed from 1993 to 2002. He earned a silver medal in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 2001 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, and finished 14th in the 30 km event at those same championships.
Sweden competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Sweden competed at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway.
Sweden competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
Norway was the host nation for the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo.
Thure Emanuel Johansson was a Swedish freestyle wrestler who won a bronze medal in the flyweight division at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Ture Sigvard "Thure" Sjöstedt was a Swedish wrestler. In freestyle wrestling, he won a gold and a silver medal in the 1928 and 1932 Olympics, respectively, as well as a European title in 1934. He finished second at the 1927 European Championships in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Thure Johan Ahlqvist was a Swedish lightweight boxer who won a silver medal at the 1932 Summer Olympics. A tall and mobile boxer, Ahlqvist favored fighting at a distance, occasionally throwing straight punches.
Marie Lindgren is a Swedish freestyle skier and Olympic medalist. She received a silver medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, in aerials.
Kanthaugen Freestyle Arena is a freestyle skiing stadium located in the hillside area of Kanthaugen in Lillehammer, Norway. Opened in 1992, it was built for the 1994 Winter Olympics. The venue consists of three hills—one each for aerials, moguls and ski ballet. The moguls hill has a capacity for 12,000 spectators while the other two have a 15,000-person capacity. The arena is designated as Norway's national venue for freestyle skiing. It hosted the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup in 1993 and 1995, and is scheduled to host freestyle skiing and snowboarding at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics. The arena is owned by Lillehammer Olympiapark and is located adjacent to the ski jumping hill Lysgårdsbakken.
Fiskartorpet is a recreational area north of Stockholm, Sweden. It is situated in the Djurgården area. It features a small hotel, a small conference center, and a number of restaurants. Sporting facilities include an ice hockey rink, a soccer field, and a K-47 ski jump.
Per Ola Markus Lindgren is a Swedish former handball player and current coach. He is the head coach for IFK Kristianstad since 2012 and was head coach for Sweden from 2008 to 2016. As a player, he won two World Championships, four European Championships and participated in four Olympic Games. He also won four Swedish Championships with Drott.
Piteå Elit is a cross-country skiing club from Piteå in northern Sweden. In the 2011-12 season, three skiers represented Sweden internationally. The club also has many skiers now skiing on the national level.
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