Tore Eriksson

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Tore Eriksson
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Men’s biathlon
Olympic Games
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1968 Grenoble 4 x 7.5 km relay
World championship
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1966 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 4 x 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1967 Altenberg 4 x 7.5 km relay

Tore Eriksson (August 7, 1937 February 17, 2017) [1] was a Swedish biathlete and Olympic medalist. He was born in Transtrand. He received a bronze medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble. [2] He participated on the bronze teams at the 1966 and at the 1967 Biathlon World Championships.

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