Barbro Martinsson

Intro Swedish cross-country skier
Is Cross-country skier
From Sweden
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 16 August 1935, Gävle, Sweden
Star sign Leo

Barbro Martinsson (born 16 August 1935) is a former Swedish cross-country skier who competed during the 1960s. Born in Valbo, she won two silver medals in the 3 × 5 km relay at the 1964 Winter Olympics and the 1968 Winter Olympics. Martinsson finished fourth in the 1968 Winter Olympics in both 5 km and 10 km. She also won two medals in the 3 × 5 km relay at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in 1962 and a bronze in 1966. Martinsson also won the 10 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1964. In total she has won 57 district championships in different sports, including handball.

Cross-country skiing results

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).

Olympic Games

2 medals – (2 silver)

 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  3 × 5 km  relay 
1956 20 N/A 14
1960 24 N/A 7
1964 28 7 11 Silver
1968 32 4 4 Silver

World Championships

2 medals – (1 silver, 1 bronze)

 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  3 × 5 km  relay 
1958 22 N/A 15
1962 26 6 Silver
1966 30 7 6 Bronze

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