Mats Larsson

Intro Swedish cross-country skier
Is Cross-country skier
From Sweden
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 20 March 1980, Vansbro Municipality, Sweden
Star sign Pisces
Stats
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 75 kg

Ål Mats Arne Larsson (born 20 March 1980) is a Swedish cross-country skier who has raced since 1999. He won a bronze medal in the 4 × 10 km relay and finished 20th in the 15 km event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Larsson won a silver medal in the individual sprint event at the 2007 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Sapporo. His only career win came in a 15 km event in 2002 in Italy. In May 2013, he was appointed as a coach for the Swedish national cross-country ski team. His father Gunnar was also an Olympic cross-country skier.

Cross-country skiing results

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

Olympic Games

1 medal – (1 bronze)

 Year   Age   15 km individual  30 km  skiathlon   50 km mass start  Sprint   4 × 10 km  relay   Team  sprint 
2006 25 9 Bronze

World Championships

1 medal – (1 silver)

 Year   Age   15 km individual  30 km  skiathlon   50 km mass start  Sprint   4 × 10 km  relay   Team  sprint 
2005 24 62 6 7
2007 26 33 Silver
2009 28 6

World Cup

Season standings

 Season   Age  Discipline standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint NordicOpening Tour deSki World CupFinal
2000 20 NC N/A NC N/A N/A N/A
2001 21 NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2002 22 NC N/A N/A N/A NC N/A N/A N/A
2003 23 81 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2004 24 55 51 N/A N/A 33 N/A N/A N/A
2005 25 66 NC N/A N/A 29 N/A N/A N/A
2006 26 93 85 N/A N/A 48 N/A N/A N/A
2007 27 25 53 N/A N/A 11 N/A DNF N/A
2008 28 44 57 N/A N/A 20 N/A 29
2009 29 58 56 N/A N/A 37 N/A 55
2010 30 50 53 N/A N/A 33 N/A 19
2011 31 50 93 N/A N/A 17 DNF

Individual podiums 4 podiums – (3 WC, 1 SWC)

No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 2006–07 14 March 2007 Drammen, Norway 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
2 21 March 2007 Stockholm, Sweden 1.0 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
3 2007–08 1 December 2007 Rukatunturi, Finland 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
4 2009–10 19 March 2010 Falun, Sweden 3.3 km Individual C Stage World Cup 2nd

Team podiums 1 victory – (1 RL) 7 podiums – (4 RL, 3 TS)

No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1  2003–04  14 December 2003 Davos, Switzerland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Larsson / Olsson / Högberg
2 22 February 2004 Umeå, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Brink / Högberg / Fredriksson
3  2005–06  18 December 2005 Canmore, Canada 6 × 1.2 km Team Sprint C World Cup 3rd Östberg
4  2007–08  9 December 2007 Davos, Switzerland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Olsson / Södergren / Hellner
5 2010–11 21 November 2010 Gällivare, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Olsson / Rickardsson / Hellner
6 5 December 2010 Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 1.6 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Jönsson
7 16 January 2011 Liberec, Czech Republic 6 × 1.6 km Team Sprint C World Cup 2nd Modin

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