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Magdalena Forsberg Biography

A Career Change, The Other Skiing Forsberg, World Cup Victories And International Defeats, ChronologyCONTACT INFORMATION


Swedish biathlete

Madgalena Forsberg was one of the most successful biathletes in history. She was also one of the most popular: fully one-eighth of the population of her native country, Sweden, used to tune in on television to watch her compete, even though before she won the first of her

Magdalena Forsberg

six overall World Cup titles biathlon was rarely televised at all. Forsberg achieved all of this despite not taking up biathlon until the age of twenty-seven and retiring, at the height of her success, at age thirty-four.


Online: www.magdalenaforsberg.com (Swedish only).

Sketch by Julia Bauder

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