25 Swedish famous athletes

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A high jumper. She won one bronze medal in the Olympic Games, one gold and two bronze medals in the World Championships. Indoor world record holder.F
A Soviet-born hurdler. From 1996 she was starting for Sweden. Olympic gold medalist (1996) and world champion (1997).F
An athlete competing in high jump and triple jump. He won an Olympic gold medal (2004), three gold and one silver medal in the World Championships - all of them in triple jump.M
A footballer, best known for his play in AC Milan 1949-1956, where he won two Scudetto's and an five top scorer awards. Gold medalist at 1948 Olympics.M
A male biathlete. His major succes is winning gold medal at the 2010 Olympics in Pursuit 12.5km.M
A high jumper and previous world record holder with height 2.42m. He has 3 olympic medals: two silver and bronze.M
A racing driver. Known by nickname 'SuperSwede'. He was a two-time runner-up in the FIA Formula One World Drivers' Championship. Died in a crash in 1978 during Monza Grand Prix.M
A cross-country skier and biathlete. She was the dominating female biathlete from 1997 to 2002, when she retired, winning the Biathlon World Cup for six years straight.F
A former alpine ski racer. Having won two Olympic gold medals, four World Championships and one World Cup overall title, she is one of the most successful alpine ski racers in 90s.F
A tennis player. Between 1974 and 1981 he won 11 Grand Slam singles titles. He won five consecutive Wimbledon singles titles and six French Open titles.M
An ice hockey defenceman who played his entire 20-season NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings. He won gold medal at the 2006 Olympics.M
A table tennis player. He is known as 'the Mozart of table tennis'. He is considered to be the greatest player of all time. Gold medalist at 1992 Olympics.M
A former professional tennis player. He is a former Australian Open singles champion and Olympic silver medalist in doubles at 2008 Beijing.M
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One of the most successful Swedish ski jumpers of all time. He won the World Cup in 1988/89. He is however most known for inventing the V-style.M
A handballer who plays for Atl├ętico Madrid. He is playing as left back. His major success is winning silver medal at the 2012 Olympics in London.M
A rally driver. Driving an Audi Quattro for the Audi factory team, he won the World Rally Championship drivers' title in 1984 and finished runner-up in 1985.M
An alpine skier, active during the 1970s and 1980s. At 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid he won two gold medals, in Slalom and Giant Slalom. He is also 3-time world champion.M
A retired footballer who played as goalkeeper. He is ranked as the Swedish national team's all-time leader in caps, at 143. Bronze medalist at World Cup 1994.M
A cross-country skier who has been competing since 2004. She won the gold medal in the women's 10 km individual at the 2010 Winter Olympics.F
A former World No. 1 professional tennis player. He won six Grand Slam singles titles. Double bronze medalist at the 1988 Olympics.M
An ice hockey player, centre. His 19-year professional career includes 13 years in NHL where he won two Stanley Cups with the Colorado Avalanche. Two-times Olympic gold medalist.M
A female alpine ski racer. She is an Olympic gold medalist, seven-time gold medalist at the World Championships, and two-time overall Alpine Skiing World Cup champion.F
A speedway rider. He is widely acknowledged as being the most successful speedway rider of the current era, having won six Speedway World Championship titles in 15 attempts.M
A high jumper. He has won an Olympic gold medal in Athens 2004, a silver in the World Championships.M
An athlete competing in triple jump, long jump and formerly in heptathlon and pentathlon. She won Olympic heptathlon title in 2004. She is a three-time World heptathlon champion.F

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