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26 Mar 1970 Burträsk, Sweden
159 cm / 50 kg 5'3'' / 110 pounds
Female
Marie Lindgren made her international début 1992, placing fourth at the World Championships and came in second in freestyle aerials at the Winter Olympics in Albertville, when the event was held as a demonstration. Two years later in Lillehammer, freestyle skiing became a full Olympic sport and she again took a silver medal in the women's freestyle aerials. In addition, she won silver medals at the World Championships in 1993 and 1995 and six consecutive national championships from 1991-96. Her two World Cup victories came in 1992 and 1994, both in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria. Her career came to a sudden halt...

Marie Lindgren made her international début 1992, placing fourth at the World Championships and came in second in freestyle aerials at the Winter Olympics in Albertville, when the event was held as a demonstration. Two years later in Lillehammer, freestyle skiing became a full Olympic sport and she again took a silver medal in the women's freestyle aerials. In addition, she won silver medals at the World Championships in 1993 and 1995 and six consecutive national championships from 1991-96. Her two World Cup victories came in 1992 and 1994, both in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria. Her career came to a sudden halt when she crashed after a triple vault, suffering a concussion and compressed vertebrae. Later, she worked as a physical education teacher and expert commentator for television. In 1995 Marie Lindgren was named an honorary citizen of her hometown of Skellefteå.

Marie in numbers

2
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal: Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:
  • Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    • 2 Silver medal
      Freestyle Skiing
      Aerials
  • Albertville
    Albertville 1992
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Albertville
    Albertville 1992
    • 2 Silver medal
      Freestyle Skiing
      Aerials

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