Sixten Jernberg

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Birthday
6, 1929
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Jul 14, 2012 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1929
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Jul 14, 2012 (83)

About

Swedish cross-country skier and four-time Olympic gold medalist who competed in three Olympics, medalling in all of them.

Before Fame

He worked as a blacksmith and lumberjack before skiing became his main profession.

Trivia

He won a total of nine Olympic medals.

Family Life

His son Edy Jernberg also skied competitively.

Associated With

He competed in the 1964 Olympics where speed skater Lidiya Skoblikova won four gold medals.