Swedish cross-country skier and two-time Olympic gold medalist, winning in the 5 km and 10 km races in Grenoble in 1968.
She competed in her first Olympics in 1964, taking silver in the 3 x 5 km event.
She won two golds and a silver at the 1968 Olympics.
She was born in Finland but evacuated with her family to Sweden during the Finnish war.
She won two golds at the 1968 Olympics where skier Jean-Claude Killy won three gold medals.