Lars-Arne Bölling

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Lars-Arne Bölling, born Lars Arne Torsten 6 October 1944 in Sörsjön, Sweden, is a Swedish former cross-country skier. He competed for IFK Mora and Orsa IF at club level. He won Vasaloppet in 1970 and 1972.[1] He became Swedish national champion in the 15 kilometers race in 1970, and in the 1973 30 kilometers race as well as the 1970 and 1971 50 kilometers races. He was also part of the IFK Mora team winning the Swedish national relay championship in 1970-1973, and in 1974 he won the same relay title with Orsa IF.[2]

In 1970, he was awarded the Sixten Jernberg Award.[3] He also represented Sweden during the Olympic Winter Games of 1972 in Sapporo, where he ended up 9th in the 50 kilometers race.[4] In 1973 he won the Marcialonga race in Italy.[5]

He is the son Arne Bölling, who ended up second at Vasaloppet 1943, and the brother's son of Stig Bölling.[6]

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  1. "Vasaloppet" (PDF) (in Swedish). Vasaloppet. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  2. "Längd herrar" (in Swedish). Svenska Skidförbundet. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  3. "Sixten Jernbergpriset" (in Swedish). Svenska Skidförbundet. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  4. "Lars-Arne Bölling" (in Swedish). Sveriges olympiska kommitté. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  5. "Founding & Historical Facts" (PDF). Worldloppet Ski Federation. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  6. "Minns du loppet? - 70-tal" (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio. Retrieved 30 November 2013.