Victoria Award

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Victoria Award
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Awarded forsporing award
Date14 July 1979 (1979-07-14)
Presented byVictoria of Sweden

The Victoria Award (Swedish: Victoriapriset), earlier called the Victoria Scholarship[1] (Swedish: Victoriastipendiet) is awarded to a Swedish athlete or pair of athletes every year since 1979. It is awarded on Öland, on 14 July. That day is the birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden.

Recipients of the Victoria Award[change | change source]

Year Recipient Sport
1979 Ingemar Stenmark alpine skiing
1980 Stefan Persson ice hockey
1981 Linda Haglund track and field
1982 Tomas Gustafson speed skating
1983 Stig Strand alpine skiing
1984 Gunde Svan cross-country skiing
1985 Patrik Sjöberg track and field
1986 Torbjörn Nilsson association football
1987 Tomas Johansson wrestling
1988 Tomas Gustafson speed skating
1989 Jan-Ove Waldner table tennis
1990 Mikael Appelgren table tennis
1991 Pernilla Wiberg alpine skiing
1992 Jörgen Persson table tennis
1993 Torgny Mogren cross-country skiing
1994 Peter Forsberg ice hockey
1995 Tomas Brolin association football
1996 Sara Wedlund track and field
1997 Agneta Andersson and
Susanne Gunnarsson
canoe racing
1998 Magdalena Forsberg biathlon
1999 Lars Frölander swimming
2000 Therese Alshammar swimming
2001 Mikael Ljungberg wrestling
2002 Magnus Wislander team handball
2003 Carolina Klüft track and field
2004 Anja Pärson alpine skiing
2005 Stefan Holm and
Christian Olsson
track and field
2006 Anna Carin Olofsson and
Björn Lind
cross-country skiing
2007 Henrik Larsson association football
2008 Susanna Kallur track and field
2009 Helena Jonsson biathlon
2010 Charlotte Kalla cross-country skiing
2011 Henrik Sedin and
Daniel Sedin
ice hockey
2012 Anette Norberg curling
2013 Johan Olsson cross-country skiing
2014 Sweden men's and Sweden women's relay teams cross-country skiing
2015 Sarah Sjöström swimming[2]
2016 Henrik Lundqvist ice hockey
2017 Jenny Rissveds mountainbiking
2018 Stina Nilsson cross-country skiing
2019 Hanna Öberg biathlon[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Crown Princess' birthday celebrations". Swedish Royal Court. 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  2. "Sarah Sjöström får Victoriastipendiet 2015". DN.SE. 1 June 2015.
  3. Ibraheem Alsalman (3 June 2019). "Hanna Öberg får Victoriapriset" (in Swedish). Sportbladet. Retrieved 3 June 2019.

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