Torgny Mogren



Olympic medalist


Torgny Mogren (born July 26, 1963) is a former Swedish Cross-country skier who competed from 1984 to 1998. He won the gold medal in the 4 x 10km relay at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. His best individual finish was a 5th in the combined pursuit at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.

Mogren's biggest succeses occurred at the Nordic skiing World Championships where he earned medals. This included 4 golds (4 x 10km: 1987, 1989; 50km: 1991, 1993), 3 silvers (15km, 30km: both 1989; 4 x 10km: 1991), and 2 bronzes (50km: 1987, 10km: 1991). He won the overall World Cup in 1986/87, and ended five times in the top three overall. He competed for the club Åsarna IK throughout his career.