Forsberg, Magdalena (1967–)

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Forsberg, Magdalena (1967–)

Swedish biathlete. Name variations: Magdalena Wallin. Born Magdalena Wallin, July 25, 1967, in Oernskoldsvik, Sweden; m. Henrik Forsberg (biathlete), 1996.

Competed at Albertville Olympics in cross-country skiing under maiden name but did not medal (1992); as a biathlete, won 6 consecutive World Cup titles (1997–2002); won 1st of 2 World championship titles (1997); won bronze medals for the 15km indiv. and 7.5km sprint at Salt Lake City (2002); retired (2002).

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