Hans Johnny Höglin

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Hans Johnny Höglin

Birthplace: Nykroppa, Värmland, Sweden
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Brother of Sven Urban Höglin and Private

Occupation: Swedish speed skater
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About Hans Johnny Höglin

Hans Johnny Höglin (born 26 February 1943) is a Swedish speed skater whose greatest moment was to win a gold medal in the 10000-meter event at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. Höglin was a surprise winner, having never placed higher than 10th in the European or World Championships, and having finished fifth in the 1500 and 5000-meter races at the 1968 Olympics. He nevertheless edged favorite Fred Anton Maier by 0.3 seconds to win the 10000 meters. At the 1972 Winter Olympics Höglin finished 9th in the 1500 meters and 12th in the 5000 meters. Höglin's younger brother Urban, along with Urban's fiancée Heidi Paakkonen, was murdered while touring New Zealand in 1989. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_H%C3%B6glin

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February 26, 1943
Nykroppa, Värmland, Sweden