Swedish cross-country skier and two-time Olympic precious metal medalist, being successful in the 5 km and 10 km races in Grenoble in 1968. She competed in her 1st Olympics in 1964, acquiring sterling silver in the 3 x 5 kilometres event. She earned two golds and a metallic in the 1968 Olympics. She was created in Finland but evacuated with her family members to Sweden through the Finnish battle. She earned two golds in the 1968 Olympics where skier Jean-Claude Killy earned three yellow metal medals.