Karl Bohlin

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKarl Anders•Bohlin
Used nameKarl•Bohlin
Born20 December 1938 in Mora, Dalarna (SWE)
Measurements183 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsMinneapolis Ski Club
NOC United States


After graduating from North Community High School in Minnesota, Karl Bohlin skied for the Minneapolis Ski Club and the University of Minnesota, but later attended Western State College in Colorado. As a freshman at Minnesota, studying forestry, he won the 1958 NCAA cross-country title. Bohlin joined the Army and competed in both cross-country and biathlon for military teams. In 1962 he competed at the World Nordic Ski Championships for the US.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Karl Bohlin
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 11
1964 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Karl Bohlin
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 47