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Erika Holst
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Position Forward
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
181 lb (82 kg)
WCHA
Norway Team
Minnesota– Duluth
Jordal (2014-)
Born April 8 1979 (1979-04-08) (age 37),
Sweden
Pro Career 1997 – present


Olympic medal record
Women's ice hockey
Bronze 2002 Salt Lake City Team
Silver 2006 Turin Team

Erika Holst (born 8 April 1979 in Varberg, Sweden) is a Swedish ice hockey player. She won a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics.[1] She is also a member of the IIHF's Mentor and Ambassador Program for Women's Hockey.[2]

Playing careerEdit

Minnesota DuluthEdit

Holst played for the Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey program. She was part of the Bulldogs team that won the inaugural NCCA women's championship in 2001.[3]

SwedenEdit

She has represented Sweden in nine Women's World Ice Hockey Championships. In ice hockey at the 2002 Winter Olympics, Holst led the Swedish team with five points in five games. This marked the second Olympics in which she was the team leader in scoring. Four years later, in the win over the United States in the semifinal game in Turin, Holst had one assist. Of note, she competed with Sweden at the 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 Winter Games.[4]

PersonalEdit

Holst came out as a lesbian in 2006, along with fellow hockey player Ylva Lindberg.[5]

References Edit

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