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Erika Holst
Position Forward
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
181 lb (82 kg)
Norway Team
Minnesota– Duluth
Jordal (2014-)
Born (1979-04-08)April 8, 1979,
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 career[]

Minnesota Duluth[]

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]


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]


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


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