The King presents medals to athletes

On Wednesday 20 February, The King awarded HM The King's Medal for Contributions within Swedish Sport during a ceremony in Princess Sibylla's Apartments at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.

The medal, which was newly inaugurated in 2019, is 5th size in gold, with a horizontal gold bay leaf twig on the ribbon.

At the day's ceremony, The King presented the new medal for contributions within Swedish sport for the first time.

At the day's ceremony, The King presented the new medal for contributions within Swedish sport for the first time. Photo: Pelle T Nilsson

Athletes have previously received HM The King's Medal in 8th size in recognition of outstanding services.

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The King and The Queen with the medal winners who attended the ceremony.

The King and The Queen with the medal winners who attended the ceremony. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

HM THE KING'S MEDAL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS WITHIN SWEDISH SPORT

5th size with a bright blue ribbon

Peppe Femling
For outstanding contributions within the biathlon

Peder Fredricson
For outstanding contributions as a competition rider

Frida Hansdotter receives a medal for her contributions as a skier.

Frida Hansdotter receives a medal for her contributions as a skier. Photo: Pelle T Nilsson/SPA

Frida Hansdotter
For outstanding contributions as a skier

Anna Hasselborg
For outstanding contributions within curling

Agnes Knochenhauer from the Swedish ladies' curling team with her medal.

Agnes Knochenhauer from the Swedish ladies' curling team with her medal. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

Agnes Knochenhauer
For outstanding contributions within curling

Fredrik Lindström
For outstanding contributions within the biathlon

Sofia Mabergs
For outstanding contributions within curling

Sara McManus
For outstanding contributions within curling

André Myhrer
For outstanding contributions as a skier

Jesper Nelin
For outstanding contributions within the biathlon

Stina Nilsson
For outstanding contributions as a skier

Sebastian Samuelsson
For outstanding contributions within the biathlon

Jennie Wåhlin
For outstanding contributions within curling

Hanna Öberg
For outstanding contributions within the biathlon

The new medal 5th size in gold, with a horizontal gold bay leaf twig on the ribbon.

The new medal 5th size in gold, with a horizontal gold bay leaf twig on the ribbon. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden