Dag Daggen Olsson cause of death: How did he die?

Dag Daggen Olsson was a renowned Swedish ice hockey referee retired player. He was born on November 30, 1944 in Falun, Sweden. On Saturday, February 24, the ex player passed away. Dag Olsson cause of death is lung infection. He was 80 years old.

Who was Dag Olsson?

Olsson played ice hockey in Orsa IK, Strömsbro IF, Leksands IF and IF Tunabro between the years 1960 and 1972. After a coaching career in Tunabro, he trained as a referee in 1975 and became a referee in the Elitserien in the 1978/1979 season. During the 1980s, he was one of Sweden’s best-known referees with over 600 elite series matches and several international tournaments.

Olsson is the only Swede to referee all of the 3 major tournaments – WC, Olympics and Canada Cup.

Dag Olsson achievements

The list below highlight some of his major merits as a judge

  1. Judged over 600 matches in the Elitserien
  2. Judged the WC in 1983, 1985, 1987 and 1989
  3. Judged the Olympics in 1984 and 1988
  4. Refereeed Canada Cup 1987
  5. Won the Golden Pipe in 1985
  6. Inducted into the Swedish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009.

Dag Olsson cause of death

The Ice Hockey legend died on February 24, 2024. He was 79 years old. Lung infection is believed to be the cause of death of Dag Olsson. The late player’s friend, Ulf Lindgren, revealed to the media that Olsson had been battling ill health for sometime now, and that his condition got worse in recent days.


Source: TimeGist.com

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