The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple meet Victoria Scholarship recipients

The Royal Family with the Victoria Scholarship recipients at Solliden Palace. Photo: David Sica/Stella Pictures

On Monday 15 July, The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple hosted a reception for Victoria Scholarship recipients at Solliden Palace. Princess Estelle, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O'Neill also attended the reception.
Of the 35 recipients to date, the following were able to attend the reception:
 
Stefan Persson, 1980 scholarship recipient, ice hockey
Linda Haglund, 1981 scholarship recipient, athletics
Tomas Gustafson, 1982 and 1988 scholarship recipient, ice skating
Tomas Johansson, 1987 scholarship recipient, wrestling
Mikael Appelgren, 1990 scholarship recipient, table tennis
Pernilla Wiberg, 1991 scholarship recipient, Alpine skiing
Jörgen Persson, 1992 scholarship recipient, table tennis
Torgny Mogren, 1993 scholarship recipient, cross-country skiing
Tomas Brolin, 1995 scholarship recipient, football
Susanne Gunnarsson, 1997 scholarship recipient, canoeing
Lars Frölander, 1999 scholarship recipient, swimming
Magnus Wieslander, 2002 scholarship recipient, handball
Carolina Klüft, 2003 scholarship recipient, athletics
Anja Pärsson, 2005 scholarship recipient, Alpine skiing
Christian Olsson, 2005 scholarship recipient, athletics
Daniel Sedin, 2011 scholarship recipient, ice hockey
Anette Norberg, 2012 scholarship recipient, curling
Johan Olsson, 2013 scholarship recipient, cross-country skiing
 

The Victoria Scholarship


The Victoria Scholarship is presented on Victoria Day to an athlete or athletes in recognition of outstanding achievements during the year.