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Kjell Jim Erik Frick, (6 November 1951 – 25 July 2020) was a Swedish horse racer within harness racing. He was born in Rättvik, Sweden. After winning 5002 races he ended his career in 2010 after being thrown off the horse.[1] In 1987, Frick represented Sweden in the World Driving Championship.[2]

Between 2003 and 2007 he won 36 million (SEK) with 400 victories in the sport. On 21 February 2010, he won his 5000th victory in horse racing with the horse Sandro Mustang at Gävletravet.[3]

Frick died on 25 July 2020 from prostate cancer at the age of 68.[4]

References

  1. "Stjärnkusken slogs medvetslös i olycka". Aftonbladet. 10 March 2010. https://www.aftonbladet.se/sportbladet/trav365/article12230182.ab. Retrieved 28 July 2020. 
  2. "WORLD DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIP". www.worldclasstrotting.com. http://www.worldclasstrotting.com/WorldDrivingChampionship/WDC.htm. Retrieved 28 July 2020. 
  3. Fakta om travkusken Jim Frick Retrieved 28 July 2020
  4. Travlegendaren Jim Frick är död Dagens Nyheter Retrieved 28 July 2020