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SVT head of sport Jönsson succeeds Lindberg at Swedish Olympic Committee

Åsa Edlund Jönsson (Photographer: Karl Nordlund)

Åsa Edlund Jönsson, head of sport at Swedish public broadcaster SVT, has resigned from her position to become general secretary of the Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK).

The 49-year-old Jönsson will join the SOK in February, succeeding Gunilla Lindberg, the experienced Swedish sports official and International Olympic Committee member.

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