(born 8 April 1979 in Varberg, Sweden) is a Swedish ice hockey player. She is a member of the Sweden women’s national ice hockey team. She won a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Erika Holst was the offensive catalyst for Sweden at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, helping lead her country to a surprise bronze medal finish with five points in five games. This marked the second Olympics in which Erika led her team in scoring. Four year later, at the Torino Games in 2006, Holst propelled Sweden to the silver medal, upsetting the United States in the semi finals. A power forward, Erika has also excelled at the collegiate level, playing for the University of Minnesota-Duluth where she helped the Bulldogs capture the inaugural NCCA women’s championship in 2001 as well as the 2002 and 2003 championships. She ranks first among all Swedes in points at both the World Championships (33) and Olympics (15). For more click here.