Jonny Nilsson

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Jonny Nilsson
Jonny Nilsson 1962.jpg
Jonny Nilsson in February 1962
Personal information
Birth nameErling Martin Jonny Nilsson
Born(1943-02-09)9 February 1943
Gothenburg, Sweden
Died22 June 2022(2022-06-22) (aged 79)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
SportSpeed skating
ClubBofors Cykelklubb; IK Wega, Göteborg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)500 m: 42.2 (1966)
1000 m: 1:33.1 (1969)
1500 m: 2:08.2 (1966)
3000 m: 4:27.3 (1963)
5000 m: 7:32.9 (1968)
10 000 m: 15:33.0 (1963)
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1964 Innsbruck 10000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1963 Karuizawa Allround
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Gothenburg Allround

Erling Martin Jonny Nilsson (9 February 1943 – 22 June 2022) was a Swedish competitive speed skater. He won a gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Nilsson died on 22 June 2022 at the age of 79.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gustaf Ränkeskog (22 June 2022). "Skridskolegendaren Jonny Nilsson död" (in Swedish). SVT Sport. Retrieved 22 June 2022.