Erling Martin Jonny Nilsson


Erling Martin Jonny Nilsson Famous memorial

Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Death 22 Jun 2022 (aged 79)
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 240851314 View Source

Olympic Champion. He was a Swedish competitive speed skater that competed in the 1964 Innsbruck Olympics 10000 meter competition and won the gold medal. He also competed twice in the World Championships, World Allround Speed Skating Championships for Men in 1963 in Karuizawa winning the gold and in 1966 in Gothenburg winning the bronze. He was Swedish Allround Champion four times (1964–1967) and won a total of 13 Swedish Single Distance Championships. He also earned the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1963, which is an annual award for the most significant Swedish sports achievement of the year.

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