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Kenth Jonsson

Para Ice Hockey


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information


Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1992 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Why this sport?
He found the sport challenging.
Club / Team
Nacka HI: Sweden
Name of coach
Erik Vikstrom [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique

International debut

Competing for

General interest

Handcycling, skiing. (Team Sweden Sledge Hockey Facebook page, 04 Mar 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 1994 Paralympic Winter Games in Lillehammer. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Swedish weightlifter Benny Nilsson. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible before you try it." (Athlete, 07 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He has competed in sit waterskiing at international level. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2014)


Unit Date Rank
Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Preliminary 1
Mixed Tournament Preliminary 5
Mixed Tournament Preliminary 6
Mixed Tournament Preliminary 7
Mixed Tournament Gold Medal Match 1
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Preliminary 11
Men's Tournament Preliminary 12
Men's Tournament Bronze Medal Match 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 10
Men's Tournament Preliminary 6
Men's Tournament Preliminary 2
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 3
Men's Tournament Group B 5
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Classification 5-8 201
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 101
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group A 1
Men's Tournament Group A 2
Men's Tournament Semifinal 201
Men's Tournament Bronze Medal Match 102
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 4
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 201
Mixed Classification 7-8 2014-03-14 102
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 2
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 5
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 4
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 1
Mixed Tournament Classification 7-8 2018-03-16 1