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KARLSSON Göran
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age58
Place of BirthVästerås, SWE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Västerås, SWE
Occupation
Engineer
Languages
English, Swedish
Higher education
Technical Studies - Linkoping University: Sweden
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1992 in Sala, Sweden.
Club / Team
Linden HC: Eskilstuna, SWE
Name of coach
Erik Vikstrom [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
1994
Competing for
Sweden
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 1994 Paralympic Winter Games in Lillehammer. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Swedish ice hockey player Nicklas Lidstrom. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Other information
DOUBLE DUTY
He serves as player-coach for the Linden HC Para ice hockey team in Eskilstuna, Sweden. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 1994 Team  
3 1998 Team  
3 2002 Team  
6 2006 Team  
7 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
1 1996 Team  
3 2000 Team  
3 2004 Team  
6 2017 Team