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JONSSON Kenth
Sport Para ice hockey, Wheelchair Curling
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age54
Place of BirthSundsvall, SWE
Height1.75 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Further Personal Information
Languages
Swedish
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
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
1992
Competing for
Sweden
General Interest
Hobbies
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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
1 1994 Team  
3 1998 Team  
3 2002 Team  
6 2006 Team  
8 2014 Team  
7 2018 Team  
World Championship - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
1 1996 Team  
3 2000 Team  
3 2004 Team  
8 2013 Team  
European Championships - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 Team