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NILSSON Peter
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthEskilstuna, SWE
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Eskilstuna, SWE
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
English, Swedish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2014 in Eskilstuna, Sweden.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by Swedish Para ice hockey player Peter Ojala.
Club / Team
Linden HC: Eskilstuna, SWE
Name of coach
Goran Karlsson [club], SWE; Erik Vikstrom [national], SWE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Sweden
Opponent
Germany
Tournament
Four Nations Tournament
Location
Hanover, GER
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 Paralympic Qualification Tournament in Ostersund, Sweden. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a congenital hemangioma [a benign tumour]. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
6 2017 Team  
7 2019 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 Team