Marcus Nilsson (decathlete)
|Born||3 May 1991|
|Sport||Track and field|
Nilsson hails from Kalmar in the flat southern Sweden. He grew up in a sports family where both his father Carl-Gustaf ”Calle” and mother Katarina competed at an elite level. His brother David and two sisters, Ida and Johanna, have belonged to the Swedish national team in athletics. At the 2002 Swedish cross country championships the family walked home with four gold medals, one silver and one bronze.
|2009||European Junior Championships||Novi Sad, Serbia||20th||Decathlon (junior)||6915 pts|
|2010||World Junior Championships||Moncton, Canada||3rd||Decathlon (junior)||7751 pts|
|2011||European U23 Championships||Ostrava, Czech Republic||16th||Decathlon||7141 pts|
|2012||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||18th||Decathlon||7164 pts|
|2013||World Championships||Moscow, Russia||24th||Decathlon||7540 pts|
|2014||European Championships||Zürich, Switzerland||–||Decathlon||DNF|
|2016||European Championships||Amsterdam, Netherlands||8th||Decathlon||7942 pts|
|2018||European Championships||Berlin, Germany||12th||Decathlon||7819 pts|
- Torbjörn Sköldefors (7 May 2016). "Ida sprang rakt upp i världstoppen" (in Swedish). Marathon.se. Archived from the original on 2016-05-09. Retrieved 2016-05-09.
- Jonas Hedman (December 2002). "Löparfamiljen Nilsson från Högby IF" (PDF). 8 (in Swedish). Tidningen Friidrott. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2005-02-05. Retrieved 2016-05-08.
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