Mattias Nilsson

Mattias Nilsson (born 19 February 1982 in Brunflo, near Östersund) is a former Swedish biathlete.[1]

Mattias Nilsson
Mattias Nilsson Ostersund 2008.jpg
Nilsson in Östersund in 2008.
Personal information
Full nameMattias Nilsson
Born (1982-02-19) 19 February 1982 (age 39)
Brunflo, Sweden
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubJämtBiathlon
World Cup debut5 December 2002
Retired27 September 2011
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2006, 2010)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams7 (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons9 (2002/03–2010/11)
Individual victories0
All victories2
Individual podiums2
All podiums6
Medal record
Men's biathlon
Representing  Sweden
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Ridnaun 10 km sprint

Nilsson retired after the 2010–11 season, announcing on 27 September 2011 his retirement from the sport due to a heart condition.[2]

In May 2018, it was announced that he, from the 2018–2019 season, becomes coach for Team Sweden in men's cross-country skiing together with Johan Olsson and Fredrik Uusitalo.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mattias Nilsson" (in Swedish). Swedish Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 12 May 2010. (in Swedish)
  2. ^ Jemteborn, Patrik (27 September 2011). "Heart Condition Ends Mattias Nilsson's Career". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Johan Olsson tillbaka i skidlandslaget" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. 8 May 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2018.

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