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Nils Johansson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameNils Åke Torsten•Johansson (-Ingwe)
Used nameNils•Johansson
Nick/petnamesBjörnungen
Born3 October 1904 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died8 December 1936 in Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsDjurgårdens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

A goalie, Nils Johansson played ice hockey with Djurgårdens IF from 1921-30. He won a Swedish title with them in 1926. Internationally, Johansson was the top Swedish goalie at the 1928 Winter Olympics, playing in four of the five games that Sweden played in that tournament and won a silver medal. As the Olympic tournament also doubled as World and European Championships, Johansson also won silver at the World Championships and gold at the European Championships that year.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SWE Nils Johansson
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Sweden 2 Silver

Olympic family relations