Peja Lindholm

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Peja Lindholm
Curler
Born (1970-06-02) June 2, 1970 (age 44)
Östersund, Sweden
Career
World Championship
appearances
8 (1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007)
European Championship
appearances
10 (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007)
Olympic
appearances
3 (1998, 2002, 2006)

Peter "Peja" Rutger Lindholm (born 2 June 1970 in Östersund, Sweden) is a retired Swedish curler. Lindholm is currently the national coach of the Swedish Curling Association.

Over his two-decade curling playing career, Lindholm won three world championships as a skip, winning in 1997, 2001 and 2004. He is also a two-time European champion (1998, and 2001) and a is former world junior champion (1989).

Lindholm announced his retirement from curling following the 2007 European Curling Championships.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2011, Lindholm became the coach of the Swedish men's team skipped by Niklas Edin, coaching them in the World Championships. He also coached the Swedish women's team at the 2010 World Championship.

Awards[edit]

  • Colin Campbell Award: 1995
  • WJCC Sportsmanship Award: 1990
  • WJCC All-Star skip: 1989, 1990
  • WJCC All-Star second: 1991

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