Håkan Ericsson

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Håkan Ericsson is a Swedish paralympian and wheelchair racer. At the age of 21, Ericsson won the 1990 London Marathon, barely edging out German athlete Wolfgang Peterson to set a new course record.[1] Ericsson competed in the 1988, 1992, and 2000 Summer Paralympics, winning a total of one gold, four silver, and four bronze medals. He was coached by Peter Eriksson from 1983 to the end of his career.[2]


  1. ^ "London Marathon History" (pdf). Flora London Marathon. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 
  2. ^ Results for Hakan Ericsson from the International Paralympic Committee