Kenny Olsson

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Kenny Olsson
Born 6 March 1977
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 8 June 2007 (age 30)
Nationality  Sweden
Career history
1994 Gamarna (SWE)
1995-1996 Eskilstuna (SWE)
1997-1998 Västervik (SWE)
1999 Bysarna (SWE)
2000, 2004 Smederna (SWE)
2000 Lindarna (SWE)
2001 Trelawny Tigers
2002 Glasgow Tigers
2002 Torshälla (SWE)
2003 Team Bikab (SWE)
2005-2006 Hammarby Bajen (SWE)
2007 Vargarna (SWE)
Individual honours
2004, 2005 Xtreme International Ice Racing

Börje Kenny Olsson (March 6, 1977 in Stockholm, Sweden – June 8, 2007), was a Swedish speedway racer. He rode in the UK for the Trelawny Tigers in 2001 and for the Glasgow Tigers in 2002 in the Premier League.

He competed regularly in the Xtreme International Ice Racing series (ice speedway) in the United States, winning the series in 2004 and 2005.

On June 8, 2007, he died in hospital after a crash the day before, whilst racing for Vargarna in the Swedish Elite League, had left him with serious head injuries.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Speedway rider dies after crash". TheLocal.se. 2007-06-08. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  2. ^ "Kenny Olsson är död". Aftonbladet. 2007-06-08. Retrieved 2008-12-27.