Kjell Johansson (table tennis)

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Kjell Johansson
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Kjell Johansson 1966
Personal information
Nationality  Sweden
Born 5 October 1946
Eskilstuna, Sweden
Died 24 October 2011
Eksjö, Sweden
Kjell Johansson carrying his doubles partner Hans Alsér

Kjell Johansson (5 October 1946 – 24 October 2011) was a male former table tennis player from Sweden.[1]

From 1963 to 1977 he won several medals in singles, doubles, and team events in the European Table Tennis Championships and in the World Table Tennis Championships. He won the 1965 Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal.[2] He was a native of Eskilstuna.

Johansson was called Hammaren, which means "The Hammer" in Swedish, because of his hard forehand.

Johansson died in Eksjö on 24 October 2011, aged 65, following a long illness.[3]

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