Linus Eklöf

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Linus Eklöf
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Born (1989-03-03) 3 March 1989 (age 28)
Eskilstuna, Sweden
Nationality  Sweden
Current club information
British league Leicester Lions
Polish league Start Gniezno (1st League)
Swedish league Ornarna
Career history
2007-2009 Gniezno (POL)
2009–2010 King's Lynn Stars
2010 Peterborough Panthers
2011 Berwick Bandits
2011–2012 Belle Vue Aces
2012, 2013 Leicester Lions
2015 Ornarna (SWE)
2015 Plymouth Devils
Team honours
2008 U-19 European Champion
2009 Premier League
2009 Premier Trophy
2009 Premier League Knockout Cup

Linus Eklöf (born 3 March 1989)[1] is a Swedish motorcycle speedway rider who won the Team U-19 European Champion title in 2008.

In 2009 he rode in the Premier League in the UK, averaging over six points per match for treble-winning King's Lynn Stars, staying with them in 2010 (averaging over 7 that season) and also riding in the Elite League for Peterborough Panthers.[2] He left British speedway in June 2010 for personal reasons, returning in 2011 with Berwick Bandits in the Premier League and Belle Vue Aces in the Elite League.[2]

He reached the Swedish individual final in 2010.[2]

In July 2012 he was signed by Premier League Leicester Lions.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Świat Żużla, No 1 (77) / 2009, pages 44-45, ISSN 1429-3285
  2. ^ a b c "Rider Index", speedwaygb.co, retrieved 2012-07-07
  3. ^ "Lions Sign Linus Eklöf", speedway365.com, 6 July 2012, retrieved 2012-07-07