Solna Vikings

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Solna Vikings
Solna Vikings logo
Nickname Vikings
Leagues Basketligan
Founded 1999
Arena Solnahallen
(capacity: 2,000)
Location Solna, Sweden
Team colors Blue, Yellow
         
President Christer Sjögren
Head coach Torbjörn Gehrke
Championships 6 Swedish Championships
1973, 1984, 1985, 1989, 2003, 2008
Website solnavikings.se
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

Solna Vikings is a Swedish basketball club that has played in the Swedish men's top division, the Swedish Basketball League. Solna Vikings was founded on 27 April 1999, when Solna IF announced that it would not continue playing. Solna Vikings Men won the Swedish men's national championship in 2003 and the Swedish women's national championship won in 2002, 2004 and 2006.

On 6 July 2015 it was announced that the men's team leaves the Swedish Basketball League because of economic problems.[1]

Roster[edit]

# Name Pos. Length Born Nationality
4 Jim Nyström PG/SG 190 cm 1982 SwedenSWE
5 Yasin Merzoug SG 183 cm 1979 SwedenSWE
6 Samuel Desport SG 184 cm 1983 SwedenSWE
7 Anton Miller PG 180 cm 1991 SwedenSWE
8 Sebastian Persson PF/C 203 cm 1989 SwedenSWE
9 Olivier Ilunga PG/SG 185 cm 1984 SwedenSWE
10 Lesli Myrthil SF/PF 200 cm 1977 SwedenSWE
11 Logi Gunnarsson SG 190 cm 1981 IcelandICE
12 Daniel Persson SG/SF 199 cm 1991 SwedenSWE
13 David Hult PF/C 205 cm 1989 SwedenSWE
14 Alexander Lindqvist SF 205 cm 1991 SwedenSWE
15 Logan Kosmalski PF/C 203 cm 1981 United StatesUSA

Coach: Torbjörn Gehrke Ass. Coach: Christer Stjernborg

Depth Chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Reserve
C Logan Kosmalski Sebastian Persson
PF Lesli Myrthil David Hult
SF Alex Lindqvist Daniel Persson
SG Olivier Ilunga Logi Gunnarsson Samuel Desport
PG Jim Nyström Yasin Merzoug Anton Miller

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Solna Vikings drar sig ur Basketligan" (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015. 

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