Thomas Eriksson (athlete)

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Per Thomas Eriksson (born 1 May 1963 in Arbrå, Gävleborg) is a retired male high jumper from Sweden. He also competed in the men's triple jump during his career.

He finished ninth at the 1984 European Indoor Championships.[1] He became Swedish champion in 1990 and 1991, and also has four gold medals in long and triple jump.[2] He represented the sports clubs Turebergs FK and Arbrå IK. He became NCAA champion in 1985 for Lamar University.[2]

His personal highest jump was 2.32 metres, achieved in June 1985 in Austin.[3]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Sweden
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 9th High jump 2.18 m
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 9th High jump 2.20 m
Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 13th (q) High jump 2.21 m
18th (q) Triple jump 15.97 m
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 21st (q) Triple jump 15.79 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 16th (q) High jump 2.20 m