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Peter Johansson (born April 2, 1967 in Näsby, Örebro) is a Swedish retired competitive mens figure skater. He is a four-time Swedish national champion. He currently works as a coach in Boston, Massachusetts with Mark Mitchell.

BiographyEdit

Skating careerEdit

Johansson competed at five European Figure Skating Championships, and four World Figure Skating Championships. He won the Swedish Figure Skating Championships four consecutive times from 1987 to 1990.

Coaching careerEdit

Johansson currently works as a coach at the Skating Club of Boston. With Mark Mitchell, he coaches many top-level skaters, including 2007 World Junior champion Stephen Carriere, 2008 Eastern Sectional champion Katrina Hacker, 2007 US National junior pewter medalist Curran Oi, 2007 Eastern Sectional champion Kylie Gleason, two time Junior Grand Prix gold medalist Juliana Cannarozzo, 2008 US National junior bronze medalist Brittney Rizo, 2007 Canadian Junior Champion Dana Zhalko-Tytarenko, and 2009 US National Junior Champion Ross Miner. They formerly coached 2003 U.S. pewter medalist Scott Smith and 2007 US National silver medalist Emily Hughes.

Johansson and Mitchell were the 2003, 2006, and 2007 USFSA/PSA Developmental Coaches of the Year and the 2006 USOC Developmental Coaches of the Year.

Johansson also completed the 2008 Boston Marathon in a time of 4:10:10.

Competitive highlightsEdit

Event 1985–1986 1986–1987 1987–1988 1988–1989 1989–1990 1990-1991 1991-1992
Olympic Games 24th
World Figure Skating Championships 21st 18th 19th FNR
European Figure Skating Championships 20th 14th 15th 8th 10th
Swedish Figure Skating Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st
Skate America 14th
NHK Trophy 10th WD
Novarat Trophy 2nd
  • FNR = Final Not Reached (Did not qualify for the free skate); WD = Withdrew

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