Jimmy Nordin

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Jimmy Nordin in 2012.

Lars "Jimmy" Morgan Nordin (born 19 October 1979 in Falun) is a Swedish folk singer[1] and ex-shot putter.[2] His biggest athletics achievements were the finals of the 2002 European Indoor Championships and 2002 European Championships.

He is a seven-time Swedish national shot put champion (1999–2002, 2004–2006). His shot put personal best of 20.73 metres, set in 2002, puts him third on the Swedish all-time list.

Athletics competition record[]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Sweden
1997 European Junior Championships Ljubljana, Slovenia 20th (q) 15.28 m
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 11th 16.43 m
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 19.08 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium NM
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 4th 19.04 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 24th (q) 18.85 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 7th 19.69 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 11th 19.12 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain NM
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 24th (q) 18.35 m

Personal bests[]


  • Shot put – 20.73 (Ludvika 2002)
  • Discus throw – 47.37 (Karlstad 2005)


  • Shot put – 19.96 (Malmö 2001)


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