|Born||10 March 1955|
|1975, 1977||Coventry Bees|
|1977||Speedway World Team Cup finalist|
Tommy Nilsson (born 10 March 1955) is a former speedway rider from Sweden.
Nilsson is a former champion of Sweden, winning the Swedish Championship in 1983.He reached the final of the Speedway World Team Cup in the 1977 Speedway World Team Cup.
He rode in the top tier of British Speedway from 1973 until 1977, riding for Hackney Hawks and Coventry Bees.
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