Great Olympians

Biographies - JOH


Knut Johannesen

Norway
Speed Skating (2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 HP
10000 m silver gold bronze 16200
5000 m 8th silver gold 10656
1500 m 9th 11th - 224
500 m - 20th - 1
27081

His gold at 10000 m at Squaw Valley was with a world record that beat the previous best by 46 seconds !


Sigurd Johannessen

Olympic Competitor nr 3939


Daniel Johansen

Olympic Competitor nr 5547


Harald Johansen

Olympic Competitor nr 5268


Hendrik Johansen

Olympic Competitor nr 3553


Hjalmar Johansen

Olympic Competitor nr 6331


John Johansen

Olympic Competitor nr 3747


Claes Edvin Johanson

B. 1884-11-04, Sweden; D. 1949-03-09
Greco-Roman Wrestling (2 gold)
1912 1920 1924 bonus HP
Middleweight A (-73 kg) gold 9619.2 28857.6
Light heavyweight (-82.5 kg) gold
Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) rd1
9600 9600 38.4 9619.2 28857.6

Olympic Competitor nr 6054


Alfred Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 3021


Axel Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 6734


Carl-Emil Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 4111


Carl Hugo Johansson

Sweden
Shooting (2 gold, 3 bronze)
1912 1920 1924 HP
Free Rifle, 3 positions fourth 12th 1984
Free Rifle, prone 8th
Free Rifle, team gold sixth 7th 2325
Military Rifle, Free position 23rd 0.256
Military Rifle, 300m, prone sixth 160
Military Rifle, 600m, prone gold 1600
Military Rifle, team bronze 1169
Military Rifle, 300m, prone, team fifth
Military Rifle, 600m, prone, team bronze
Military Rifle, 300m, standing, team bronze
Military Rifle, 300m & 600m, prone, team sixth
7238


Emil Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 4112


Ernst Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 5414


Fritz Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 6061


Gerda Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 6406


Greta Johansson

Sweden
Diving, Swimming (1 gold)
1912 HP
Platform (5 & 10m) gold 9600
100 m Free-style R1:4 4.55
4x100 m Free-style Relay fourth 400
10005

Olympic Competitor nr 6139


Hjalmar Johansson

B. 1874-01-20, Sweden; D. 1957-09-30
Diving, Swimming, Athletics (1 gold, 1 silver)
1906 1908 1912 HP
Combined Platform sixth 2320
Platform, plain and fancy (5 & 10m) fourth
Platform, plain (5 & 10m) gold silver 8800
720 4800 5600 11120
100 m Free-style eighth 192
200 m Breaststroke 12th 45
912 4845 5600
Standing Long Jump 19th 1.8
913.8 11359

Olympic Competitor nr 2775


(Anders Sigfrid) Hugo Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 5940


(Carl) Hugo Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 5104


Ivar Johansson

B. 1903-01-31, Norrköping, Sweden; D. 1979
Wrestling (3 gold)
Greco Roman 1928 1932 1936 HP
Greco-Roman, -72 kg gold 19395
Middleweight (-75 kg) R3
Greco-Roman, -79 kg gold
Free-style, -79 kg gold 9600
28995

One of only three wrestlers to have won gold medals in both styles.
(see Kalle Anttila, Wilfried Dietrich, Kristjan Palusalu, Carl Westergren, Rudolf Svensson, Hamit Kaplan)
He was also eight times European Champion.


Knut Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 4113


Richard Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 4874


Viljam Johansson

Olympic Competitor nr 6255


G. Johin

Olympic Competitor nr 739


Axel Jöhncke

Olympic Competitor nr 5605


Bjarne Johnsen

Olympic Competitor nr 6296


John Johnsen

Olympic Competitor nr 5629


Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 2370


Albert Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 1974


Folke Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 6902


Gunnar Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 6596


Harry Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 4828


Horace Thomas "Tiny" Johnson

B. 1889, Great Britain; D. 1966-08-12
Cycling - track
1908 1920 HP
Tandem silver 3750
Sprint (1000 m) silver 6000
Team Pursuit silver 3000
50 km dnf 0.0096
3750 9000.01 12750.01


James Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 4928


Léon Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 3252


Michael Johnson

USA
Track and Field (5 gold)
1996 2000 HP
200 m gold - 6400
400 m gold gold 12800
4 x 400 m gold gold 3200
22400

Not, as often said, the first person to do the double on 200 and 400 meters. Marie-Josée Perec did that slightly earlier, and Valerie Brisco-Hooks 12 years earlier. Johnson did become, in Sydney, the first man to take the 400 m title a second time.


Phyllis Wyatt Johnson

B. 1886-12, Great Britain; D. 1967-12-02
Figure Skating
1908 1920 bonus HP
Pairs silver bronze 695 7645
Women fourth 2400
3750 5600 695 10045

Olympic Competitor nr 4929


Rafer Johnson

B. 1934-08-18, Hillsboro, TX, USA
Athletics (1 gold, 1 silver)
1956 1960 HP
Decathlon silver gold 15600
15600


Sid Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 2070


Tage Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 6735


Thomas Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 3428


Victor Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 3693


Wilfrid Johnson

Olympic Competitor nr 4786


Gustaf Johnsson

Olympic Competitor nr 3862


Rolf Johnsson

Olympic Competitor nr 3863


Sonja Johnsson

Olympic Competitor nr 6146


Albert Johnston

Olympic Competitor nr 2347


Albert Johnstone

Olympic Competitor nr 5294


Banner Johnstone

Olympic Competitor nr 4629


John Johnstone

Olympic Competitor nr 5822


Written 2001-05-23 - last modified 2011-08-17

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