Henry Johansen

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Henry "Tippen" Johansen
Personal information
Full name Henry Johansen
Date of birth (1904-07-21)21 July 1904
Date of death 29 May 1988(1988-05-29) (aged 83)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1923–46 Vålerenga
National team
1926–38 Norway[1] 48 (0)
Teams managed
1944 Vålerenga
1949 Vålerenga
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Olympic medal record
Men's football
Bronze medal – third place 1936 Berlin Team

Henry "Tippen" Johansen (21 July 1904 – 29 May 1988) was a Norwegian football goalkeeper.[2][3]


Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

On club level, he played for Vålerenga from 1923–46.

International career[edit]

Johansen made his debut for the national team in 1926 and played his last match in 1938. He participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, where Norway won a surprising bronze medal. He was also the Norwegian goalkeeper at the 1938 FIFA World Cup.

Coaching career[edit]

He managed Vålerenga two times; once in 1944, the second in 1949.

Other sports[edit]

"Tippen", also active in ski jumping, was awarded Egebergs Ærespris in 1938. He also practised ice hockey and bandy to a certain extent.


Preceded by
Johan Haanes
Egebergs Ærespris
Succeeded by
Arne Larsen