Jonathan Janson (sailor)

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Olympic medal record
Representing  Great Britain
Men's sailing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne Dragon

Jonathan Janson (5 October 1930 – 29 November 2015)[1] was a British competitive sailor and Olympic medalist. He was born in Chelsea. He won a bronze medal in the Dragon class at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, together with Graham Mann and Ronald Backus., sailing the Camper and Nicholson built Bluebottle, which had been a wedding present from the Island Sailing Club in Cowes to Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip.[2]


  1. ^ "Obituary: Jonathan Janson (GBR)". World Sailing. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Jonathan Janson". Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 5 March 2011.