Sven Johansson (canoeist)

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Sven Johansson
Sven Johansson (canoe) Berlin 1936.jpg
Johansson at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born10 June 1912
Västervik, Sweden
Died5 August 1953 (aged 41)
SportCanoe racing
Event(s)Folding K-2 10000 m
ClubWesterviks KK, Västervik
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals1936 Berlin

Sven Bertil Johansson (10 June 1912 – 5 August 1953) was a Swedish sprint canoeist who won a gold medal in the folding K-2 10000 m event at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. He also won a silver medal in the same event at the 1938 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Vaxholm.[2][3]


  1. ^ Raymond Kamber (2009). "INTERNATIONAL CANOE FEDERATION MEDAL WINNERS" (PDF). nauticMEDIA, Dornach, Switzerland. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2010. Retrieved 15 May 2009. JOHANSSON Sven (SWE) – Silver
  2. ^ Sven Johansson.
  3. ^ Sven Johansson. Swedish Olympic Committee