Thomas Johanson

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Thomas Johanson
Personal information
Born (1969-06-03) 3 June 1969 (age 47)
Sailing career
Class(es) Laser

Thomas Johanson (born 3 June 1969 in Helsinki) is a Finnish sailor and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in the 49er Class with Jyrki Järvi at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[1]


  • 1983 25th, Optimist World Championship. Rio de Janeiro
  • 1984 4th, Optimist World Championship. Kingston, Canada
  • 1986-1990 Top six in every International Europe dinghy regatta.
  • 1991 Open European Champion, El Masnou, Spain
  • 1992 Open European Champion, Laser class. Mariestad, Sweden
  • 1993 World Champion, Laser class.
  • 1999 49er World Championship 3rd.


  1. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – (Retrieved on May 21, 2008)