Johan Jansson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 2
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameCarl Johan Erik•Jansson
Used nameJohan•Jansson
Nick/petnamesJohn, Janne
Born18 July 1892 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died10 October 1943 in Bromma, Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsStockholms KK, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Johan Jansson won medals in plain high diving at three consecutive Olympics 1912-24. Like Erik Adlerz he came from Stockholms Strömbadet. Jansson’s dives were characterized by high speed and great elegance. He was a multiple Swedish and Nordic champion.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Diving (Aquatics) SWE Johan Jansson
Springboard, Men (Olympic) 7
Platform, Men (Olympic) 7 p1 r1/2
Plain High, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1920 Summer Olympics Diving (Aquatics) SWE Johan Jansson
Springboard, Men (Olympic) 6
Plain High, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1924 Summer Olympics Diving (Aquatics) SWE Johan Jansson
Plain High, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver