Ivar Johansson

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Birthday
31, 1903
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Aug 4, 1979 (76)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1903
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Aug 4, 1979 (76)

About

Swedish wrestler who won three Olympic gold medals during competition at the 1932 Los Angeles and 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Before Fame

He competed in his first Olympics in 1932 where he won gold in the welterweight class for Greco-Roman wrestling and in the middleweight class for freestyle wrestling.

Trivia

He moved up to middleweight for Greco-Roman wrestling in the 1936 Olympics and won gold in the event.

Family Life

He is the son of Radek and Salosha Johansson.

Associated With

He won gold at the 1936 Olympics where runner Jesse Owens took home four gold medals.