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Thomas Johanson

SSL Team FINLAND
GOLD CUP SSL RK SSL RK
Status
C
Skipper
Crew
HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE
181 75 55

Thomas Johanson

SSL Team FINLAND
GOLD CUP SSL RK SSL RK
Status
C
Skipper
Crew
HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE
181 75 55

BIO


The captain of SSL Team Finland is a Laser World Champion and double European Champion before going to win the Olympic Gold medal in 49er in Sydney 2000 with Jyrki Järvi. Since then he has been sailing Orma 60 trimarans and Volvo Ocean Race onboard Ericsson 3 in 2008/2009 and on Puma in 2012 on the Southern Ocean leg around Cape Horn. Thomas Johanson is a former ice-hockey player and knows what it takes to train in ice-cold conditions. Now a successful businessman and sailor he brings his passion, magic of winning, teamwork and never give up attitude to the team.

Best Results


RANK EVENT CITY, COUNTRY CLASS DATE
8 2004 Athens Olympic Games Sailing Competition Athens, GRE 49er - Open 2004
1 2000 Sydney Olympic Games Sailing Competition Sydney, AUS 49er - Open 2000
3 49er World Championship Guaymas Guaymas, MEX 49er - Open 2000
8 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games Sailing Competition Savannah, USA Laser - Open 1996
1 Laser World Championship Auckland, NZL Laser - Open 1993

Note

* C = SELECTION CONFIRMED TBC = SELECTION TO BE CONFIRMED