Full name: John Verner Magnusson
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: October 10, 1890 in Örgryte, Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: March 13, 1966 in Härlanda, Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: IFK Göteborg, Göteborg (SWE)
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Verner Magnusson placed 13th in the individual cross-country in 1920 at Antwerpen but was a non-scoring member of the Swedish team, which won the bronze medal. In the 10,000 metres he was eliminated in the heats. At home, he won the Swedish title twice (1919, 1921) in the non-Olympic 20 km road run. In cross-country his best result was second at the 1923 Swedish Championships.
Personal Best\: 10000 – 32:51.4 (1918).
|1920 Summer||29||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||Sweden||SWE||6 h1 r1/2|
|1920 Summer||29||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's Cross-Country, Individual||Sweden||SWE||13|
|1920 Summer||29||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's Cross-Country, Team||Sweden||SWE||3||Bronze|
|1920 Summer||29||Antwerpen||Athletics||Sweden||Round One||Heat One||6||34:49.2est||50 m. bh5|
|1920 Summer||29||Antwerpen||Athletics||Sweden||Final Standings||13|
|1920 Summer||29||Antwerpen||Athletics||Sweden||SWE||Final Standings||3||23||13|