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Verner Magnusson

Full name: John Verner Magnusson
Gender: Male
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)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 29 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Round One Heat One 6 34:49.2est 50 m. bh5

Men's Cross-Country, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1920 Summer 29 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Final Standings 13

Men's Cross-Country, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1920 Summer 29 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 23 13
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