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Magnus Wassén

Full name: Sten Magnus Wassén
Gender: Male
Born: September 1, 1920 in Partille, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: June 23, 2014 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: GKSS, Göteborg (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Brother of Folke Wassén.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

Magnus Wassén was co-owner and a crew member of the Swedish boat Hojwa, which was skippered by his older brother Folke Wassén, and which won a bronze medal in the 5.5 m class at the 1952 Olympics. As the 1952 Olympics were also considered the inaugural World Championships in 5.5 m class by the International Yacht Racing Union, the crew of Hojwa were also awarded the World Championships bronze that year.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Mixed 5.5 metres Hojwa SWE 3 Bronze

Mixed 5.5 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Hojwa SWE Final Standings 1952-07-20 4,554
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Hojwa SWE Race One 1952-07-20 1,305 2-36:23
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Hojwa SWE Race Two 1952-07-21 305 3-29:07
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Hojwa SWE Race Three 1952-07-22 1,305 2-28:38
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Hojwa SWE Race Four 1952-07-23 828 3-01:58
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Hojwa SWE Race Five 1952-07-26 460 3-02:39
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Hojwa SWE Race Six 1952-07-27 351 2-52:09
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Sailing Hojwa SWE Race Seven 1952-07-28 191 3-34:36
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