Johan Wissman
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Johan Wissman in 2009
Personal information
Nationality Sweden
Born (1982-11-02) 2 November 1982 (age 39)
Helsingborg, Sweden
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Event(s)100 metres, 200 metres, 400 metres
ClubIFK Helsingborg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100m: 10.44 s (2002)

200m: 20.30 s (2007)
300m: 32.10 s (2008)

400m: 44.56 s (2007)

Johan Lukas Wissman (born 2 November 1982) is a Swedish athlete from Helsingborg, specializing in the 200 and 400 m. He is the current national record holder in both of these events.

Wissman won the gold medal at the European Indoor Championships in Athletics 2009 in Torino, Italy. This was Johan's first and long awaited international gold medal at the time 45.89.

He finished second in 200 m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships 2004 and second in 400 m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in 2008.

He also won the silver medal in the 200 m at the 2006 European Athletics Championships.

He came in seventh place in 400 m in the 2007 World Athletics Championships in Osaka, Japan and he finished 8th in the 2008 Olympic Summer Games.

At the 2010 European Athletics Championships he focused on the 200 m, after being marred by injuries for most of the season. Wissman made it to the semifinals, where he was 0.02 seconds from a spot in the final.[1]

Personal bests


  1. ^ "European Athletics Results".