Fastest Swede Ever

Johan Wissman is the fastest Swede ever at 200m and 400m, with PRs of 20.30 and 44.56, respectively. Wissman won his first gold medal at the 2009 European Indoor Championships in the 400m with the time of 45.89. He finished second in the 200m at the 2004 World Indoor Champs, second in the 200m at the 2006 Euro Champs, and second in the 400m at the 2008 World Indoor Champs. He always seems to peak for the major events: He finished 3rd over 400m at 2009 World Champs in Berlin 8th at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.


Wissman’s Vitals

Nationality: Ico-swedenSweden
Date of Birth: November 02, 1982
Hometown: Helsingborg, Sweden
Training Camp: Helsingborg, Sweden
Coach: Kenth Olsson
Wissman’s Events:
  • 400m

Notable Performance

20.30 - 200m

Stuttgart, Germany – September 23, 2007

Trophy Case

  • 12th IAAF World Championships (2009)

    400m - 3rd place Berlin, Germany
  • 1st SPAR European Team Championships (2009)

    400m - 2nd place Leiria, Portugal
  • 30th European Athletics Indoor Championships (2009)

    400m - 1st place Torino, Italy