Gotfred Johansen

Gotfred Svend Kristian Johansen (4 May 1895 – 2 February 1978) was a Danish lightweight professional boxer who competed in the 1920s. He was born in Copenhagen and died in Egebæksvang, Helsingør Municipality. He was the father of Eigil Johansen. Johansen won a silver medal in lightweight boxing at the 1920 Summer Olympics, losing to Samuel Mosberg in the final.[1]

Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Silver medal – second place 1920 Antwerp Lightweight

1920 Olympic resultsEdit

Below is the record of Gotfred Johansen, a Danish lightweight boxer who competed at the 1920 Antwerp Olympics:

  • Round of 16: defeated Jean Nays (Belgium)
  • Quarterfinal: defeated Frank Cassidy (United States)
  • Semifinal: defeated Clarence Newton (Canada)
  • Final: lost to Samuel Mosberg (United States); was awarded silver medal


  1. ^ "Gotfred Johansen". Olympedia. Retrieved 5 August 2021.

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