Karl Magnus Wegelius (20 August 1884 – 9 December 1936) was a Finnish multi-sport athlete, who won five Olympic medals and eight Finnish national championships in sport shooting, gymnastics and track and field athletics.
|Full name||Kurt Magnus Wegelius|
|Born||20 August 1884|
Hattula, Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian Empire
|Died||9 December 1936 (aged 52)|
Croydon, United Kingdom
|Education||Master of Science (Technology), Helsinki University of Technology, 1909|
|Occupation||Engineer, plant manager|
|Sport||Sport shooting, gymnastics, track and field athletics|
|1908 Summer Olympics||Gymnastics||Men's team||3rd||Source: |
|1920 Summer Olympics||Shooting||300 metre free rifle, three positions||37th–||Exact rank unknown|
|Team free rifle||4th|
|300 metre team military rifle, prone||3rd|
|300 metre military rifle, standing||11th–||Exact rank unknown|
|300 metre team military rifle, standing||7th|
|600 metre military rifle, prone||11th|
|600 metre team military rifle, prone||8th|
|300 and 600 metre team military rifle, prone||10th|
|100 meter team running deer, single shots||2nd|
|100 metre team running deer, double shots||3rd|
|1924 Summer Olympics||Shooting||100 meter running deer, single shots||12th|
|100 meter team running deer, single shots||5th|
|100 meter running deer, double shots||7th|
|100 meter team running deer, double shots||4th|
|Team clay pigeons||3rd|
- 100 metre running deer single shots, men team
- 100 metre running deer double shots, men team
In shooting, he won six Finnish championships in single-shot moose in 1914, 1921, 1922, 1926, 1927 and 1928.
In track and field athletics, he won two Finnish national championship golds 4 × 100 metres relay and 1600 metre medley relay, both in 1910, representing the club Porin Tarmo.
His parents were farmer Uno Wegelius and Helena Charlotta Wirzenius. He married Ester Tavaststjerna in 1915 and Elsbeth Anna Martinson in 1929. He had a daughter.
- Mallon, Bill; Buchanan, Ian (2001). The 1908 Olympic Games: Results for All Competitors in All Events, With Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina, United States: McFarland. pp. 185. ISBN 978-0-7864-0598-5.
- "Historical results". issf-sports.org. Munich, Germany: International Shooting Sport Federation. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
- Virtamo, Keijo; et al., eds. (1976). Fokus urheilu 2 (in Finnish) (4th ed.). Helsinki: Otava Publishing Company. pp. 138–139. ISBN 951-1-00331-3.
- Laitinen, Esa (1987). Suomen yleisurheilun tilasto-osa (in Finnish). Helsinki: Finnish Amateur Athletic Association. p. 332.
- Suomen liikemiehiä. Affärsmän i Finland (in Finnish and Swedish). III: Täydennysosa — Supplementband. Helsinki: Suomen kauppa ja teollisuus. 1936. p. 1621.
- Magnus Wegelius at Olympedia
- "Järkyttävä lento-onnettomuus Englannissa". Hämeen Sanomat (in Finnish). Hämeenlinna. 10 December 1936. p. 4. ISSN 0356-2751. Retrieved 23 January 2021 – via Digital Collections of National Library of Finland.