Johan Ferner

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Johan Martin Ferner
Johan Martin Ferner.jpg
Johan Martin Ferner in 2007
Born
Johan Martin Jacobsen

(1927-07-22)22 July 1927
Died24 January 2015(2015-01-24) (aged 87)
Oslo, Norway
Spouse(s)Ingeborg Hesselberg-Meyer
(1953–1956; divorced)
Princess Astrid of Norway (1961–2015; his death)
ChildrenCathrine Ferner
Benedikte Ferner
Alexander Ferner
Elisabeth Ferner
Carl-Christian Ferner
Parent(s)Ferner Jacobsen (father)
Ragnhild Olsen (mother)
RelativesFinn Ferner (brother)
Johan Ferner
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Sailing
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1952 Helsinki 6 metre class

Johan Martin Ferner (né Johan Martin Jacobsen; 22 July 1927 – 24 January 2015) was a Norwegian sailor and Olympic medalist. He won a silver medal in the 6 metre class with the boat Elisabeth X at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, together with Finn Ferner (his brother), Erik Heiberg, Tor Arneberg and Carl Mortensen.[1] He was married to Princess Astrid, the sister of King Harald V of Norway. He was also the brother-in-law of Princess Ragnhild.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – SailingdatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on May 31, 2008)