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Bengt Johansson is all-time No.2: “Only Onesta has more titles than him”

Legendary Swedish national team head-coach Bengt Johansson passed away at age 79.

Johansson led Swedish national team between 1988 and 2004 and won six major titles in world of handball – two World’s and four European gold medals.

With that score he is at position No.2 at the all-time list in Men’s handball.

The only coach who has more is former French national team leader Claude Onesta with 8.

ALL-TIME TOP 5 coaches in number of gold medals (WCh, EHF EURO, Olympics):

  1. Claude Onesta (France) 8
  2. Bengt Johansson (Sweden) 6
  3. Vladimir Maksimov (Russia) 4
  4. Oprea Vlase (Romania) 3
  5. Anatoli Jevtuschenko  (USSR) 3
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