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Inspiring Canadians - In Sport and Life

Honoured Member

ANDREAS JOSENHANS

Inducted in 1981

Member Details

Date of Birth: September 9, 1950
Place of Birth: Germany
Sport: Sailing
Member Category: Athlete

Career Highlights

1974-1976

Winner of Nova Scotia crew sailing titles

1976

Part of youngest Soling crew at Montreal Olympics

1977 & 1980

World Class Soling Champion

1978

Second place in world title race

1984

Member, Canadian Olympic team

Honoured Member ANDREAS JOSENHANS
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Story


The Nova Scotia trio of Glen Dexter, Andreas Josenhans and Sandy MacMillian were the youngest of the Olympic sailing crews at the Montreal 1976 Olympics. They placed 8th. Undaunted, they continued to compete and found success at the World Sailing Championships in Hanko, Norway in July of 1977. In their yacht, Delusions, they handily beat sixty eight crews from 18 nations taking only 58.4 penalty points in the 7-race series. The Dexter crew went on to win the world title again in 1980, after placing second in 1978.


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