Hakon Barfod

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Hakon Barfod
Medal record
Men's sailing
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place London 1948 Dragon
Gold medal – first place Helsinki 1952 Dragon

Hakon Barfod (August 17, 1926 – November 4, 2013)[1] was a Norwegian sailor and Olympic champion. He was born in Oslo. He competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he received a gold medal in the dragon class as crew member on the boat Pan.[2][3]

He competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, where he again received a gold medal with Pan.[4]


  1. Håkon Barfod's obituary (Norwegian)
  2. "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 18, 2008)
  3. kysten rundt - Klassisk Treseiler Klubb "Håkon Barfod"
  4. "1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 18, 2008)