Majken Thorup

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Majken Thorup
Personal information
Born (1979-05-01) 1 May 1979 (age 39)
Hadsund, Denmark
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club Aalborg Svømmeklub, Aalborg

Majken Thorup Toft (born 1 May 1979) is a Danish former swimmer who won a bronze medal in the 50 m breaststroke at the 2004 European Aquatics Championships. [1] The same year she competed in three events at the 2004 Summer Olympics, but was eliminated in the preliminaries. [2] She retired from swimming in 2005 due to pericarditis that resulted in her hospitalization earlier that year. During her career she set 27 national records. [3]

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References

  1. Majken THORUP. les-sports.info
  2. Majken Thorup. sports-reference.com
  3. Sygdom stopper Majken Thorup. bt.dk (2005-03-21).