Thor Helland

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Thor Helland
Personal information
Full nameThor Oluf Helland
NationalityNorway
Born (1936-12-10) December 10, 1936 (age 83)
Sørfold, Nordland
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Event(s) 5,000 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)13.37,4 (1965)

Thor Helland (born 10 December 1936 in Sørfold, Nordland) was a Norwegian long-distance runner who specialized in the 5000 metres.

At the 1964 Summer Olympics he finished eighth in the 5000 m final in 13:57.0 minutes. [1] He became Norwegian champion in the years 1965-1967. He represented the club IL i BUL. [2]

His personal best time was 13:37.4 minutes, achieved in June 1965 in Helsinki. [3]

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