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Thor Larsen (20 July 1886 – 3 September 1970) was a Norwegian gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.
The 1908 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the IV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in 1908 in London, United Kingdom from 27 April to 31 October 1908.
As a member of the Norwegian team, he won the silver medal in the gymnastics team event in 1908. He was born in Lommedalen, but represented the club Kristiania TF. He died in 1970 in Tønsberg and was buried there.
The men's team was one of two gymnastics events on the Gymnastics at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme. Each team was composed of between 16 and 40 gymnasts, with a time limit of 30 minutes for the performance. Free gymnastics and hand apparati were allowed. A total of 480 points was possible.
Thor Hushovd is a Norwegian former professional road bicycle racer. He is known for sprinting and time trialing; Hushovd is a three-time Norwegian national road race champion, and was the winner of the 2010 World Road Race Championships. He was the first Norwegian to lead the Tour de France, and first Scandinavian to win the road race in cycling world road championship. He is also the Scandinavian with the most stage wins in Grand Tours. He is widely considered the greatest Norwegian cyclist of all time. He retired in September 2014.
Eirik Verås Larsen is a Norwegian sprint kayaker who has competed internationally since the early 1990s. He has participated in three Summer Olympics, and has won a complete set of medals.
Norway was represented at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney by the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports. 93 competitors, 44 men and 49 women, took part in 54 events in 15 sports.
Arne Larsen Økland is a former Norwegian footballer who played as a striker for Vard Haugesund, Bryne, Bayer Leverkusen and Racing Club de Paris. He was capped 54 times for Norway, scoring 13 goals and he is regarded as one of the best Norwegian players of his generation. He later coached Bryne and Viking.
Oscar Larsen was a Norwegian middle distance runner. He represented Kristiania IF.
Edvard Larsen was a Norwegian triple jumper. He represented Kristiania IF.
Norway competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. 190 competitors, 188 men and 2 women, took part in 58 events in 14 sports.
Norway competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. 194 competitors, 188 men and 6 women, took part in 72 events in 16 sports.
Norway competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 102 competitors, 96 men and 6 women, took part in 72 events in 14 sports. Earlier in the year, Norway had hosted the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo.
Thor Jensen was a Norwegian gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Roald Morel Larsen was a World Champion speed skater from Norway. He was born in Kristiania . Roald Larsen's parents were Hans Jacob Larsen, a glazier born in Kristiania in 1870, and Lydia Larsen, born in Porsgrunn in 1865. They had four children, all sons: Jaan Harald (1891), Lyder Ragnar (1895), Roald Morel (1898), and Gelgjermo Stone (1899).
Tonje Larsen is a retired Norwegian handballer who played for the Norwegian national team. She is Olympic champion, World champion and twice European champion. As a club player she is several times Norwegian champion and once Danish champion, and has won the EHF Cup, EHF Cup Winners' Cup and the EHF Champions League.
Events in the year 1975 in Norway.
Events in the year 1886 in Norway.
Mikael Flygind Larsen is a Norwegian long track speed skater. He competed for Norway at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the Men's 1000 m and Men's 1500 m. He finished 15th and 8th respectively.
Thor Kristian "Mr Frisk" Martinsen is a Norwegian ice hockey player who played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team. He participated at the Winter Olympics in 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1980.
Einar Bruno Larsen is a Norwegian footballer and ice hockey player. He played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team, and participated at the Winter Olympics in 1964. He was awarded Gullpucken as best Norwegian ice hockey player in 1963.
Oslo Idrettslag is a Norwegian multi-sports club from Oslo, with sections for swimming, speed skating, figure skating and athletics.
Peter Larsen may refer to:
Nils Larsen was a Norwegian sea captain. Larsen is perhaps most associated with the Norvegia expeditions of Antarctica.
The International Olympic Committee is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas in 1894, it is the authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
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