Thor Martinsen

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Thor Martinsen
Born (1945-07-12) July 12, 1945 (age 74)
Halden, NOR
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Frisk Asker
National teamFlag of Norway.svg  Norway
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Thor Kristian "Mr Frisk" Martinsen (born 12 July 1945) 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. [1]

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On 18 April 2009, he was appointed as honorary member of Frisk Tigers. He played 302 matches for the club during his career. He also played 113 national team matches, including 4 Olympic Games and 13 World Championships. He currently works in Frisk Tigers' junior sporting committee. [2]

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References

  1. "Thor Martinsen". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
  2. "Thor Martinsen æresmedlem i Frisk". Budstikka. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 18 March 2010.