Thor Inge Oluf Pedersen (31 August 1924 – 15 August 2008) was a Norwegian competition rower and Olympic medalist. He received a bronze medal in men's eight at the 1948 Summer Olympics, as a member of the Norwegian team.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times. It involves propelling a boat on water using oars. By pushing against the water with an oar, a force is generated to move the boat. The sport can be either recreational for enjoyment or fitness, or competitive, when athletes race against each other in boats. There are a number of different boat classes in which athletes compete, ranging from an individual shell to an eight-person shell with a coxswain.
The men's eights competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics took place at Henley-on-Thames, near London.
The 1948 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was held in London, United Kingdom from 29 July to 14 August 1948.
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.
Morten Gamst Pedersen is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Norwegian club Tromsø, the club with which he began his career.
Maya Pedersen-Bieri is a Swiss-Norwegian skeleton racer who has competed since 1995. She won the gold medal in the women's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. She retired from the sport in 2010 before returning to compete for Norway in 2016, becoming at the oldest woman to start a World Cup race when she returned to the top level of skeleton in 2017. She is listed in the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation athlete registration system as Maya Pedersen.
Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen is a Norwegian cross-country skier. Her first Olympic medal was a silver 4 × 5 km at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, she took the bronze medal in the 10 km classical interval start event. Pedersen is the oldest woman ever to win a cross country skiing World Cup race, which she did at age 41 in January 2006 in Otepää, Estonia.
PedersenDanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɐsn̩], is a Danish and Norwegian patronymic surname, literally meaning "son of Peder". It is the fourth most common surname in Denmark, shared by about 3.4% of the population. and the sixth most common in Norway. It is of similar origin as the surname Petersen.
Norway competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.
Norway competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 81 competitors, 77 men and 4 women, took part in 50 events in 12 sports.
Norway competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 26 competitors, 24 men and 2 women, took part in 23 events in 6 sports. It was only the second time that Norwegian athletes failed to win any medals at the Olympic Games.
The Norway women's national handball team is the national team of Norway. It is governed by the Norwegian Handball Federation and takes part in international handball competitions. As of 2017, Norway has been in 21 finals and is regarded as the finest women's national handball team ever.
Marcus Pedersen is a Norwegian football player who plays for Norwegian side Strømsgodset. He is the older brother of Sebastian Pedersen.
Mo Idrettslag is a football club from Mo i Rana, Norway, that plays in the Second Division, the third highest division in the Norwegian football league system, having been promoted from the Third Division in 2015.
Norway competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, People's Republic of China.
Events in the year 1936 in Norway.
Events in the year 1965 in Norway.
Events in the year 1924 in Norway.
Even Jostein Pellerud is a Norwegian football coach and former player.
Events in the year 1889 in Norway.
Events in the year 1886 in Norway.
Fredrikstad won the Norwegian Cup after beating Lyn 3-2 on 30 October. The goal scorers for Fredrikstad were Bjørn Borgen in the 33rd and 59th minute, and Arne Pedersen in the 89th minute. For Lyn, Harald Berg scored in the 54th minute and Ole Stavrum scored in the 57th minute.
Sverre Lunde Pedersen
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