Thor Porko

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Thor Porko
Personal information
Full name Thor Porko
Born(1905-06-07)7 June 1905
Nedervetil, Finland
Died 1 June 1977(1977-06-01) (aged 71)
Kokkola, Finland
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Role Rider

Thor Porko (7 June 1905 1 June 1977) was a Finnish racing cyclist. He won the Finnish national road race title in 1930 and 1936. [1] He also competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics. [2]

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References

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  2. "Thor Porko". Sports Reference. Retrieved 5 May 2014.