Thoralf Glad

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Thoralf Glad (February 1, 1878 – July 17, 1969) was a Norwegian sailor who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

Norway constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

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.

Sailor person who navigates water-borne vessels or assists in doing so

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The 1912 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Stockholm, Sweden, between 5 May and 22 July 1912.

He was a crew member of the Norwegian boat Taifun, which won the gold medal in the 8 metre class.


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