Thorbjørn Frydenlund

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Thorbjørn Frydenlund
Born(1892-11-15)15 November 1892
Oslo, Norway
Died 13 February 1989(1989-02-13) (aged 96)
Oslo, Norway

Thorbjørn Frydenlund (15 November 1892 13 February 1989) was a Norwegian wrestler.

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He competed in Greco-Roman lightweight at the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was a brother of Richard Frydenlund, and both represented the club IF Ørnulf. [1]

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References

  1. "Thorbjørn Frydenlund". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 January 2011.