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Thore Michelsen (10 May 1888 – 17 May 1980) was a Norwegian rower who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern 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.
Rowing, sometimes 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 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.
In 1920 he won the bronze medal as crew member of the Norwegian boat in the men's eight competition.
The men's eight event was part of the rowing programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on 28 and 29 August 1920. It was the fifth appearance of the event. Eight boats, each from a different nation, competed.
Jørgen Gunnarsson Løvland was a Norwegian educator and civil servant who served as Prime Minister of the Norwegian Parliament (1907-1908).
Berit Berthelsen is a retired athlete from Norway. She represented IL Tyrving.
Peter Angerer is a former West German biathlete.
Valeriy Alekseevitch Medvedtsev is a former Russian biathlete.
Norway competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.
Norway competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. 194 competitors, 188 men and 6 women, took part in 72 events in 16 sports.
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.
Events in the year 1905 in Norway.
Tor Svendsberget is a former Norwegian biathlete.
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Events in the year 1888 in Norway.
Michelsen is a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname meaning "son of Mikkel/Michael". There are related English, German, Swedish and other spellings of this name. People with the name Michelsen include:
Albert Richard "Whitey" Michelsen was an American long-distance runner who is recognized as having set a world's best in the marathon on October 12, 1925, with a time of 2:29:01 at the inaugural Port Chester Marathon in Port Chester, New York. According to the International Association of Athletics Federations, Michelsen held this record until Fusashige Suzuki posted a 2:27:49 performance in Tokyo, Japan on March 31, 1935.
Thore Johannes Wålberg is a Norwegian ice hockey player. He was born in Oslo, Norway and represented the club IF Frisk Asker. He played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team, and participated at the Winter Olympics in 1972 and 1980.
Oslo Idrettslag is a Norwegian multi-sports club from Oslo, with sections for swimming, speed skating, figure skating and athletics.
Thore Skredegaard was a Norwegian sport shooter. He was born in Våle. He competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he placed fifth in the 50 metre rifle prone.
Erling Svend Konrad Michelsen was a Norwegian sport wrestler.
Events in the year 2014 in Norway.
Thore Heramb was a Norwegian painter and illustrator. His art was inspired by impressionism and by cubism. His artistic style is commonly described as colourist and frequently featured abstracted landscapes.
Thore Börjesson was a Swedish rower. He competed in the men's eight event at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
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