Thorleif Andresen

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Thorleif Andresen
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Born (1945-02-14) 14 February 1945 (age 73)
Enebakk, Norway

Thorleif Andresen (born 14 February 1945) is a Norwegian former cyclist. He was born in Enebakk.

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He competed at the 1968, 1972 and the 1976 Summer Olympics. [1] He also won the Norwegian National Road Race Championship in 1969 and 1971. [2]

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References

  1. "Thorleif Andresen". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
  2. "National Championship, Road, Elite, Norway". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 6 April 2015.