Thorleif Birger Vangen (11 September 1920 – 1 March 1996) was a Norwegian skier from Kongsvinger. He competed in cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics. He was Norwegian champion in 18 km in 1948, in 30 km in 1946 and 1947, and in 50 km in 1946.
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1924 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
At the 1924 Winter Olympics one individual Nordic combined event was contested. It was held on Saturday, February 2, 1924 and on Monday, February 4, 1924. Unlike today the ski jump was the last event held. Both events were also individual medal events. The winner, Thorleif Haug was also the winner of both cross country skiing races, and the podium was identical to that in the 50 km cross country.
The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, and known at the time as Semaine Internationale des Sports d'Hiver, was a winter multi-sport event held in Chamonix, France, from 25 January to 5 February 1924. Norway topped the table, collecting seventeen medals in total, including four gold, three of which were won by Thorleif Haug in the Nordic combined and cross-country skiing events. Norway also achieved two podium sweeps, winning all three medals in both the 50 km cross-country skiing and the Nordic combined. This remained a record at the Winter Olympics until 2014.
Thorleif Schjelderup was a Norwegian ski jumper, author and environmentalist.
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Thorleif Haug was a Norwegian skier who competed in nordic combined and cross-country. At the 1924 Olympics he won all three Nordic skiing events. He was also awarded the bronze medal in ski jumping, but 50 years later a mistake was found in calculation of scores, Haug was demoted to fourth place, and his daughter presented her father's medal to Anders Haugen.
Martin Stokken was a Norwegian cross-country skier who competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer and 1952 and 1956 Winter Olympics. At the Summer Olympics he ran 5000 m and 10,000 m, finishing fourth in the latter event in 1948. At the Winter Games he won a silver medal in the 4 × 10 km relay in 1952, placing fourth in 1956. His best individual result was six place in the 18 km in 1952 and in 15 km in 1956. At the world skiing championships Stokken won a bronze medal in the 4 × 10 km relay event in 1950 and placed fourth over 50 km in 1954. In 1954 he also won the 50 km race at the Holmenkollen ski festival and won the Holmenkollen medal. Earlier in 1949 he was awarded the Egebergs Ærespris.
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Thorleif Petersen was a Norwegian gymnast who competed in the 1906 Summer Olympics.
Events in the year 1996 in Norway.
The Germanic first name Thorleif with variants Torleif (Swedish), Thorleiv/Torleiv (Norwegian) and Þorleif (Icelandic) may refer to:
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Per Palle Storm was a Danish-born Norwegian sculptor and professor at the Norwegian National Academy of Fine Arts.
Tore Milsett is a Norwegian cyclist. He was born in Lørenskog.
Thorleif Andresen is a Norwegian former cyclist. He was born in Enebakk.
Magne Orre is a Norwegian cyclist. He was born in Notodden. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, where he placed fifth in team trial with the Norwegian team, which consisted of Knut Knudsen, Thorleif Andresen, Arve Haugen and Orre. He also competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where the. Norwegian team placed eighth. He won the Norwegian National Road Race Championship in 1976.
Thorleif Olsen was a Norwegian football player. He was born in Kristiania, and played for the sports club Vålerengens IF. He played for the Norwegian national team at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He was capped 34 times for Norway between 1950 and 1955.
Vangen may refer to:
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