Thorstein Kråkenes

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Thorstein Kråkenes
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Men's rowing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1948 London Eight
European Rowing Championships
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1949 Amsterdam Four

Thorstein Kråkenes (3 April 1924 – 17 September 2005) was a Norwegian competition rower and Olympic medalist. He received a bronze medal in coxed eights at the 1948 Summer Olympics, as a member of the Norwegian team. [1] His brother Harald was a member of the same Olympic team. His brother Sverre is also a competition rower, who participated in the 1952 and 1960 Olympic games.

Kråkenes received a bronze medal in coxless four at the 1949 European championships. He participated in men's four at the 1952 Summer Olympics.

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References

  1. Profile: Torstein Kråkenes sports-reference.com (Retrieved on 10 December 2008)