Thorvald Wilhelmsen

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Thorvald Wilhelmsen (14 February 1912 – 13 September 1996) was a Norwegian long-distance runner who specialized in the 10,000 metres. He represented the club Grue-Finnskog IL.

He never participated in the Summer Olympics, but finished seventh at the 1946 European Championships at Bislett stadion in a personal best time of 31:20.8 minutes. [1] This remained his career best time. [2] He became Norwegian champion in 1946, [3] but his career was interrupted by World War II in Norway from 1940-1945.

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