Thyge Thøgersen

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Thyge Thøgersen
Personal information
NationalityDanish
Born(1926-11-04)4 November 1926
Tønder, Denmark
Died18 February 2016(2016-02-18) (aged 89)
Sport
SportLong-distance running
Event(s)Marathon

Thyge Thøgersen (4 November 1926 18 February 2016) was a Danish long-distance runner. [1] He competed at the 1952, 1956 and the 1960 Summer Olympics. [2]

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References

  1. "Dødsfald: Thyge Tøgersen, 89". dansk-atletik. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Thyge Thøgersen Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 4 May 2017.