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Thorvald Strömberg

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Name  Thorvald Stromberg

Role  Olympic athlete
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Died  December 9, 2010, Ekenas, Finland
Olympic medals  Canoeing at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men\'s K-1 10000 metres
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Lennart Thorvald Strömberg (17 March 1931 – 9 December 2010) was a Finnish sprint canoeist who competed at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics in the individual 1000 m and 10,000 m events. He won a gold and a silver medal in 1952 and placed fourth over 10,000 m in 1956.

Thorvald Strömberg Thorvald Strmberg at the Summer Olympics in Helsinki 1952

Strömberg also won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-1 10000 m: 1950, 1958) and a silver (K-1 1000 m: 1950).

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After retiring from competitions Strömberg was the chairman of his canoe club in Ekenäs and a member of the Finnish canoe/kayak federation. In 2000, he received a Pro-sports award from the Finnish ministry of education.


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