Andreas Thorkildsen Bio - Biography

Name Andreas Thorkildsen
Date of Birth April 1, 1982
Place of Birth Kristiansand
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Andreas Thorkildsen (born April 1, 1982 in Kristiansand) is a Norwegian javelin thrower. He is the world junior record holder in the event and has won gold medals at the Summer Olympics and European Championships in Athletics as well as a silver medal at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics. He was leader of the IAAF world ranking in javelin throw until September 2007, and is currently second on the ranking list.

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