Thorvald Strömberg

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Thorvald Strömberg
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1952 Helsinki K-1 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1952 Helsinki K-1 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1950 Copenhagen K-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1958 Prague K-1 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1950 Copenhagen K-1 1000 m

Thorvald Strömberg (March 17, 1931, Kirkkonummi – December 9, 2010) was a Finnish sprint canoer who competed in the 1950s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won two medals at Helsinki in 1952 with a gold in the K-1 10000 m and a silver in the K-1 1000 m events.

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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