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June 10, 1912|
Odense, Syddanmark, Denmark
|Died||March 14, 1999(aged 86)|
He was the favorite to win a gold medal at the 1936 Olympics, but declined to participate because it was taking place in Nazi Germany. In the 1948 games Kurland participated in the 1948 Summer Olympics, at the age of 45.
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