Per Thorén

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Per Thorén
Per Thorén 1909.jpg
Thorén in 1909
Personal information
Country represented  Sweden
Born (1885-01-28)28 January 1885
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 5 January 1962(1962-01-05) (aged 76)
Stockholm, Sweden
Skating club SASK, Stockholm

Per Ludvig Julius Thorén (26 January 1885 – 5 January 1962) was a Swedish figure skater in the early 20th century who won a bronze medal at the 1908 Olympic Games. In Europe, the half loop jump, a variation of the loop jump, was often referred to as the Thorén jump.[1][2][3]


Event 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910 1911
Winter Olympics 3rd
World Championships 3rd 5th 4th 2nd 4th
European Championships 3rd 4th 3rd 3rd 1st
Swedish Championships 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 2nd


  1. ^ Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating. James R.Hines. ISBN 978-0-8108-6859-5
  2. ^ Per Thorén.
  3. ^ Per Thorén. Swedish Olympic Committee