Thorvald Strömberg

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Thorvald Strömberg
Thorvald Strömberg 1952.jpg
Strömberg at the 1952 Olympics
Personal information
Born 17 March 1931
Kirkkonummi, Finland
Died 9 December 2010 (aged 79)
Tammisaari, Finland
Sport Canoe sprint
Club Kanotklubben Wågen, Raseborg

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.[1]

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).[1]

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.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Thorvald Strömberg.

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