Andreas Thorkildsen

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Andreas Thorkildsen (born 1 April 1982) is a retired Norwegian track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw. He was the Olympic Champion in 2004 and 2008, European Champion in 2006 and 2010, and World Champion in 2009. He is the first male javelin thrower in history to simultaneously be European, World and Olympic Champion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andreas Thorkildsen has received more than 178,241 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Andreas Thorkildsen is the 842nd most popular athlete (down from 651st in 2019), the 390th most popular biography from Norway (down from 304th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Norwegian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Andreas Thorkildsen ranks 842 out of 3,055Before him are Lee Calhoun, André Gaboriaud, Anastasiya Kuzmina, Emilio Lunghi, Takao Sakurai, and Jack Beresford. After him are Kálmán Markovits, Ilona Gusenbauer, Hans Haas, Alessandro Andrei, Vicki Draves, and Daniel Kinsey.

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Among people born in 1982, Andreas Thorkildsen ranks 152Before him are Gennady Golovkin, Stipe Miocic, Bridget Regan, Janica Kostelić, Hildur Guðnadóttir, and Markus Rosenberg. After him are Tom Payne, Eduardo Carvalho, Joanna Kulig, Steven Pienaar, André Greipel, and Lee Min-jung.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Andreas Thorkildsen ranks 390 out of 735Before him are Johann Olav Koss (1968), Kim Leine (1961), Emil Hegle Svendsen (1985), Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway (2004), Thomas Hylland Eriksen (1962), and Beate Eriksen (1960). After him are Liv Kristine (1976), Henning Berg (1969), Leif Ove Andsnes (1970), Erik Thorstvedt (1962), Geir Ivarsøy (1957), and Johannes Thingnes Bø (1993).

Among ATHLETES In Norway

Among athletes born in Norway, Andreas Thorkildsen ranks 23Before him are Audun Boysen (1929), Bjørn Paulson (1923), Berit Mørdre (1940), Liv Grete Skjelbreid (1974), Trine Hattestad (1966), and Emil Hegle Svendsen (1985). After him are Johannes Thingnes Bø (1993), Tom Sandberg (1955), Tiril Eckhoff (1990), Tarjei Bø (1988), Marte Olsbu Røiseland (1990), and Frank Hansen (1945).