Andreas Thorkildsen

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Birthday
1, 1982
Birthplace
Norway
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
Norway

About

Norwegian javelin thrower who was the Olympic champion in 2004 and 2008.

Before Fame

He started javelin throwing at age 11 and was initially coached by his father.

Trivia

He was the first male javelin thrower to become European champion, World champion and Olympic champion.

Family Life

His father Tomm Thorkildsen was also a javelin thrower.

Associated With

He and Dainis Kula both competed in the javelin throw at the Olympics.