Henrik Jørgensen

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Henrik Jørgensen (1986)

Henrik Høve Jørgensen (10 October 1961 – 26 January 2019) was a Danish marathon runner. He won the London Marathon in 1988. He finished 5th in 1985 in 2:09.43 hours. This time remains the Danish national record. He was born in Copenhagen.

Jørgensen represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1984 and the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. He was a two-time national champion in the men's 5000 m.

Jørgensen died in Bornholm on 26 January 2019 aged 57, from heart attack during a training run.[1]

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  1. "Maratonstjernen Henrik Jørgensen er død – blev 57 år". www.bt.dk.