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Former speedway superstar Arne Pander dies in King's Lynn, aged 83

PUBLISHED: 17:18 29 May 2015 | UPDATED: 17:18 29 May 2015

Arne Pander in 1963: Courtesy of Oxford Mail

Arne Pander in 1963: Courtesy of Oxford Mail

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Former speedway superstar Arne Pander died at Lisbon Court care home in King's Lynn on May 22, aged 83.

Born in Herning, Denmark in 1931, Pander won the Danish Championship in 1956 and 1958, before joining the Oxford Cheetahs in 1959.

He rode for Poole later in 1968 and Halifax in 1969, before his retirement.

The funeral service will be at St Faith’s Church, Gaywood, on Wednesday, June 10 at 11.30am followed by interment at Gayton Road cemetery.

Do you remember watching Arne Pander ride in Norfolk? Email david.bale2@archant.co.uk

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