Pool Legend Dies: Helena Thornfeldt Bio, Wiki, Age, Married, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Helena Thornfeldt Bio

Helena Thornfeldt Bio

Helena Thornfeldt was a Professional Billiard Association Hall of Famer. She died on 20th August 2019. She is a native of the Swedish city of Borlange, had been living in the city of Villa Rica, around 35 miles west of Atlanta, in Georgia at the time of her death

Helena Thornfeldt Age

She was 52 Years Old at the time of her death.

Helena Thornfeldt Profession(Billard)

Thornfeldt, a left-handed player.

In 2002, Thornfeldt won the U.S. Open Championship having finished as runner-up in the competitions in 1996.

On February 2017, Thornfeldt was inducted into the Women’s Professional Billiard Association Hall of Fame.

Thornfeldt finished in ninth place in the WPBA Masters and 13th place at the WPBA BLU-EMU Southern Open 2019. According to the WPBA’s official website, Thornfeldt was ranked ninth in the U.S. of all professional pool players.

Helena Thornfeldt Death

Thornfeldt died on 20th August 2019. No cause of death has been made public regarding Thornfeldt’s sad passing.

Thornfeldt’s sad death was confirmed in a heartbreaking Facebook post from fellow professional pool player Janet Atwell.

Her sad death is being mourned across the professional billiard world. The former U.S. Open Championship winner had just opened a new restaurant her adopted hometown a couple of weeks before her death.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Thornfeldt Was Inducted in the Women’s Professional Billiard Association Hall of Fame in 2017
  • Thornfeldt Won the 2002 U.S. Open Championship
  • Thornfeldt Was ‘The Best Female Straight Pool Player in the World’
  • Thornfeldt Opened a Pizza Restaurant in Georgia Less Than 2 Weeks Before Her Death
  • Thornfeldt’s Contemporaries Have Being Paying Tribute to the Legend on Social Media