Gert Frank (15 March 1956 – 19 January 2019) was a cyclist and Olympic medalist from Denmark.

Gert Frank
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Gert Frank (left) and Martin Frank in 2015
Personal information
Born(1956-03-15)15 March 1956
Hobro, Nordjylland, Denmark
Died19 January 2019(2019-01-19) (aged 62)
Medal record

AmateurEdit

Frank won the bronze medal in the Team Time Trial event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, alongside Verner Blaudzun, Jørgen Hansen and Jørn Lund.[1][2]

ProfessionalEdit

Frank was predominantly a track cyclist and won 20 indoor Six-day racing events, including the 1981 Six Days of Ghent race with Patrick Sercu. He also won the Madison at the European Track Championships in 1981 and 1983 (with Hans-Henrik Ørsted) and in 1985 (with René Pijnen). Additionally he won the European Derny championship in 1984.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gert Frank Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  2. ^ Connors, Martin; Dupuis, Diane L.; Morgan, Brad (1992). The Olympics factbook: a spectator's guide to the winter and summer games. Visible Ink. p. 257. ISBN 978-0-8103-9417-9. Retrieved 10 March 2010.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Gert Frank fylder 60". 15 March 2016.