Gert Larsen

Gert Munch Larsen (born February 9, 1960 in Hvidovre) is a Danish curler and curling coach.[2]

Gert Larsen
 
Born (1960-02-09) February 9, 1960 (age 61)
Team
Curling clubHvidovre CC, Hvidovre
Career
Member Association Denmark
World Championship
appearances
7 (1982, 1987, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2001)
European Championship
appearances
3 (1979, 1980, 1981, 1991, 1994, 1998)
Olympic
appearances
1 (1988, demonstration)
Medal record
Curling
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1981 Grindelwald
Danish Men's Championship[1]
Gold medal – first place 1979
Gold medal – first place 1982
Gold medal – first place 1987
Gold medal – first place 1988
Gold medal – first place 1993
Gold medal – first place 1994
Gold medal – first place 1995
Gold medal – first place 1997
Gold medal – first place 1998
Gold medal – first place 2001

At the international level, he is a 1981 European bronze medallist.

At the national level, he is a ten-time Danish men's champion curler (1979, 1982, 1987, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001) and a two-time Danish mixed champion curler (2001, 2002).

He participated at the demonstration event at the 1988 Winter Olympics, where Danish men's team finished sixth. As a coach of Danish women's curling team he participated at the 2014 Winter Olympics, where Danish women's team finished sixth.

AwardsEdit

TeamsEdit

Men'sEdit

Season Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Coach Events
1978–79 Per Berg Gert Larsen Jan Hansen Michael Harry DMCC 1979  
1979–80 Per Berg Gert Larsen Jan Hansen Michael Harry ECC 1979 (6th)
1980–81 Per Berg Gert Larsen Jan Hansen Michael Harry ECC 1980 (6th)
1981–82 Per Berg Gert Larsen Jan Hansen Michael Harry Antonny Hinge ECC 1981  
DMCC 1982  
WCC 1982 (8th)
1986–87 Gert Larsen Oluf Olsen Jan Hansen Michael Harry DMCC 1987  
WCC 1987 (4th)
1987–88 Gert Larsen Oluf Olsen Jan Hansen Michael Harry WOG 1988, demo (6th)
DMCC 1988  
WCC 1988 (8th)
1991–92 Gert Larsen Oluf Olsen Michael Harry Henrik Jakobsen Ulrik Schmidt ECC 1991 (6th)
1992–93 Gert Larsen Oluf Olsen Michael Harry Henrik Jakobsen Tom Nielsen DMCC 1993  
WCC 1993 (5th)
1993–94 Gert Larsen Oluf Olsen Michael Harry Henrik Jakobsen Tom Nielsen (DMCC),
Tommy Stjerne (WCC)
DMCC 1994  
WCC 1994 (7th)
1994–95 Gert Larsen Oluf Olsen Michael Harry Henrik Jakobsen Tom Nielsen ECC 1994 (10th)
DMCC 1995  
1996–97 Tommy Stjerne Gert Larsen Peter Andersen Anders Søderblom Ivan Frederiksen DMCC 1997  
1997–98 Tommy Stjerne Gert Larsen Peter Andersen Ivan Frederiksen Anders Søderblom DMCC 1998  
WCC 1998 (7th)
1998–99 Tommy Stjerne Gert Larsen Peter Andersen Ivan Frederiksen Anders Søderblom Mikael Qvist,
Olle Brudsten
ECC 1998 (7th)
2000–01 Johnny Frederiksen Henrik Jakobsen Lars Vilandt Bo Jensen Gert Larsen Olle Brudsten DMCC 2001  
WCC 2001 (10th)

MixedEdit

Season Skip Third Second Lead Events
2000–01 Gert Larsen Nete Larsen Mikkel Krause Gitte Larsen DMxCC 2001  
2001–02 Gert Larsen Pernille Nielsen Dennis Hansen Mette Larsen DMxCC 2002  

Record as a coach of national teamsEdit

Year Tournament, event National team Place
2005 2005 European Junior Curling Challenge   Denmark (junior men)
 
2005 2005 European Curling Championships   Denmark (men)
6
2005 2005 European Curling Championships   Denmark (women)
 
2006 2006 World Junior Curling Championships   Denmark (junior men)
5
2007 2007 World Junior Curling Championships   Denmark (junior men)
4
2008 2008 World Junior Curling Championships   Denmark (junior men)
7
2009 2009 World Junior Curling Championships   Denmark (junior men)
 
2013 2013 European Curling Championships   Denmark (women)
4
2014 2014 Winter Olympics   Denmark (women)
6
2014 2014 European Curling Championships   Denmark (men)
9
2019 2019 European Curling Championships   Denmark (men)
4

Private lifeEdit

He is married to fellow Danish curler Malene Krause.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DM Herrer | Hvidovre Curling Club(in Danish)
  2. ^ Gert Larsen on the World Curling Federation database  
  3. ^ "Collie Campbell Memorial Award". World Curling Federation. Archived from the original on 2019-07-23.

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