Madeleine Dupont

Madeleine Kanstrup Dupont (born 26 May 1987 in Glostrup, Denmark[1]) is a Danish curler from Copenhagen.[2] She won the Frances Brodie Award in 2004. She currently skips her own team with team mates Denise Dupont (Madeleine's sister),[3] Christine Svensen and Lina Knudsen. The team won gold in the big world cup tournament in Yichun, China in December 2011.

Madeleine Dupont
Madeleine Dupont cropped.jpg
Medal record
World Curling Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Aomori
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Gangneung
European Curling Championships
Silver medal – second place 2002 Gridnelwald
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Örnsköldsvik
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Aberdeen
World Junior Curling Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Eveleth

Dupont has skipped the Danish team to two World Championships events, finishing 8th at the 2004 Ford World Curling Championship and 10th at the 2005 World Women's Curling Championship. She won a gold medal at the World Junior "B" Curling Championships in 2004, and a silver medal in 2002 at the European Curling championships as an alternate for Dorthe Holm's team. She also skipped the Danish team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.

Dupont won a bronze medal at the 2007 World Junior Curling Championships, and a silver medal at the 2007 World Women's Curling Championship.

Personal lifeEdit

Dupont was featured topless in a calendar to promote curling. About the picture, she stated, "If a picture of me can get more people to watch curling on TV, that's a good thing."[4] Dupont works as a Client manager for TV 2 in Denmark.[2]

Dupont is part of a curling family, her father Kim Dupont competed at two World Junior Championships, her brother Oliver Dupont won a silver medal at the 2016 World Men's Championship, and her sister Denise Dupont has been a long-time teammate.[5]

TeammatesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Madeleine Dupont," Team Dupont Curling
  2. ^ a b "2020 World Women's Curling Championship Media Guide" (PDF). Curling Canada. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Renee meets her Olympic mates: Sonnenberg takes Danish team on tour". Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune. 9 October 2009. Archived from the original on 15 March 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  4. ^ http://ekstrabladet.dk/sport/sport_paa_vrangen/article1290885.ece
  5. ^ "Madeleine Dupont". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 15 April 2021.

External linksEdit