Mikkel Bech Jensen (born 31 August 1994), often referred to simply as Mikkel Bech, is a former motorcycle speedway rider from Denmark.[1]

Mikkel Bech
Born (1994-08-31) 31 August 1994 (age 29)
Næstved, Denmark
Career history
2017–2019Region Varde
2013–2014Zielona Góra
Great Britain
Individual honours
2014Danish Junior Champion
Team honours
2013Under-21 World Cup



Born in Næstved and raised in Glumsø, Bech took up speedway at the age of 4, and began his senior career with Esbjerg. He made his debut in British speedway in 2011, riding for Swindon Robins towards the end of the season, but turned down the chance to return in 2012 in order to complete his education.[2] He returned to Britain in 2013, joining Premier League team Plymouth Devils midway through the year and ending the season as the team's number one rider.[3][4] He moved up to the Elite League in 2014 with Lakeside Hammers.[5]

Bech finished third in the 2012 Under-21 World Championship, and was part of the Danish team that won the Under-21 World Cup in 2013.

Bech won the Danish Junior Championship in 2014.[6]

He has signed to ride for Esbjerg, Start Gniezno, and Lakeside Hammers in 2015.[7][8]

He has competed in three Speedway Grand Prix and has represented Denmark in the Speedway World Cup.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Mikkel Bech Jensen Dania". Polish Speedway Database. Retrieved 11 April 2023.
  2. ^ a b "Teenage wonder Mikkel B Jensen puts school before speedway", Daily Mirror, 9 December 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2014
  3. ^ a b Pilnick, Brent (2013) "Plymouth Devils sign Danish World Cup rider Mikkel Bech Jensen", BBC, 31 May 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2014
  4. ^ "Plymouth Devils have no hard feelings over Elite Mikkel Bech exit Archived 2014-12-28 at the Wayback Machine", Plymouth Herald, 21 November 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2014
  5. ^ "Lakeside Hammers have pulled off a coup with the signing of Mikkel Bech", Sky Sports, 22 November 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2014
  6. ^ Ogonowski, Wojciech (2014) "Mikkel Bech ze złotym medalem MIM Danii", sportowefakty.pl, 25 September 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014
  7. ^ Kaczmarek, Simon (2014) "Mikkel Bech nowym zawodnikiem Łączyńscy-Carbon Startu Gniezno", sportowefakty.pl, 24 December 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014
  8. ^ "AJ & Bech Back for Hammers", speedwaygb.co, 28 November 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014