Maria Poulsen

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Maria Poulsen
Curler
Born (1984-10-29) October 29, 1984 (age 29)
Hvidovre, Denmark
Team
Curling club Hvidovre CC,
Hvidovre, Denmark
Skip Lene Nielsen
Third Helle Simonsen
Second Jeanne Ellegaard
Lead Maria Poulsen
Alternate Mette de Neergaard
Career
World Championship
appearances
6 (2003, 2004, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013)
European Championship
appearances
7 (2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Olympic
appearances
1 (2006)

Maria Poulsen (born October 29, 1984) is a Danish curler. She currently plays lead for the Lene Nielsen rink.

Poulsen was the lead on the Denise Dupont rink that finished 9th place at the 2001 World Junior Curling Championships. At the 2004 World Junior Curling Championships, the rink, now skipped by Madeleine Dupont finished 6th. They then finished 8th at the 2004 Ford World Women's Curling Championship and in 8th at the 2004 European Curling Championships. They then finished in 5th place at the 2005 World Junior Curling Championships, followed by a 10th place finish at the 2005 World Women's Curling Championship.

During the 2005–06 season, Poulsen was the alternate for the Dorthe Holm rink that won a bronze medal at the 2005 European Curling Championships and in 8th place at the 2006 Winter Olympics. That season she also played lead for Nielsen's junior rink, winning a bronze medal at the 2006 World Junior Curling Championships.

With Nielsen, Poulsen won another bronze at the 2007 European Curling Championships, followed by a 5th place finish at the 2010 European Curling Championships. They represented Denmark at the 2011 Capital One World Women's Curling Championship which was played in Denmark.

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