Michael Tyllesen

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Michael Tyllesen
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Personal information
Full name Michael Johannes Malmin Tyllesen
Country represented Denmark
Born (1973-08-27) 27 August 1973 (age 41)
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Former coach Susanne Hedegaard Andersen, Frank Carroll, Manette Olsson, Lars Dresler, S. Zidek
Former choreographer Igor Bobrin, Lorna Brown
Skating club Gladsaxe Sport Club
Former training locations Copenhagen
Lake Arrowhead, California
Began skating 1980
Retired 2000

Michael Johannes Malmin Tyllesen (born 27 August 1973)[1] is a Danish figure skater. He is the 1997 Skate Canada International bronze medalist, a two-time Piruetten champion, and a two-time Nordic champion.

Tyllesen trained in Copenhagen, Edmonton, and Lake Arrowhead, California, and worked with choreographers Lorna Brown and Igor Bobrin.[2] He represented Denmark at the 1994 Winter Olympics and 1998 Winter Olympics, where he placed 13th and 9th, respectively. His career-best placement at the European Championships was 6th in 1993. His highest placement at the World Championships was 13th, achieved in 1998.

After retiring from competition in 2000, Tyllesen performed in ice shows for nine years and then became a coach in Denmark.[3][4][2]


Event 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00
Olympics 13th 9th
Worlds 21st 17th 17th 25th 19th 18th 13th 29th 20th
Europeans 6th 8th 12th 17th 10th 9th 18th 12th
GP Cup of Russia WD 11th 9th
GP Skate Canada 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 9th 4th
Piruetten 8th 1st 1st
Nordics 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st
Danish Champ. 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
GP = Grand Prix (Champions Series); WD = Withdrew


  1. ^ "Michael Tyllesen". sports-reference.com. 
  2. ^ a b Stevens, Ryan (3 October 2013). "Interview With Michael Tyllesen". Skate Guard. 
  3. ^ Jensen, Jan B. (16 January 2000). "Tomrum efter Michael Tyllesen". Jyllands-Posten (in Danish). 
  4. ^ "Michael Tyllesen som gæstesolist i Holiday on Ice" (in Danish). business.dk. 28 January 2004. 
  5. ^ "Michael TYLLESEN". International Skating Union. 

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