Hans-Henrik Ørsted

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Hans-Henrik Ørsted
Personal information
Full name Hans-Henrik Ørsted
Born (1954-12-13) 13 December 1954 (age 60)
Grenå, Denmark
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Infobox last updated on
April 28, 2008

Hans-Henrik Ørsted (born December 13, 1954 in Grenå) is a Danish former professional track cyclist and multi-medalist in the Olympics and World Championships at pursuit. He raced in many indoor Six-Day track races in Europe.

He turned professional following the 1980 Summer Olympics, where he won a bronze medal.[1]

At the World Championships as a professional, he won 3 gold medals, 3 silver, and 2 bronze.

Palmarès[edit]

1977
1st, Pursuit, National Track Championships, Copenhagen
1978
1st, Pursuit, National Track Championships, Århus
1st, Points race, National Track Championships, Århus
1980
3rd, Pursuit, Olympic Games, Moscow
3rd, Professional Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Besançon
1st, Pursuit, National Track Championships, Odense
1981
1st, Dortmund Six Days (with Gert Frank)
1st, Madison, European Track Championships (with Gert Frank)
2nd, Professional Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Brno
3rd, GP des Nations
1st, Herning Six Days (with Gert Frank)
1982
2nd, Professional Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Leicester
1st, Nienburg
1983
1st, European Championship, Track, Madison, Elite; (with Gert Frank)
1st, Herning Six Days (with Gert Frank)
1st, Odense
3rd, Professional Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Zürich
1984
1st, Ghent Six Days (with Gert Frank)
1st, Munich Six Days (with Gert Frank)
1st, Professional Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Barcelona
1985
1st, Berlin Six Days (with Danny Clark)
1st, Copenhagen Six Days (with Gert Frank)
1st, Professional Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Bassano del Grappa
1st, Trofeo Baracchi (with Francesco Moser)
1986
2nd, Professional Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Colorado Springs
Danmark Rundt
1st, Prologue
1st, Stage 5b
1987
1st, Professional Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Vienna
1988
1st, Copenhagen Six Days (with Roman Hermann)

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