Jan Thoresen

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Jan Thoresen
Medal record
Men's Curling
Winter Olympics
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Nagano
World Curling Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Lowell
European Curling Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Grindelwald
World Junior Curling Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Victoria

Jan Thoresen (born 1 December 1968) is a Norwegian curler. He currently plays lead for Tormod Andreasen.

Thoresen played juniors for Anthon Grimsmo. He won a bronze medal at the 1987 World Junior Curling Championships playing second for Grimsmo.

Thoresen would then join up with Eigil Ramsfjell playing both third and second for him. As a third on the team, he won a bronze medal at the 1995 European Curling Championships and a bronze medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics.[1]

By 2003, Thoresen would find himself playing lead for Thomas Ulsrud. He won a bronze medal at the 2006 World Men's Curling Championship with Ulsrud, Nergaard and Due.

Team mates up until 2007[edit]

Team mates 2007[edit]

  • In 2007 Thomas Due and Jan Thoresen started a new team together with Tormod Andreasen and Kjell Berg. The team currently plays on the World Curling Tour Europe.
  • Tormod Andreasen (skip)
  • Thomas Due (third)
  • Kejll Berg (second)
  • Jan Thoresen (lead)

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