Jesper Bank

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Jesper Bank
Medal record
Men's sailing
Representing  Denmark
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Soling class
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Soling class
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Soling class

Jesper Bank (born 6 April 1957 in Fredericia) is a Danish sailor and Olympic champion. He received a bronze medal in the Soling Class at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[1]

He won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona,[2] and again at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[3]

This makes Jesper Bank among the most winning regatta and match-race sailors seen. Between 1978 (nationally) relatively 1987 (internationally) and 2000 achieved he to be:

- Twice Olympic champion and additional one time bronze medallist.

- 8 times World Champion and additional 5 times medallist.

- 3 times European Champion and additional 3 times medallist.

- Scandinavian Champion and additional two times bronze medallist.

- 9 times national Danish Champion and additional a single Bronze medal.

The international and some national results though as skipper in 3-crew boat classes.

He sailed for Victory Challenge in the 2003 Louis Vuitton Cup and United Internet Team Germany in the 2007 Louis Vuitton Cup.[4][5]

After his career in sports have he been producing sails and have widely been used as sailing advisor by teams on all levels as well as single sailors.


  1. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – (Retrieved on 23 May 2008)
  2. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – (Retrieved on 23 May 2008)
  3. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – Sailing Archived 16 October 2013 at the Wayback (Retrieved on 23 May 2008)
  4. ^ "America's Cup - 2007 Defender and Challengers: Teams - from CupInfo".
  5. ^