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Frode Sørensen

Full name: Frode Otto Sørensen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Born: February 8, 1912 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Died: August 1, 1980 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: ABC, København (DEN)
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Frode Sørensen’s appeared on the international stage in 1931, when he was national champion in Denmark and 10th in the road race at the World Championships. He won additional Danish Championships in 1932, 1935, 1936 and 1938. Sørensen achieved top 10 placings at the 1934 and 1935 World Championships. His greatest individual success came after his two Olympic appearances, when he won the silver medal in the amateur road race at the 1937 World Championships. From 1935-37 he was also Nordic Champion in the team time trial. In 1942 he turned professional and competed briefly for the German Presto team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Denmark DEN 5
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Denmark DEN 2 Silver
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Denmark DEN 12T
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Denmark DEN AC

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling Denmark Final Standings 5 2-30:11.2
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Cycling Denmark Final Standings 12T 2-33:07.2

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling Denmark DEN Final Standings 2 2-30:11.2
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Cycling Denmark DEN Final Standings AC 2-33:07.2
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