Gert Frank

Gert Frank ( born March 15, 1956 in Hobro ) is a former Danish racing cyclist.

Gert Frank was one of the best track cyclists in Denmark in the 1970s and 1980s. Even in the youth and junior class he was three time Danish champion, in tandem race, the individual and the team time trial and Scandinavian Masters.

In 1976, Frank Danish title of the elite in the 100 -kilometer team time trial, with Niels Fred Borg, Gunnar Asmussen and Kurt Frisch. In the same year he started in the same discipline at the Olympic Games in Montreal and won together with Verner Blaudzun, Jørn Lund and Jørgen Emil Hansen the bronze medal.

After the Olympics, Gert Frank stepped over to the professionals. 1977 and 1979 he became Danish champion in the individual pursuit, 1980 at Omnium. He also won four times the title of European champion two - team driving.

In addition, Frank played in the following years almost exclusively six-day race. He started with a total of 143 six-day race, which he won 20. 22 times he finished second 20 times and third parties; so that it is ranked 27 in the ranking of the eternal Six Day rider. Early 1980s, it was expected that Frank would be the successor of Patrick Sercu as the " Boss " of the Six-Day rider, but after a few years, his performance to be noticeably. In 1988, Frank returned from active cycling.