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GRIMMEL, Torben - DEN nation flag  

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Sport associated data:

GenderMClubDSB / ASF
Year of birth1975Start of competing1990
Place of birthOdder, DENPractising shooter since1989
HometownArhus, DENPersonal Coach 
ResidenceMorke, DENNational CoachEnrico Friedemann
Height (cm)183Handednessright
Weight (kg)86Master Eyeright
Marital statusmarriedEventsFR60PR
Children1Other sport activities 
Higher education Comments
ProfessionTeacher, Student  
LanguagesEnglish, German  

Latest news about this athlete

Torben Grimmel sets a new World Record on his way to the World Cup Final trophy

The Danish shooter scored 250.6 points in the men’s 50m Rifle Prone final, pocketing his second ISSF crystal globe and besting Germany’s Henri Junghaenel and Republic of Korea’s Kim Jonghyun, who respectively placed 2nd and 3rd.


Denmark’s Grimmel equals the World Record, climbs atop the podium in Gabala

The 41-year-old shooter climbed on the highest step of the World Cup podium for the fifth time in his career, with Belarus’ Yury Shcherbatsevich taking the Silver and Belgium’s Lionel Cox claiming the Bronze.


Denmark’s 50m Rifle Prone shooter Grimmel secures 3rd gold out of 4 world cup stages in Baku

The 2000 Olympic Silver medalist keeps on piling world cup medals on his road to Rio. With only 40 days to go to the opening ceremony of Rio 2016, he climbed the world ranking up to the first place, recovering from a back surgery.


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Denmark’s Grimmel claims his second rifle prone world cup gold of the season in Munich

The 2000 Olympic Silver medalist won today’s 50m Rifle Prone Men final at the ISSF World Cup in Munich, Germany, beating home hero Junghaenel


Denmark’s 50m Rifle Prone champion Grimmel back atop of the ISSF podium after 8 years

He defeated Australia’s Warren Potent to win Gold at the ISSF World Cup in Bangkok, and looks forward to Rio 2016: “I am confident, I have been through it.”



RkCs City YearEventCatCompFinalTotalRecord
2OG SYDNEY 2000FR60PR597103.4700.4
9OG ATHENS 2004FR60PR594594
24OG LONDON 2012FR60PR592592
39OG ATLANTA 1996FR60PR590590
6WCH MILAN 1994FR60PRJunior585585
11WCH MUNICH 2010FR60PR597597
37WCH LAHTI 2002FR60PR587587
46WCH ZAGREB 2006FR60PR591591
56WCH GRANADA 2014FR60PR618.6
1WCF NEW DELHI 2017FR60PR628.3250.6WR
1WCF MILAN 2003FR60PR597102699
2WCF BOLOGNA 2016FR60PR628.6208.5
5WCF MUNICH 2000FR60PR596103.8699.8
6WCF LUGANO 1997FR60PR594103.5697.5
8WCF ZURICH 1998FR60PR593101.7694.7
9WCF BANGKOK 2008FR60PR592592
9WCF BANGKOK 2004FR60PR589589
10WCF BANGKOK 2012FR60PR587587
12WCF GRANADA 2006FR60PR592592
1WC GABALA 2017FR60PR630.2249.8EWR
1WC BAKU 2016FR60PR622.2208.4
1WC MUNICH 2016FR60PR632.0210.6
1WC BANGKOK 2016FR60PR625.5209.1
1WC MILAN 2008FR60PR597104.3701.3
2WC LONDON 2012FR60PR595103.7698.7
2WC RIO DE JANEIRO 2008FR60PR597104.4701.4
2WC CHANGWON 2003FR60PR598103.6701.6
2WC MILANO 1997FR60PR595100695
2WC HAVANA 1997FR60PR595102697
3WC CHANGWON 2015FR60PR623.2186.4
3WC CHANGWON 2005FR60PR593103.5696.5
3WC MILANO 1998FR60PR596102.4698.4
3WC SEOUL 1997FR60PR595101.5696.5
4WC GABALA 2015FR60PR626.7165.8
4WC RESENDE 2006FR60PR594103.4697.4
5WC MUNICH 2006FR60PR596103699
7WC ATLANTA 1998FR60PR595101.7696.7
8WC MUNICH 2017FR60PR626.5121.4
9WC MUNICH 2008FR60PR597597
9WC SYDNEY 2000FR60PR595595
9WC HAVANA 1996FR60PR593593
10WC MILAN 2009FR60PR593593
10WC ATHENS 2004FR60PR594594
10WC MUNICH 1997FR60PR594594
12WC ATLANTA 1996FR60PR594594
14WC FORT BENNING 2007FR60PR593593
14WC BANGKOK 2004FR60PR590590
14WC BUENOS AIRES 1998FR60PR593593
16WC FORT BENNING, GA 2005FR60PR596596
17WC MUNICH 2011FR60PR596596
17WC MILANO 2002FR60PR593593
17WC ATLANTA 2001FR60PR588588
18WC MUNICH 2014FR60PR623.7
18WC MUNICH 2013FR60PR620.2
19WC MUNICH 2012FR60PR595595
19WC SEOUL 2001FR60PR588588
19WC SEOUL 1999FR60PR591591
20WC MILAN 2012FR60PR593593
20WC GUANGZHOU 2006FR60PR592592
20WC MILANO 2001FR60PR589589
20WC ATLANTA 2000FR60PR593593
21WC MARIBOR 2014FR60PR621.2
21WC MUNICH 2007FR60PR595595
21WC SHANGHAI 2002FR60PR592592
22WC BELGRADE 2010FR60PR593593
22WC ATLANTA 1999FR60PR594594
23WC SYDNEY 2004FR60PR592592
25WC FORT BENNING 2011FR60PR594594
31WC SYDNEY 2010FR60PR584584
31WC ATLANTA 2002FR60PR589589
32WC SYDNEY 2002FR60PR589589
33WC MUNICH 2015FR60PR620.6
35WC GRANADA 2013FR60PR620.5
36WC CHANGWON 2011FR60PR586586
37WC BEIJING 2014FR60PR612.9
38WC MILANO 1999FR60PR590590
40WC MUNICH 1998FR60PR588588
41WC MUNICH 2001FR60PR590590
41WC MUNICH 1996FR60PR588588
43WC MILAN 2006FR60PR580580
45WC SYDNEY 2011FR60PR588588
48WC BANGKOK 2007FR60PR587587
48WC MILAN 2004FR60PR584584
53WC MUNICH 1999FR60PR589589
1ECH ZURICH 1995FR60PRJunior592104.3696.3
5ECH SOFIA 1992FR60PRJunior577577
6ECH PLZEN 2003FR60PR598102.5700.5
9ECH KOUVOLA 1997FR60PR596596
10ECH ZAGREB 2001FR60PR595595
15ECH MARIBOR 2015FR60PR623.2
16ECH WROCLAW 1994FR60PRJunior589589
28ECH BELGRADE 2005FR60PR591591
36ECH BELGRADE 2011FR60PR593593
37ECH GRANADA 2007FR60PR590590
38ECH BORDEAUX 1999FR60PR590590
44ECH OSIJEK 2009FR60PR589589
47ECH BAKU 2017FR60PR608.1