Denmark at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Denmark competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 121 competitors, 105 men and 16 women, took part in 71 events in 14 sports.[1]

Denmark at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of Denmark.svg
IOC codeDEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Websitewww.dif.dk (in Danish and English)
in Berlin
Competitors121 in 14 sports
Flag bearerErik Hammer Sørensen
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Ragnhild Hveger Swimming Women's 400m freestyle 15 August
  Silver Harry Larsen
Richard Olsen
Rowing Men's coxless pair 14 August
  Bronze Gerhard Pedersen Boxing Men's welterweight 15 August
  Bronze Hans Lunding Equestrian Three day event – Individual 16 August
  Bronze Inge Sørensen Swimming Women's 200m breaststroke 15 August

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Eleven cyclists, all men, represented Denmark in 1936.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Final
Points Rank
Mette Gregaard 10m platform 27.54 15
Karen Margrete Andersen 27.08 17

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Nine fencers, six men and three women, represented Denmark in 1936.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Field hockeyEdit

RowingEdit

Denmark had 16 rowers participate in five out of seven rowing events in 1936.[2]

Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Six shooters represented Denmark in 1936.

25 m rapid fire pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

Source:[3]

Men
  • Børge Bæth (100 m backstroke)
  • John Christensen (100 m and 4x200 m freestyle)
  • Aage Hellstrøm (400 m,1500 m and 4x200 m freestyle)
  • Finn Jensen (200 m breaststroke)
  • Jørgen Jørgensen (400 m,1500 m and 4x200 m)
  • Hans Malmstrøm (200 m breaststroke)
  • Poul Petersen (100 m, 400 m and 4x200 m freestyle)
  • Erik Skou (200 m breaststroke)
Women

DivingEdit

Women

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Denmark Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Danske deltagere ved OL i Berlin 1936". Olympian Database. Sportsencyclo. Retrieved 26 June 2019.