Denmark at the 1956 Summer Olympics
|Denmark at the|
1956 Summer Olympics
|NOC||National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark|
|Competitors||31 in 10 sports|
|Flag bearer||Ole Hviid Jensen (Melbourne)|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
- Paul Elvstrøm — Sailing, Men's Finn Individual Competition
- Lis Hartel — Equestrian, Dressage Individual
- Ole Berntsen, Christian von Bülow and Cyril Andresen — Sailing, Men's Dragon Team Competition
- Tove Søby — Canoeing, Women's K1 500 metres Kayak Singles
- Allan Juel Larsen — 1:14.3 (→ 13th place)
- Palle Lykke Jensen — did not finish (→ no ranking)
Women's 10m Platform
- Hanna Laursen
- Preliminary Round — 35.39 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
Two shooters represented Denmark in 1956.
- "Denmark at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Denmark Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.