Denmark at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Denmark competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Denmark competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 58 competitors, 55 men and 3 women, took part in 30 events in 13 sports.[1]

Denmark at the
1980 Summer Olympics
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Flag of the Olympic Movement
IOC codeDEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Websitewww.dif.dk (in Danish and English)
in Moscow
Competitors58 (55 men and 3 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearers Jørgen Lindhardsen (opening)
Hans Kjeld Rasmussen (closing)
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 400 metres

Men's Marathon

BoxingEdit

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

CanoeingEdit

Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres

CyclingEdit

Eleven cyclists represented Denmark in 1980.

RoadEdit

Individual road race
Team time trial

TrackEdit

Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

DivingEdit

Men's Platform

FencingEdit

Women's foil

HandballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

RowingEdit

Men's coxless pairs

Men's quadruple sculls

Women's single sculls

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Lasse Hjortnes Finn DSQ 2 21 2 8 18 DNF 99.0 13
Jørgen Bojsen-Møller
Jacob Bojsen-Møller
Flying Dutchman DSQ 3 6 6 6 4 3 54.5 6
Peter Due
Per Kjaergaard
Tornado 7 2 2 3 2 5 3 30.4  
Jens Christensen
Morten Nielsen
Star 4 7 12 2 6 5 1 45.7 5
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
Valdemar Bandolowski
Erik Hansen
Soling 1 5 6 5 2 1 1 23.0  

ShootingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Henning Clausen 50 metre rifle three positions 1156 9
50 metre rifle prone 592 25
Finn Danielsen 50 metre rifle three positions 1147 17
Ole Justesen Skeet 194 10
Hans Kjeld Rasmussen 196+25+25  

SwimmingEdit

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 200m Breaststroke

Women's 400m Individual Medley

WeightliftingEdit

Men's Light Heavyweight

WrestlingEdit

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 4 May 2015.