Denmark at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Denmark competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The highest result came in women's curling, where the Danish team finished fifth.

Denmark at the
2010 Winter Olympics
Flag of Denmark.svg
IOC codeDEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Websitewww.dif.dk (in Danish and English)
in Vancouver
Competitors18 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Sophie Fjellvang-Sølling (opening)[1]
Johnny Frederiksen (closing)
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Denmark's only medal at the Winter Olympics came in women's curling in 1998.

The athletes entering the stadium during the opening ceremonies.

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Time Rank Time Rank Time
Johnny Albertsen Downhill 2:00.12 53 N/A 2:00.12 53
Super-G 1:35.69 40 N/A 1:35.69 40
Markus Kilsgaard Giant slalom DSQ DNS N/A
Slalom DNS

Kilsgaard originally finished his first run in 1:26.32 ranked 66th,[2] but was disqualified after his skies were found not to conform with rule B2.1.2,[3] regarding the distance between the ski boot sole and the running surface of the ski.[4]

Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Time Rank Time Rank Time
Yina Moe-Lange Giant slalom 1:24.68 58 1:18.99 47 2:43.67 47
Slalom 1:02.75 66 1:01.95 51 2:04.70 52

BiathlonEdit

Men
Athlete Event Time (misses) Rank
Øystein Slettemark 10 km sprint 30:55.8 (3+4) 86
12.5 km pursuit DNQ
20 km individual 1:01:12.9 (2+1+2+3) 88

Slettemark competes for Greenland on the World Cup, but since Greenland does not have an NOC, he competes for Denmark during the Olympics.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Jonas Thor Olsen 15 km freestyle 39:01.8 76
30 km pursuit Lapped 55
50 km classical 2:25:00.9 48

CurlingEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Team: Ulrik Schmidt (skip), Johnny Frederiksen, Bo Jensen, Lars Vilandt and Mikkel Poulsen (alternate).[5]

Standings

Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to playoffs
Teams to tiebreaker
Country
Skip W L PF PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends
Shot %
  Canada Kevin Martin 9 0 75 36 36 28 14 2 85%
  Norway Thomas Ulsrud 7 2 64 43 40 32 15 7 84%
  Switzerland Ralph Stöckli 6 3 53 45 35 33 20 8 81%
  Sweden Niklas Edin 5 4 50 52 34 36 20 6 82%
  Great Britain David Murdoch 5 4 57 44 35 29 20 9 81%
  Germany Andy Kapp 4 5 48 60 35 38 11 9 75%
  France Thomas Dufour 3 6 31 58 22 34 16 7 73%
  China Wang Fengchun 2 7 52 60 37 37 9 7 77%
  Denmark Ulrik Schmidt 2 7 40 57 31 29 12 6 78%
  United States John Shuster 2 7 43 59 32 41 18 9 76%
Matches

Women's tournamentEdit

Team: Angelina Jensen, Madeleine Dupont, Denise Dupont, Camilla Jensen and Ane Håkansson Hansen (alternate).[5]

Standings

Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to playoffs
Country
Skip W L PF PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends
Shot %
  Canada Cheryl Bernard 8 1 56 37 40 29 20 13 81%
  Sweden Anette Norberg 7 2 56 52 36 36 13 5 79%
  China Wang Bingyu 6 3 61 47 39 37 12 7 74%
  Switzerland Mirjam Ott 6 3 67 48 40 36 7 12 76%
  Denmark Angelina Jensen 4 5 49 61 31 40 15 5 74%
  Germany Andrea Schöpp 3 6 52 56 35 40 15 4 75%
  Great Britain Eve Muirhead 3 6 54 59 36 41 11 10 75%
  Japan Moe Meguro 3 6 64 70 36 37 13 5 73%
  Russia Liudmila Privivkova 3 6 53 60 36 40 14 13 77%
  United States Debbie McCormick 2 7 43 65 36 36 12 12 77%
Matches

Freestyle skiingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Qualification 1/8 Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Time Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
Sophie Fjellvang-Sølling Ski cross 1:20.41 20 3 DNQ DNQ DNQ 21

SnowboardingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Run 1 Run 2 Rank Rank Rank Rank
Julie Lundholdt Snowboard cross 1:31.29 1:44.62 15 4 DNQ DNQ 15

Speed skatingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Cathrine Grage 3000 m 4:20.93 27
5000 m 7:23.83 14

Other athletesEdit

AspirantsEdit

The following athletes did not qualify for the 2010 Winter Olympics, but were listed by the Danish Olympic Committee as aspirants.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hollerup, Casper (2010-01-06). "OL: Sophie Fjellvang-Sølling som dansk fanebærer" (in Danish). Danmarks Idræts-Forbund. Archived from the original on March 4, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-07.
  2. ^ Ritzau (23 February 2010). "Kilsgaard var bedre end Bode Miller". dr.dk/sporten (in Danish). Danmarks Radio. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Alpine skiing results and schedule: Men's Giant Slalom". bbc.co.uk. BBC. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
  4. ^ International Ski Federation (FIS). "Specifications for Competition Equipment Edition 2009/10" (PDF). International Ski Federation (FIS). p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 December 2009. Retrieved 23 February 2010. Maximum height (distance between the bottom of the running surface of the ski and the ski boot sole) for all categories is 50 mm (Ladies, Men and Children's).
  5. ^ a b Hollerup, Casper (2009-05-05). "10 atleter udtaget til vinter-OL" (in Danish). Danmarks Idræts-Forbund. Archived from the original on January 14, 2010. Retrieved 2009-11-13.
  6. ^ "Det danske hold" (in Danish). Danmarks Idræts-Forbund. Archived from the original on January 23, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-26.

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