Denmark at the Olympics
Denmark first participated at the Olympic Games at the inaugural 1896 Games, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the sparsely attended 1904 Games. Denmark has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games several times since 1948, including every Games since 1988.
|Denmark at the|
|NOC||National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
The National Olympic Committee for Denmark was created in 1905.
Medals by Summer GamesEdit
Medals by Winter GamesEdit
Medals by summer sportEdit
Medals by winter sportEdit
List of medalistsEdit
Medals by individualEdit
According to official data of the International Olympic Committee. This is a list of people who have won one or more Olympic gold medals and three or more Olympic medals for Denmark. Medals won in the 1906 Intercalated Games are not included. It includes top-three placings in 1896 and 1900, before medals were awarded for top-three placings.
|3||Lars Jørgen Madsen||Shooting||1900–1924||5||M||2||2||1||5|
|6||Anders Peter Nielsen||Shooting||1900–1920||4||M||1||3||0||4|
|7||Karen Margrethe Harup||Swimming||1948||1||F||1||2||0||3|
|9||Willy Falck Hansen||Track cycling||1924–1928||2||M||1||1||1||3|
|9||Niels Fredborg||Track cycling||1964–1972||4||M||1||1||1||3|
|12||Lasse Norman Hansen||Track cycling||2012–||2||M||1||0||2||3|
Medals by teamEdit
Denmark has been successful at the Olympics in team sports like football, handball and team gymnastics. In football Denmark has won four medals. Also team gymnastics has given Denmark four medals. In women's handball Denmark has won three gold medals.
|Silver||Helena Blach Lavrsen
|1998 Nagano||Curling||Women's competition|
Summary by sportEdit
Denmark first competed in track and field athletics in 1896, sending 3 men. The nation has not yet won a gold medal in the sport, earning silver four times and bronze thrice.
|Men's 100 metres||6/28||1896||N/A||N/A||0||0||0||0||SF/10th (1896)|
|Men's shot put||7/28||1896||2004||N/A||0||1||0||1||(2004)|
|Men's discus throw||6/28||1896||N/A||N/A||0||0||0||0||5th–9th (1896)|
Denmark had a single sabreur at the 1896 Games, winning the bronze medal.
- "Denmark". International Olympic Committee.
- "Denmark". Olympedia.com.
- "Olympic Analytics/DEN". olympanalyt.com.
- "Olympic Statistics" (in Danish). National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark. Retrieved 2016-01-07.