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Denmark at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Denmark at the Olympic Games

Flag of Denmark
IOC code  DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Website www.dif.dk (Danish) (English)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 31 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Ole Hviid Jensen (Melbourne)
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Denmark competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 31 competitors, 27 men and 4 women, took part in 25 events in 10 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Diving 6
  • Fencing 7
  • Rowing 8
  • Sailing 9
  • Shooting 10
  • Swimming 11
  • References 12
  • External links 13

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

  • Tove Søby — Canoeing, Women's K1 500 metres Kayak Singles

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Time trial
Individual road race

Diving

Women's 10m Platform

  • Hanna Laursen
    • Preliminary Round — 35.39 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Fencing

One fencer represented Denmark in 1956.

Women's foil

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Two shooters represented Denmark in 1956.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

References

  1. ^

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database


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