Denmark at the 1960 Summer Olympics


Denmark at the 1960 Summer Olympics
Denmark at the Olympic Games

Flag of Denmark – Flag bearers
IOC code  DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Website www.dif.dk (Danish)
At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 100 in 15 sports
Flag bearer Benny Schmidt
Medals
Rank: 13
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
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Denmark competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 100 competitors, 88 men and 12 women, took part in 46 events in 15 sports.[1]

Contents

Medalists

Gold medal.svg Gold

  • Paul Elvstrøm — Sailing, men's Finn individual competition
  • Erik Hansen — Canoeing, men's K1 1,000 metres kayak singles

Silver medal.svg Silver

Bronze medal.svg Bronze

  • Erik Hansen, Arne Høyer, Erling Jessen and Helmut Sørensen — Canoeing, men's K1 4x500 metres kayak relay

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

One fencer represented Denmark in 1960.

Men's sabre
  • Palle Frey

Football

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Wrestling

References

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