Denmark at the 2012 Summer Olympics


Denmark at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Denmark at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
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At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors (as of 6 Oct 2011) 45 in 9 sports
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
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Denmark is scheduled to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain from July 27 to August 12, 2012.

Contents

Archery

Three Danish female archers will compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics, as they finished 8th in the Recurve Women event at the 2011 World Archery Championships.

Women
  • Individual – 3 quota places
  • Team – 1 quota place

Athletics

Danish athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard):[1][2]

Qualified three (or more) athletes at the A Standard
  • None
Qualified two athletes at the A Standard
  • None
Qualified one athlete at the A Standard
  • Men's 800m
Qualified one (or more) athletes at the B Standard
  • Men's marathon
  • Men's triple jump
  • Men's shot put
  • Women's marathon
  • Women's 400m hurdles

Canoeing

Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Sprint

Denmark has so far qualified boats for the following events

  • Men's K1 200m
  • Men's K4 1000m
  • Women's K1 500m

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling

Denmark has so far qualified cyclists for the following events

Road

  • Men's Road Race - 4 quota places
  • Men's Time Trial - 2 quota places

Equestrian

Dressage

Denmark has qualified one team and three individual quota places after finishing in sixth place at the 2011 European Dressage Championship. [3]

  • Team event - One team of three riders
  • Individual - 3 quota places

Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing

Denmark has so far qualified boats for the following events

  • Men's Double Sculls Lightweight
  • Men's Fours Lightweight
  • Women's Double Sculls Lightweight

Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting

Denmark have qualified for five places is shooting events;[4] athletes in brackets secured the quota place.

  • Men's skeet – 2 quota places (Jesper Hansen and Anders Golding)
  • Men's 50 m rifle prone – 1 quota place (Kenneth Nielsen)
  • Women's 10 m air rifle – 2 quota places (Stine Nielsen and Anette Jensen)

Swimming

Danish swimmers have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[5][6]

Two (or more) swimmers have achieved the Olympic Qualifying Time
One swimmer has achieved the Olympic Qualifying Time
  • Men's 400m Freestyle - (Mads Glæsner)
  • Men's 1500m Freestyle - (Pál Joensen)
  • Women's 50m Freestyle - (Jeannette Ottesen)
  • Women's 100m Freestyle - (Jeannette Ottesen)
  • Women's 400m Freestyle - (Lotte Friis)
  • Women's 800m Freestyle - (Lotte Friis)
  • Women's 100m Breaststroke - (Rikke Pedersen)
  • Women's 200m Breaststroke - (Rikke Pedersen)
  • Women's 100m Butterfly - (Jeannette Ottesen)
One (or more) swimmers have achieved the Olympic Selection Time
  • Men's 50m Freestyle - (Jakob Andkjaer)
  • Men's 100m Freestyle - (Jakob Andkjaer)
  • Men's 200m Freestyle - (Mads Glæsner, Daniel Skaaning, Frederik Pendersen, Frans Johannessen)
  • Men's 100m Backstroke - (Mathias Gydesen)
  • Men's 200m Backstroke - (Mathias Gydesen)
  • Men's 200m Breaststroke - (Chris Boe Christensen)
  • Men's 200m Individual Medley - (Daniel Skaaning)
  • Men's 400m Individual Medley - (Chris Boe Christensen)
  • Women's 200m Freestyle - (Lotte Friis, Pernille Blume)
  • Women's 100m Backstroke - (Mie Nielsen, Pernille Larsen)
  • Women's 200m Backstroke - (Pernille Larsen)
Relay

Denmark has qualified in the following relays

  • Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • Women's 4x100m Medley Relay

Table Tennis

One Danish athlete has qualified for table tennis, Michael Maze in the men's singles.[7]

Men
  • Singles – Michael Maze

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