Denmark at the 1980 Summer Olympics


Denmark at the 1980 Summer Olympics
Denmark at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Olympic Movement – Flag bearers
IOC code  DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Website www.dif.dk (Danish)
At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow
Competitors 58 (55 men and 3 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Jørgen Lindhardsen (opening)
Hans Rasmussen (closing)
Medals
Rank: 16
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
1896 • 1900 • 1904 • 1908 • 1912 • 1920 • 1924 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1948 • 1952 • 1956 • 1960 • 1964 • 1968 • 1972 • 1976 • 1980 • 1984 • 1988 • 1992 • 1996 • 2000 • 2004 • 2008 • 2012
Winter Games
1924 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1948 • 1952 • 1956 • 1960 • 1964 • 1968 • 1972 • 1976 • 1980 • 1984 • 1988 • 1992 • 1994 • 1998 • 2002 • 2006 • 2010

Denmark competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Denmark competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 58 competitors, 55 men and 3 women, took part in 30 events in 13 sports.[1]

Contents

Medalists

Gold medal.svg Gold

Silver medal.svg Silver

  • Peter Due and Per Kjærgaard — Sailing, Men's Tornado

Bronze medal.svg Bronze

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics

Men's 400 metres

  • Jens Smedegaard Hansen

Men's Marathon

  • Jorn Lauenborg
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated Sylvain Rajefiarison (Madagascar) on points (5-0)
  • Second Round — Lost to Galsandorj Batbileg (Mongolia) on points (1-4)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

  • First Round — Lost to Michael Pillay (Seychelles) on points (1-4)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated Csaba Kuzma (Hungary) on points (3-2)
  • Second Round — Lost to Ricardo Rojas (Cuba) on points (1-4)

Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing

Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres

  • Hans Christian Lassen

Cycling

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Road

Men's Road Race Individual

  • Henning Jørgensen
  • Verner Blaudzun
  • Allan Jacobsen
  • Per Sandahl Jørgensen

Men's 100 km Team Time Trial

Cycling (track) pictogram.svg Track

Men's Sprint

  • Henrik Salée

Men's 1,000 metres Time Trial

  • Bjarne Sørensen

Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Diving pictogram.svg Diving

Men's Platform

  • Claus Thomsen

Fencing pictogram.svg Fencing

Women's foil
  • Max Madsen

Handball pictogram.svg Handball

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Cuba (30-18)
  • Lost to Spain (19-20)
  • Lost to Poland (12-26)
  • Lost to Hungary (15-16)
  • Lost to East Germany (20-24)
  • Classification Match
  • 9th/10th place: Defeated Algeria (28-20) → 9th place
  • Team Roster

Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing

Men's Coxless Pairs

Men's Quadruple Sculls

  • Reiner Modest
  • Per Rasmussen
  • Morten Espersen
  • Ole Bloch Jensen

Women's Single Sculls

  • Lise Justesen

Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing

Mixed One Person Dinghy

  • Lasse Hjortnæs

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

  • Jens Christensen
  • Morten Nielsen

Mixed Multihull

  • Per Kjærgaard Nielsen
  • Peter Due

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Mixed Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy

  • Jacob Bojsen-Møller
  • Jørgen Bojsen-Møller

Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres

  • Henning Clausen
  • Finn Danielsen

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

  • Henning Clausen

Mixed Skeet

Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming

Women's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heats — 1:11.58
  • Final — 1:11.16 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)

Women's 200m Breaststroke

  • Final — 2:32.75 (→ 4th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heats — did not start (→ did not advance)

Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting

Men's Light Heavyweight

  • Erling Johansen

Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

  • Kaj Jægergaard Hansen

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

  • Svend Erik Studsgaard

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.