Denmark at the 1948 Summer Olympics


Denmark at the 1948 Summer Olympics
Denmark at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Website www.dif.dk (Danish)
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 162 in 17 sports
Flag bearer Vagn Loft
Medals
Rank: 10
Gold
5
Silver
7
Bronze
8
Total
20
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Denmark competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 162 competitors, 144 men and 18 women, took part in 82 events in 17 sports.[1]

Contents

Medalists

Med 1.png Gold

  • Karen Hoff — Canoeing, Women's K1 500m Kayak Singles
  • Carl-Ebbe Andersen, Tage Henriksen, and Finn Pedersen — Rowing, Men's Coxed Pairs
  • Paul Elvstrøm — Sailing, Men's Firefly Class

Med 2.png Silver

  • Johan Andersen — Canoeing, Men's K1 1000m Kayak Singles
  • Ejvind Hansen and Jacob Jensen — Canoeing, Men's K2 1000m Kayak Pairs
  • Karen Lachmann — Fencing, Women's Foil Individual
  • Aage Larsen and Ebbe Parsner — Rowing, Men's Double Sculls
  • Ib Storm Larsen, Helge Schrøder, Helge Halkjær, and Aksel Hansen — Rowing, Men's Coxless Fours

Med 3.png Bronze

  • Svend Vad — Boxing, Men's Lightweight
  • Axel Schandorff — Cycling, Men's 1000m Sprint (Scratch)
  • Birte Christoffersen — Diving , Women's Platform Diving
  • Børge Nielsen, Jørgen Olsen, Harry Knudsen, Erik Larsen, and Henry Larsen — Rowing, Men's Coxed Fours
  • Christian Hansen — Wrestling, Men's Greco-Roman Welterweight
  • Klaus Baess, Ole Berntsen, and William Berntsen — Sailing, Men's Dragon

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

15 fencers, 12 men and 3 women, represented Denmark in 1948.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
  • Ivan Ruben, Ole Albrechtsen, Aage Leidersdorff, Tage Jørgensen, Ivan Osiier, Flemming Vögg
Men's épée
Men's team épée
  • Mogens Lüchow, Erik Andersen, Ib Nielsen, René Dybker, Jakob Lyng, Kenneth Flindt
Men's sabre
  • Aage Leidersdorff
  • Ivan Ruben
  • Ivan Osiier
Women's foil
  • Karen Lachmann
  • Grete Olsen
  • Kate Mahaut

Football

Gymnastics

Hockey

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

Art competitions

References

External links


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