Danish Sports Name of the Year

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Sports Name of the Year of Denmark (Danish: Årets Sportsnavn) is an award given to the best Danish sportsperson or team of the given year by the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark and daily newspaper Jyllands-Posten. It was first awarded in 1991. The winner gets 50,000 Danish kroner.

List of laureates[edit]

Year Winner Sport
1991 Mette Jacobsen
Swimming
1992 Jesper Bank, Jesper Seier, Steen Secher
Sailing
1993 Denmark women's national handball team
Handball
1994 Denmark women's national handball team (2)
Handball
1995 Mette Jacobsen (2)
Swimming
1996 Bjarne Riis
Cycling
1997 Wilson Kipketer
Athletics
1998 Eskild Ebbesen, Thomas Ebert, Victor Feddersen, Thomas Poulsen
Rowing
1999 Camilla Martin
Badminton
2000 Denmark women's national handball team (3)
Handball
2001 Thomas Bjørn
Golf
2002 Tom Kristensen
Auto racing
2003 Nicki Pedersen
Speedway
2004 Eskild Ebbesen (2), Thomas Ebert (2), Thor Kristensen, Stephan Mølvig
Rowing
2005 Tom Kristensen (2)
Auto racing
2006 Mikkel Kessler
Boxing
2007 Mads Rasmussen, Rasmus Quist Hansen
Rowing
2008 Denmark men's national handball team
Handball
2009 Lotte Friis
Swimming
2010 Caroline Wozniacki
Tennis
2011 Jeanette Ottesen
Swimming
2012 Lasse Norman Hansen
Cycling
2013 Maja Jager
Archery

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