Denmark at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Denmark at the Olympic Games

Flag of Denmark
IOC code  DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Website www.dif.dk (Danish) (English)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 31 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Ole Hviid Jensen (Melbourne)
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
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Intercalated Games
1906

Denmark competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 31 competitors, 27 men and 4 women, took part in 25 events in 10 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

  • Tove Søby — Canoeing, Women's K1 500 metres Kayak Singles

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Time trial
Individual road race

Diving[edit]

Women's 10m Platform

  • Hanna Laursen
    • Preliminary Round — 35.39 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Fencing[edit]

One fencer represented Denmark in 1956.

Women's foil

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-16. 

External links[edit]