Denmark at the 2004 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 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
Competitors 92 in 16 sports
Flag bearer Eskild Ebbesen
Medals
Rank: 37
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
5
Total
8
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Denmark competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004.

Medalists[edit]

Archery[edit]

Denmark has qualified a spot in men's individual archery.

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Hasse Pavia Lind Men's individual 666 8  Essam (EGY)
W 158–110
 Serdyuk (UKR)
L 164–165
Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

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] Joachim Olsen originally claimed a bronze medal in men's shot put. On December 5, 2012, the International Olympic Committee and the IAAF stripped off Ukrainian shot putter Yuriy Bilonoh's gold medal after drug re-testings of his samples were discovered positive. Following the announcement of Bilonoh's disqualification, Olsen's medal was upgraded to a silver.[3]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Wilson Kipketer 800 m 1:44.69 1 Q 1:44.63 1 Q 1:44.65 3
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Piotr Buciarski Pole vault 5.50 26 Did not advance
Joachim Olsen Shot put 20.78 2 Q 21.07 2[3]
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Annemette Jensen Marathon 2:50:01 49
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Christina Scherwin Javelin throw 56.86 29 Did not advance

Badminton[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Peter Gade Singles  Chien Y-H (TPE)
W 15–6, 15–1
 Kanetkar (IND)
W 15–10, 15–6
 Hidayat (INA)
L 12–15, 12–15
Did not advance
Kenneth Jonassen  Chen (CHN)
L 15–12, 5–15, 9–15
Did not advance
Jens Eriksen
Martin Lundgaard Hansen
Doubles BYE  Bach /
Han (USA)
W 15–6, 15–4
 Cai Y /
Fu Hf (CHN)
W 3–15, 15–11, 15–8
 Lee D-S /
Yoo Y-S (KOR)
L 15–9, 5–15, 3–15
 Hian /
Limpele (INA)
L 13–15, 7–15
4
Lars Paaske
Jonas Rasmussen
BYE  Kim Y-H /
Yim B-E (KOR)
L 15–7, 6–15, 12–15
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Camilla Martin Singles  Yonekura (JPN)
W 11–4, 11–7
 Hallam (GBR)
L 2–11, 11–5, 10–13
Did not advance
Tine Rasmussen  Nedelcheva (BUL)
L 11–8, 7–11, 11–13
Did not advance
Pernille Harder
Mette Schjoldager
Doubles  Crabtree /
Wilson-Smith (AUS)
W 15–2, 15–3
 Lee K-W /
Ra K-M (KOR)
L 8–15, 8–15
Did not advance
Ann-Lou Jørgensen
Rikke Olsen
BYE  Grether /
Schenk (GER)
W 15–12, 16–17, 15–5
 Gao L /
Huang S (CHN)
L 6–15, 7–15
Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jens Eriksen
Mette Schjoldager
Doubles  Stoyanov /
Wright (FRA)
W 15–13, 2–15, 15–5
 Kim Y-H /
Lee H-J (KOR)
W 6–15, 15–12, 15–13
 Marissa /
Widianto (INA)
W 15–12, 15–8
 Gao L /
Zhang J (CHN)
L 9–15, 5–15
 Olsen /
Rasmussen (DEN)
W 15–5, 15–5
3
Rikke Olsen
Jonas Rasmussen
BYE  Petersen /
Shirley (NZL)
W 15–14, 15–9
 Kim D-M /
Ra K-M (KOR)
W 17–14, 15–8
 Emms /
Robertson (GBR)
L 6–15, 12–15
 Eriksen /
Schjoldager (DEN)
L 5–15, 5–15
4

Canoeing[edit]

Sprint[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lasse Nielsen
Mads Kongsgaard Madsen
Men's K-2 500 m 1:33.938 5 q 1:33.482 5 Did not advance
Men's K-2 1000 m 3:19.171 5 q 3:15.417 6 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualify to final; q = Qualify to semifinal

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Bo Hamburger Men's road race 5:41:56 25
Frank Høj Men's road race 5:41:56 8
Men's time trial 1:00:35.73 18
Lars Michaelsen Men's road race 5:50:35 55
Michael Rasmussen DNF
Nicki Sørensen 5:50:35 60

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Peter Riis Andersen Men's cross-country 2:24:03 18
Christian Poulsen LAP (1 lap) 39
Mette Andersen Women's cross-country DNF

Equestrian[edit]

Dressage[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Special Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Andreas Helgstrand Cavan Individual 68.333 22 Q 73.960 10 Q 76.300 9 72.864 9
Lone Jørgensen Ludewig G 65.750 38 Did not advance
Jon Pedersen Esprit de Valdemar 69.000 17 Q 69.160 19 Did not advance
Per Sandgaard Zancor 70.667 12 Q 71.560 11 Q 75.050 11 72.426 10
Andreas Helgstrand
Lone Jørgensen
Jon Pedersen
Per Sandgaard
See above Team N/A 69.333 5

Show jumping[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Thomas Velin Carnute Individual 0 =1 4 4 =5 Q 6 10 =10 Q 4 =4 Q 9 13 =11 13 =11

Gymnastics[edit]

Trampoline[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Peter Jensen Men's 32.70 16 Did not advance

Handball[edit]

Women's tournament[edit]

Roster

Head coaches: Jan Pytlick

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Nørgaard, LouiseLouise Nørgaard (1982-04-23)23 April 1982 (aged 22) 1.83 m Denmark Viborg HK
2 LB Skov, RikkeRikke Skov (1980-09-07)7 September 1980 (aged 23) 1.81 m Denmark Viborg HK
3 LW Mikkelsen, HenrietteHenriette Mikkelsen (1980-09-21)21 September 1980 (aged 23) 1.66 m Denmark Viborg HK
5 RB Vestergaard, MetteMette Vestergaard (1975-11-19)19 November 1975 (aged 28) 1.72 m Denmark FCK Hanbold
10 CB Jørgensen, RikkeRikke Jørgensen (1976-05-02)2 May 1976 (aged 28) 1.71 m Denmark Slagelse FH
11 P Thomsen, Camilla IngemannCamilla Ingemann Thomsen (1974-11-19)19 November 1974 (aged 29) 1.80 m Denmark FCK Hanbold
12 GK Mortensen, KarinKarin Mortensen (1977-09-26)26 September 1977 (aged 26) 1.82 m Denmark Ikast/Bording EH
13 CB Kiærskou, LotteLotte Kiærskou (1975-06-23)23 June 1975 (aged 29) 1.78 m Denmark Viborg HK
14 RB Jensen, TrineTrine Jensen (1980-10-16)16 October 1980 (aged 23) 1.76 m Denmark Aalborg HK
15 LB Fruelund, KatrineKatrine Fruelund (1978-07-12)12 July 1978 (aged 26) 1.74 m Denmark Viborg HK
16 GK Schmidt, RikkeRikke Schmidt (1975-01-14)14 January 1975 (aged 29) 1.84 m Denmark Slagelse FH
17 CB Andersen, KristineKristine Andersen (1976-04-02)2 April 1976 (aged 28) 1.72 m Denmark Ikast/Bording EH
18 P Brødsgaard, KarenKaren Brødsgaard (1978-03-10)10 March 1978 (aged 26) 1.78 m Denmark Ikast/Bording EH
19 LW Daugaard, LineLine Daugaard (1978-07-17)17 July 1978 (aged 26) 1.72 m Denmark Ikast/Bording EH
21 RW Touray, JosephineJosephine Touray (1979-10-06)6 October 1979 (aged 24) 1.65 m Denmark Ikast/Bording EH
Group B
Team Pld W L D GF GA Points
 South Korea 4 3 0 1 135 103 7
 Denmark 4 3 0 1 125 98 7
 France 4 2 2 0 105 106 4
 Spain 4 0 3 1 86 110 1
 Angola 4 0 3 1 97 131 1
15 August 2004
21:30
Denmark  35 - 26  France Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Pozeznik, Repensek (SLO)
Brødsgaard 8 (16-11) Cendier Ajaguin, Pecqueux-Rolland 4
Suspension 4×Booked [1] Suspension 2×Booked
17 August 2004
19:30
South Korea  29 - 29  Denmark Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bavas, Migas (GRE)
Woo 8 (14-13) Kiærskou, Fruelund 7
Suspension 3×Booked [2] Suspension 3×Booked
19 August 2004
21:30
Spain  21 - 23  Denmark Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Hassan, Aly (EGY)
Mangue 6 (8-14) Thomsen, Andersen 4
Suspension 3×Booked [3] Suspension 4×Booked
23 August 2004
21:30
Denmark  38 - 22  Angola Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bavas, Migas (GRE)
Daugaard 7 (19-8) Bengue 8
Suspension 3×Booked [4] Suspension 3×Booked
Quarterfinal
26 August 2004
21:30
 China 28 – 32 Denmark  Helliniko Indoor Arena
Referees: Pozeznik, Repensek (SLO)
Wang Shasha 7 (14-18) Fruelund 7
Suspension 4×Booked [5] Suspension 2×Booked
Semifinal
27 August 2004
21:30
 Ukraine 20 – 29 Denmark  Helliniko Indoor Arena
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Lyapina 5 (11-13) Fruelund 9
Suspension 4×Booked [6] Suspension 3×Booked
Gold Medal Final
29 August 2004
10:45
 Denmark 38 - 36 (ET) South Korea  Helliniko Indoor Arena
Referees: Baum, Goralczyk (POL)
Fruelund 15 (14-14) Lee S 9
Suspension 3×Booked [7] Suspension 4×Booked

FT: 25-25 ET: 29-29, 34-34

1 Won Gold Medal

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rasmus Quist
Mads Rasmussen
Lightweight double sculls 6:17.68 1 SA/B BYE 6:17.85 3 FA 6:23.92 4
Eskild Ebbesen
Thomas Ebert
Thor Kristensen
Stephan Mølvig
Lightweight four 5:50.72 1 SA/B BYE 5:55.85 1 FA 5:56.85 1
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Juliane Rasmussen
Johanne Thomsen
Lightweight double sculls 6:56.62 3 R 6:57.84 3 SA/B 7:01.98 5 FB 7:32.58 10
Sarah Lauritzen
Majbrit Nielsen
Dorthe Pedersen
Christina Rindom
Quadruple sculls 6:28.16 4 R 6:25.14 5 FB N/A 6:50.13 7

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; R=Repechage

Sailing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Jonas Høgh-Christensen Finn 16 4 23 DNF 1 8 11 13 10 8 11 105 9
Kristian Kjærgaard
Mads Møller
470 23 9 22 13 DSQ 15 25 22 17 27 18 191 25
Nicklas Holm
Claus Olesen
Star 14 12 2 2 11 7 5 17 16 14 10 83 9
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Signe Livbjerg Europe 4 6 7 15 8 6 10 3 11 4 25 74 3
Michaela Meehan
Susanne Ward
470 11 1 4 3 13 8 5 16 12 RAF 16 89 6
Dorte Jensen
Helle Jespersen
Christina Otzen
Yngling 1 14 5 5 5 6 3 4 6 5 OCS 54 3
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 M*
Anders Nyholm Laser 16 30 12 18 20 27 25 18 21 26 N/A 20 203 22
Dennis Dengsø Andersen
Michael Hestbæk
49er 16 17 17 10 7 11 3 15 6 7 17 1 15 6 11 13 138 13

M = Medal race; OCS = On course side of the starting line; DSQ = Disqualified; DNF = Did not finish; DNS= Did not start; RDG = Redress given

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Torben Grimmel 50 m rifle prone 594 =9 Did not advance
Michael Nielsen Skeet 122 (1) 7 Did not advance
Peter Thuesen 10 m air rifle 589 =29 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Susanne Meyerhoff 10 m air pistol 329 =21 Did not advance
Ann Spejlsgaard 10 m air rifle 388 =33 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Danish swimmers earned qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the A-standard time, and 1 at the B-standard time):

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jacob Carstensen 200 m freestyle 1:50.15 18 Did not advance
400 m freestyle 3:51.09 15 N/A Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:04.80 31 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mette Jacobsen 100 m butterfly 59.81 15 Q 59.72 15 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 2:11.99 13 Q 2:10.47 8 Q 2:10.01 6
Louise Mai Jansen 200 m freestyle 2:06.06 37 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:27.08 30 Did not advance
Louise Ørnstedt 100 m backstroke 1:01.17 13 Q 1:01.12 4 Q 1:01.51 7
200 m backstroke 2:13.05 7 Q 2:11.77 6 Q 2:11.15 NR 6
Jeanette Ottesen 50 m freestyle 25.95 22 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 56.17 18 Did not advance
Majken Thorup 100 m breaststroke 1:10.97 19 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:35.29 25 Did not advance
Mette Jacobsen
Louise Ørnstedt
Jeanette Ottesen
Majken Thorup
4×100 m medley relay 4:08.89 9 N/A Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Michael Maze Men's singles BYE  Leung C Y (HKG)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Michael Maze
Finn Tugwell
Men's doubles N/A BYE  Akinlabi /
Nosiru (NGR)
W 4–2
 Jindrak /
Schlager (AUT)
W 4–0
 Persson /
Waldner (SWE)
W 4–1
 Chen Q /
Ma L (CHN)
L 2–4
 Mazunov /
Smirnov (RUS)
W 4–2
3

Taekwondo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jesper Røsen Men's −68 kg  Hernando (ARG)
W 11–10
 Song M-S (KOR)
L 11–13
Did not advance
Zakaria Asidah Men's +80 kg  Kamal (JOR)
L 6–9
Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

Denmark has qualified a single triathlete.

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Rasmus Henning Men's 18:19 0:16 1:01.29 0:17 32:49 1:52:37.32 7

Wrestling[edit]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Håkan Nyblom −55kg  Kiouregkian (GRE)
L 0–3 PO
 Sheng J (CHN)
W 3–1 PP
 Kalilov (KGZ)
W 3–0 PO
2 Did not advance 8

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Athens 2004 Entry Standards". IAAF. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Buteau, Michael (30 May 2013). "U.S. Shot Putter Nelson to Get Athens Gold Medal Nine Years Late". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 

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