Denmark at the 2010 Winter Olympics

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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) (English)
At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver
Competitors 18 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Sophie Fjellvang-Sølling (opening)[1]
Johnny Frederiksen (closing)
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Denmark competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. The highest result came in women's curling, where the Danish team finished 5th.

Denmark's only medal at the Winter Olympics came in women's curling in 1998.

The athletes entering the stadium during the opening ceremonies.

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Time Rank Time Rank Time
Johnny Albertsen Downhill 2:00.12 53 N/A 2:00.12 53
Super-G 1:35.69 40 N/A 1:35.69 40
Markus Kilsgaard Giant slalom DSQ DNS N/A
Slalom DNS

Kilsgaard originally finished his first run in 1:26.32 ranked 66th,[2] but was disqualified after his skies were found not to conform with rule B2.1.2,[3] regarding the distance between the ski boot sole and the running surface of the ski.[4]

Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Time Rank Time Rank Time
Yina Moe-Lange Giant slalom 1:24.68 58 1:18.99 47 2:43.67 47
Slalom 1:02.75 66 1:01.95 51 2:04.70 52

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Time (misses) Rank
Øystein Slettemark 10 km sprint 30:55.8 (3+4) 86
12.5 km pursuit DNQ
20 km individual 1:01:12.9 (2+1+2+3) 88

Slettemark competes for Greenland on the World Cup, but since Greenland does not have an NOC, he competes for Denmark during the Olympics.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Jonas Thor Olsen 15 km freestyle 39:01.8 76
30 km pursuit Lapped 55
50 km classical 2:25:00.9 48

Curling[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Team: Ulrik Schmidt (skip), Johnny Frederiksen, Bo Jensen, Lars Vilandt and Mikkel Poulsen (alternate).[5]

Standings
Country
Skip W L P PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends for
Stolen ends
against
Shot %
Canada Martin, KevinKevin Martin 9 0 75 36 36 28 14 2 4 85
Norway Ulsrud, ThomasThomas Ulsrud 7 2 64 43 40 32 15 7 1 84
Switzerland Stockli, RalphRalph Stöckli 6 3 53 45 35 33 20 8 9 81
Sweden Edin, NiklasNiklas Edin 5 4 50 52 34 36 20 6 8 82
Great Britain Murdoch, DavidDavid Murdoch 5 4 57 44 35 29 20 9 4 81
Germany Kapp, AndyAndy Kapp 4 5 48 60 35 38 11 9 8 75
France Dufour, ThomasThomas Dufour 3 6 31 58 22 34 16 7 13 73
China Wang, FengchunWang Fengchun 2 7 52 60 37 37 9 7 5 77
Denmark Schmidt, UlrikUlrik Schmidt 2 7 40 57 31 29 12 6 6 78
United States Shuster, JohnJohn Shuster 2 7 43 59 32 41 18 9 12 76
Matches

Women's tournament[edit]

Team: Angelina Jensen, Madeleine Dupont, Denise Dupont, Camilla Jensen and Ane Håkansson Hansen (alternate).[5]

Standings
Country
Skip W L PF PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends for
Stolen ends
against
Shot %
Canada Bernard, CherylCheryl Bernard 8 1 56 37 40 29 20 13 4 81
Sweden Norberg, AnetteAnette Norberg 7 2 56 52 36 36 13 5 9 79
China Wang, BingyuWang Bingyu 6 3 61 47 39 37 12 7 8 74
Switzerland Ott, MirjamMirjam Ott 6 3 67 48 40 36 7 12 6 76
Denmark Jensen, AngelinaAngelina Jensen 4 5 49 61 31 40 15 5 12 74
Germany Schopp, AndreaAndrea Schöpp 3 6 52 56 35 40 15 4 7 75
Great Britain Muirhead, EveEve Muirhead 3 6 54 59 36 41 11 10 15 75
Japan Meguro, MoeMoe Meguro 3 6 64 70 36 37 13 5 5 73
Russia Privivkova, LudmilaLudmila Privivkova 3 6 53 60 36 40 14 13 9 77
United States Maccormick, DebbieDebbie McCormick 2 7 43 65 36 36 12 12 11 77
Matches

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification 1/8 Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Time Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
Sophie Fjellvang-Sølling Ski cross 1:20.41 20 3 DNQ DNQ DNQ 21

Snowboarding[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Run 1 Run 2 Rank Rank Rank Rank
Julie Lundholdt Snowboard cross 1:31.29 1:44.62 15 4 DNQ DNQ 15

Speed skating[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Cathrine Grage 3000 m 4:20.93 27
5000 m 7:23.83 14

Other athletes[edit]

Aspirants[edit]

The following athletes did not qualify for the 2010 Winter Olympics, but were listed by the Danish Olympic Committee as aspirants.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hollerup, Casper (2010-01-06). "OL: Sophie Fjellvang-Sølling som dansk fanebærer" (in Danish). Danmarks Idræts-Forbund. Retrieved 2010-01-07. [dead link]
  2. ^ Ritzau (23 February 2010). "Kilsgaard var bedre end Bode Miller". dr.dk/sporten (in Danish). Danmarks Radio. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Alpine skiing results and schedule: Men's Giant Slalom". bbc.co.uk. BBC. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  4. ^ International Ski Federation (FIS). "Specifications for Competition Equipment Edition 2009/10". International Ski Federation (FIS). p. 4. Retrieved 23 February 2010. "Maximum height (distance between the bottom of the running surface of the ski and the ski boot sole) for all categories is 50 mm (Ladies, Men and Children's)." 
  5. ^ a b Hollerup, Casper (2009-05-05). "10 atleter udtaget til vinter-OL" (in Danish). Danmarks Idræts-Forbund. Retrieved 2009-11-13. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Det danske hold" (in Danish). Danmarks Idræts-Forbund. Retrieved 2010-01-26. [dead link]

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