1997 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1997 in Denmark.
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- April 6 — Rolf Sørensen wins the Tour of Flanders classic road cycling race.
- July 27 — Bjarne Riis finishes as number 7 in the 1997 Tour de France.
- October — Rolf Sørensen finishes second in the Züri-Metzgete road cycling race.
- March 8 — Wilson Kipketer wins gold in Men's 800 metres at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Paris, France.
- May — Mads Larsen becomes IBO super middleweight Champion after a fourth round knockout win over American Shannon Landberg.
- June 15 — Tom Kristensen wins Le Mans for the first time as part of the Joest Racing team.
- August — Wilson Kipketer wins gold in Men's 800 metres at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics in Athens, Greece.
- August 24 — Wilson Kipketer sets his third world record in the men's 800 metres that year with the time 1:41.11.
- September 6
- October 12 — Bo Hamburger wins silver in Men's road race at the 1997 UCI Road World Championships.
- December 14 — Denmark wins gold at the 1997 World Women's Handball Championship in Germany by defeating Norway 33–20 in the final.
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- January 23 – Hardy Rafn, actor (born 1930)
- March 3 – Finn Høffding, composer (born 1899)
- November 5 – Niels Macholm, painter and graphic artist (born 1915)