2002 in Denmark
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Events from the year 2002 in Denmark.
- 19 October - The first phase of the Copenhagen Metro, running from Nørreport to Lergravsparken, is opened by HM Queen Magrethe II.
- 12 December - A European Council is held in the Bella Center, Copenhagen, an agreement is reached for May 2004 enlargement.
- 15 February — It is announced that Erik Refner from Berlingske Tidende wins the World Press Photo of the Year award for a picture of the body of an Afghan refugee being prepared for burial.
- 22 October — The newspaper Dagen is founded.
- 4 October — Dåbens Pagt (Pact of the Baptism) by Frederik Magle is premiered at the christening of Prince Felix of Denmark
- 31 May – June 39 — Denmark participates in the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan and South Korea.
- 1 June — Denmark defeats Uruguay 2–1 in their first match in Group A of the initial group stage.
- 6 June — Denmark draws against Senegal in their second group stage match.
- 11 June — Denmark wins group A by defeating France 2&,nsash;0 in their last group stage match and is ready for the knockout stage.
- 16 June — Denmark is defeated 3–0 by England in the Round of 16 and is finished in the tournament.
- 26 May — Anders Hansen wins the BMW PGA Championship on the 2002 European Tour.
- 30 June — Søren Hansen wins Murphy's Irish Open on the 2002 European Tour.
- 1 September — Thomas Bjørn wins the BMW International Open on the 2002 European Tour.
- 27 October — Steen Tinning wins Telefónica Open de Madrid on the 2002 European Tour.
- 3 February — Denmark wins bronze at the 2002 European Men's Handball Championship by defeating Iceland 20—22 in the third place play-offs.
- 6–15 December — 2002 European Women's Handball Championship takes place in Denmark.
- 5–9 March — Camilla Martin wins gold in Women's Single at the 92nd All England Open.
- 13–20 April — With five gold medals, two silver medals and four bronze medlas, Denmark finishes as the best nation at the 18th European Badminton Championships in Malmö, Sweden.
- 16 June — Tom Kristensen wins the 2002 24 Hours of Le Mans as part of the Audi team, his fourth win of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.
- 11 August — Wilson Kipketer wins gold in Men's 800 metres at the 2002 European Athletics Championships in Munich, Germany.
- 29 November — Mikkel Kessler fights for his first championship and defeats former WBC super middleweight champion Dingaan Thobela over twelve rounds to become IBA champion.
- 22 July - Prince Felix
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- "In pictures: World Press Photo contest". BBC. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
- Danmarks Radio, Bonanza. "Barnedåb - Prins Felix". Retrieved 29 November 2011.