Denmark at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Denmark at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Denmark.svg
IOC code DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Website www.dif.dk (in Danish) (in English)
in Rome
Competitors 100 (88 men and 12 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Benny Schmidt
Medals
Ranked 13th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 3 1 6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Denmark competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 100 competitors, 88 men and 12 women, took part in 46 events in 15 sports.[1] Cyclist Knud Enemark Jensen died during the team time trial.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

  • Paul Elvstrøm — Sailing, men's Finn individual competition
  • Erik Hansen — Canoeing, men's K1 1,000 metres kayak singles

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Erik Hansen Canoeing at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's K-1 1000 metres 3:57.04 1 3:57.51 1 3:53.00 1

Cycling[edit]

Eight male cyclists represented Denmark in 1960.

Team time trial
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

One fencer represented Denmark in 1960.

Men's sabre

Football[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented Denmark in 1960.

Individual

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters represented Denmark in 1960.

25 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Knud Enemark Jensen". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 

External links[edit]