Denmark at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Denmark at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Olympic flag.svg
Flag of the Olympic Movement
IOC code DEN
NOC National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Website (Danish) (English)
in Moscow
Competitors 58 (55 men and 3 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Jørgen Lindhardsen (opening)
Hans Rasmussen (closing)
Ranked 16th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 1 2 5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Denmark competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Denmark competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 58 competitors, 55 men and 3 women, took part in 30 events in 13 sports.[1]


Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres

Men's Marathon

Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing[edit]

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing[edit]

Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres


Eleven cyclists represented Denmark in 1980.

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Road[edit]

Individual road race
Team time trial

Cycling (track) pictogram.svg Track[edit]

1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

Diving pictogram.svg Diving[edit]

Men's Platform

Fencing pictogram.svg Fencing[edit]

Women's foil

Handball pictogram.svg Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing[edit]

Men's Coxless Pairs

Men's Quadruple Sculls

Women's Single Sculls

Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing[edit]

Mixed One Person Dinghy

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

Mixed Multihull

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Mixed Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy

Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting[edit]

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

Mixed Skeet

Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 200m Breaststroke

Women's 400m Individual Medley

Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Light Heavyweight

Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling[edit]

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman


  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1980 Summer Games". Retrieved 4 May 2015.