Denmark at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Denmark at the
1980 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeDEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Websitewww.dif.dk (in Danish) (in English)
in Moscow
Competitors58 (55 men and 3 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Jørgen Lindhardsen (opening)
Hans Rasmussen (closing)
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
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]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres

Men's Marathon

Boxing[edit]

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres

Cycling[edit]

Eleven cyclists represented Denmark in 1980.

Road[edit]

Individual road race
Team time trial

Track[edit]

Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

Diving[edit]

Men's Platform

Fencing[edit]

Women's foil

Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Men's coxless pairs

Men's quadruple sculls

Women's single sculls

Sailing[edit]

Mixed One Person Dinghy

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

Mixed Multihull

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Mixed Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy

Shooting[edit]

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

Mixed Skeet

Swimming[edit]

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 200m Breaststroke

Women's 400m Individual Medley

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Light Heavyweight

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 4 May 2015.