Denmark at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Denmark at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Denmark.svg
IPC code DEN
NPC Paralympic Committee Denmark
Website www.paralympic.dk
in Beijing
Competitors 39 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Jackie Christiansen
Medals
Ranked 35th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
3 2 4 9
Summer Paralympics appearances

Denmark competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Christiansen, JackieJackie Christiansen Athletics Men's shot put F44
 Gold Lauridsen, KarinaKarina Lauridsen Swimming Women's 150 metre individual medley SM4
 Gold Rosenmeier, PeterPeter Rosenmeier Table tennis Men's individual class 6
 Silver Christiansen, JackieJackie Christiansen Athletics Men's discus throw F44
 Silver Lykke Dalskov, AnnikaAnnika Lykke Dalskov Equestrian Individual championship test grade III
 Bronze Nielsen, Caroline CecileCaroline Cecile Nielsen Equestrian Individual championship test grade II
 Bronze Lykke Dalskov, AnnikaAnnika Lykke Dalskov Equestrian Individual freestyle test grade III
 Bronze Joergensen, KarinaKarina Joergensen
Maria Larsen
Mette Nissen
Kamilla Ryding
Ninna Thomsen
Lykke Vedsted
Goalball Women's team
 Bronze Lauridsen, KarinaKarina Lauridsen Swimming Women's 50 metre backstroke S5

Athletics[edit]

Bird's Nest stadium, May 2008.jpg

Games held in Birds Nest (Beijing National Stadium).

  • Mikael Krarup Andersen
    • no. 4 in 1500 m – 4:13.90 min.
  • Ebbe Blichfeldt – Wheelchair race.
    • no. 8 in 5000 m – 10:57.56 min.
    • no. 7 in 1500 m – 3:21.16 min.
    • no. 28 in marathon – 1:35:14 h.
  • Jackie Tony Christiansen
    • no. 1 in shot put – 17.89 m Med 1.png.
    • no. 2 in discus throw – 53.69 m Med 2.png.

Cycling[edit]

Were held on the Triathlon Venue at the Ming Tomb Reservoir in Shisanling, 50 kilometer North of Beijing

  • Marianne Maibøll - Road cycling (handcycle)
    • no. 11 in 12.7 km Ind. Time Trial - 32:27.95 min.
    • no. 10 in 36.3 km Ind. Road Race - 1:34:58.18 h.
  • Dennis Harløv Madsen - Road cycling Blind & Visually Impaired. (tandem bicycle)
    • no. 19 in 24.8 km Ind. Time Trial - 37:24.10 min.
    • no. 14 in 96.8 km Ind. Road Race - 2:29:21 h.
  • Ryan Sørensen - Road cycling. (seeing tandem pilot for Dennis Harløv Madsen)

Equestrian[edit]

Beijing2008 HKS04.JPG

Events at Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venue.

  • Annika Lykke Dalskov
    • no. 3 in Team Test - grade III with Alfarvad April Z
    • no. 2 in Individual Championship test - grade III, same horse Med 2.png
    • no. 3 in Individual Freestyle test - grade III, same horse Med 3.png.
  • Line Thorning Jørgensen
    • no. 6 in Team Test - grade IV with Colani-Star
    • no. 9 in Individual Championship test - grade IV, same horse.
    • no. 8 in Individual Freestyle test - grade IV, same horse.
  • Caroline Nielsen
    • no. 3 in Individual Championship test - grade II with Rostorn's Hatim-T Med 3.png.
    • no. 9 in Individual Freestyle test - grade II, same horse.
  • Henrik Sibbesen
    • no. 11 in Individual Championship test - grade IV with Lock Fight

Goalball[edit]

Stadium of Beijing Institute of Technology.jpg

Was held in Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium.

Women's team

no. 3 in Beijing 2008 Med 3.png

  • Karina Jørgensen
  • Maria Larsen
  • Mette Præstegaard Nissen
  • Kamilla Bradt Ryding
  • Ninna Marie Thomsen
  • Lykke Vedsted
Men's team

lost to Sweden in the Quarterfinal

  • Mads Brix Baulund
  • Jonas Elkjær
  • Kenneth Hansen
  • Ricky Nielsen
  • Martin Enggaard Pedersen
  • Peter Weichel

Rowing[edit]

Was held at Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park just outside Beijing.

  • no. 11, Mixed Coxed Four 1000 meter - 3:59.73 min.
    • Lin Gjerding - coxswain
    • Kenneth Kronborg - rower
    • Anders Bjarnø Olsen - rower
    • Margit Pedersen - rower
    • Lene Skov van der Keur - rower

Sailing[edit]

Launched from Qingdao International Sailing Centre in the Shandong Province.

Jens Als Andersen competed in the single-person keelboat (2.4mR) event in sailing.[1]

  • no. 6 after ten races with 39 points.

Shooting[edit]

Was held in the Beijing Shooting Range Hall.

SH1 (competitors with normal strength and function in arms and hands, but could be using a wheelchair)

  • Kazimier Mechula
    • Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone - nr. 17 - 598 of 600 point.
    • Men's 10m Air Rifle 'Standing' - nr. 21 - 574 of 600 point.

SH2 (competitors with impaired strength and/or function in arms and hands. Shooting stand supports the firearm's weight)

  • Johnny Kofoed Andersen
    • Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing - no. 14 - 595 of 600 point.
    • Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone - no. 7 - 599 of 600 point.
  • Lone Overbye
    • Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing - nr. 20 - 588 of 600 point.
    • Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone - nr. 15 - 597 of 600 point.

Swimming[edit]

Beijing National Aquatics Centre 2.jpg

Events at Beijing National Aquatics Center (Water Cube).

SB11 - breaststroke, visual impairment
  • Christian Bundgaard
    • no. 4 in 100 m breaststroke - 1:16.38 min.
S4/S5/S6/S9 - Freestyle, backstroke and butterfly, other disabilities
  • Karina Lauridsen
    • no. 3 in 50 m backstroke - 45.72 sec. Med 3.png
    • no. 5 in 100 m backstroke - 1:34.41 min.
    • no. 1 in 150 m medley - 2:47.84 min. Med 1.png WR
    • no. 7 in 50 m freestyle - 44.69 sec.
  • Cecilie Kristiansen
    • no. 6 in 100 m freestyle - 2:22.42 min.
    • no. 7 in 50 m freestyle - 1:04.48 min.
  • Christian Thomsen
    • no. 19 in 100 m freestyle - 59.99 sec.
    • no. 16 in 50 m freestyle - 27.50 sec.

Table tennis[edit]

Events at Peking University Gymnasium.
Table tennis team Class 6-8 lost 1/8 Final.

  • Lars Juul Hansen - Individual
    • no. 4 in Class 2
  • Michal Spicker Jensen - Team and Individual
    • stopped in 3rd match in Class 6
  • Peter Grud Rosenmeier - Team and Individual
    • no. 1 in Class 6 Med 1.png.

Wheelchair tennis[edit]

2008 Olympic Green Tennis Center.JPG

Was held at the Olympic Green Tennis Centre.

  • Kenneth Mortensen - stopped after 1st match - 1-6, 1-6.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Line Up For 2008 Paralympic Sailing Competition", International Association for Disabled Sailing, July 16, 2008