Denmark at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Denmark at the
2014 Winter 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 Sochi
Competitors 12 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Lene Nielsen (opening)[1][2]
Martin Møller (closing)[3]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Denmark competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. A team of 12 athletes in 3 sports are competing for the team.[4][5] Their best placements were sixth in men's and women's curling.

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Denmark has qualified three athletes.[6] However Denmark elected to send only one athlete who met the qualification set by the Olympic Committee.[4]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank 1 Time Rank
Christoffer Faarup Men's downhill N/A 2:12.55 37
Men's super-G N/A 1:23.34 47
Men's combined 1:57.96 39 1:10.36 34 3:08.32 34

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Denmark has qualified two athletes.[6] However Denmark elected to only send one athlete, who met the qualification set by the Olympic Committee.[4]

Distance
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Martin Møller[4] Men's 15 km classical N/A 43:29.7 +5:00.0 58
Men's 30 km skiathlon 38:59.0 56 34:33.3 45 1:14:05.1 +5:49.7 52
Men's 50 km freestyle N/A 1:52:32.7 +5:37.5 45
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Martin Møller Men's sprint 3:44.38 54 Did not advance

Curling[edit]

Based on results from 2012 and the 2013 World Curling Championships, Denmark has qualified their men's and women's team as one of the seven highest ranked nations. On 24 August 2013, the team selections were announced; all athletes who took part in the qualification were selected.

Men's tournament[edit]

Danish men's curling team

Team: Rasmus Stjerne (skip), Mikkel Adrup Poulsen, Johnny Frederiksen, Troels Harry and Lars Vilandt (alternate).[7]

Round robin

Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to playoffs
Teams to tiebreaker
Country
Skip W L PF PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends
Shot %
 Sweden Niklas Edin 8 1 60 44 38 30 18 8 86%
 Canada Brad Jacobs 7 2 69 53 39 36 14 7 84%
 China Liu Rui 7 2 67 50 41 37 11 5 85%
 Norway Thomas Ulsrud 5 4 52 53 36 33 18 5 86%
 Great Britain David Murdoch 5 4 51 49 37 35 15 8 83%
 Denmark Rasmus Stjerne 4 5 54 61 32 37 17 4 81%
 Russia Andrey Drozdov 3 6 58 70 36 38 13 7 77%
 Switzerland Sven Michel 3 6 47 46 31 34 22 7 83%
 United States John Shuster 2 7 47 58 30 39 14 7 80%
 Germany John Jahr 1 8 53 74 38 39 10 9 76%
Round-robin

Women's tournament[edit]

Team: Lene Nielsen (skip), Helle Nordfred Simonsen, Jeanne Ellegaard, Maria Poulsen and Mette de Neergaard (alternate).[4]

Round robin

Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to playoffs
Country
Skip W L PF PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends
Shot %
 Canada Jennifer Jones 9 0 72 40 43 27 12 14 86%
 Sweden Margaretha Sigfridsson 7 2 58 52 37 35 13 7 80%
 Switzerland Mirjam Ott 5 4 63 60 37 38 13 7 78%
 Great Britain Eve Muirhead 5 4 74 58 39 35 9 11 80%
 Japan Ayumi Ogasawara 4 5 59 67 39 41 4 10 76%
 Denmark Lene Nielsen 4 5 57 56 34 40 12 9 78%
 China Wang Bingyu 4 5 58 62 36 38 10 4 81%
 South Korea Kim Ji-sun 3 6 60 65 35 37 10 6 79%
 Russia Anna Sidorova 3 6 48 56 33 35 19 6 82%
 United States Erika Brown 1 8 42 75 33 40 8 5 76%
Round-robin

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andersen Asferg, Mikkel (13 January 2014). "Lene Nielsen bærer fanen ved OL". DR (in Danish). Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). olympic.org. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). The International Olympic Committee (IOC). 23 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Martin Møller og Christoffer Faarup udtaget til vinter-OL" [Martin Møller and Christopher Faarup selected for the Winter Olympics]. dif.dk (in Danish). National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Danish Athletes Compete at 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia". Danish Pioneer. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014" (PDF). www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Denmark announces Olympic curling teams". World Curling Federation. 24 August 2013. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 

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