Denmark at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Denmark at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Denmark.svg
IOC codeDEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Websitewww.dif.dk ‹See Tfd›(in Danish) ‹See Tfd›(in English)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors31 in 10 sports
Flag bearerOle Hviid Jensen (Melbourne)
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Denmark competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 31 competitors, 27 men and 4 women, took part in 25 events in 10 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

  • Tove Søby — Canoeing, Women's K1 500 metres Kayak Singles

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Time trial
Individual road race

Diving[edit]

Women's 10m Platform

  • Hanna Laursen
    • Preliminary Round — 35.39 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Fencing[edit]

One fencer represented Denmark in 1956.

Women's foil

Rowing[edit]

Denmark had seven male rowers participate in three out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's coxless pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Two shooters represented Denmark in 1956.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Denmark Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

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