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Denmark Summer Sports

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Games: 27 summer games in 19 countries
Events: 335 distinct events in 29 sports

Participants: 1,792 (1,489 men and 303 women)
Youngest Participant: Inge Sørensen (12 years, 22 days), 1936 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Kristian Jensen (63 years, 126 days), 1952 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): 3 athletes with 5 medals

29 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1972 2012 14 8 6
2 Art Competitions 1924 1948 51 48 3 5 4 9 Josef Petersen (3 medals)
3 Athletics 1896 2012 152 125 27 3 3 6 Wilson Kipketer (2 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2012 41 21 20 1 2 3 6 9 athletes with 1 medal
5 Boxing 1908 2012 78 78 0 1 5 6 12 Søren Petersen (2 medals)
6 Canoeing 1936 2012 64 52 12 3 5 5 13 Erik Hansen (3 medals)
7 Cycling 1906 2012 174 167 7 7 8 8 23 3 athletes with 3 medals
8 Diving 1920 1980 19 8 11 1 1 2 Stefanie Clausen and Birte Christoffersen-Hanson (1 medal)
9 Equestrianism 1912 2012 49 36 13 3 2 5 7 athletes with 1 medal
10 Fencing 1896 1996 67 53 14 1 2 3 6 Karen Lachmann (2 medals)
11 Football 1906 1996 120 105 15 1 3 1 5 Oscar Nielsen and Charles Buchwald (3 medals)
12 Gymnastics 1896 1976 133 132 1 1 3 1 5 6 athletes with 2 medals
13 Handball 1972 2012 112 67 45 3 3 12 athletes with 2 medals
14 Hockey 1920 1960 55 55 0 1 1 12 athletes with 1 medal
15 Judo 1984 1988 2 2 0
16 Modern Pentathlon 1912 2000 16 15 1
17 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1988 1988 1 0 1
18 Rowing 1906 2012 207 179 28 7 4 11 22 Eskild Ebbesen (5 medals)
19 Sailing 1912 2012 131 111 20 12 9 7 28 Paul Elvstrøm (4 medals)
20 Shooting 1896 2012 90 83 7 3 10 5 18 Niels Larsen and Lars Jørgen Madsen (5 medals)
21 Swimming 1900 2012 103 41 62 2 5 5 12 Karen Margrethe Harup (3 medals)
22 Table Tennis 2000 2012 4 3 1 1 1 Michael Maze and Finn Tugwell (1 medal)
23 Taekwondo 2000 2004 4 3 1
24 Tennis 1912 2012 23 18 5 1 1 Sofie Castenschiold (1 medal)
25 Trampolining 2004 2012 1 1 0
26 Triathlon 2000 2012 5 2 3
27 Tug-Of-War 1900 1900 3 3 0 3 athletes with 1 medal
28 Weightlifting 1896 1992 21 21 0 1 2 3 Viggo Jensen (2 medals)
29 Wrestling 1906 2012 66 66 0 2 3 7 12 Søren Jensen (4 medals)