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Denmark Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Date Started: July 30, 1948
Date Finished: August 6, 1948

Events for Denmark: 11
Participants for Denmark: 16 (10 men and 6 women)
Youngest Participant for Denmark: Bente Bergendorff (19 years, 124 days)
Oldest Participant for Denmark: Henning Larsen (37 years, 239 days)
Most Medals for Denmark (Athlete): Lily Carlstedt-Kelsby (1 medal)

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Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Niels Holst-Sørensen 25 Men's 800 metres 9
Herluf Christensen 23 Men's 800 metres AC h2 r1/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Erik Jørgensen 28 Men's 1,500 metres 9
Ingvard Nielsen 23 Men's 1,500 metres 7 h4 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Aage Poulsen 29 Men's 5,000 metres AC h1 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Henning Larsen 37 Men's Marathon 10

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Alf Olesen 27 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 5 h2 r1/2

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Preben Larsen 25 Men's Triple Jump 4

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Svend Aage Frederiksen 28 Men's Hammer Throw 10
Poul Cederquist 32 Men's Hammer Throw 15 QR

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Grethe Lovsø Nielsen 22 Women's 100 metres 3 h1 r2/3
Birthe Nielsen 21 Women's 100 metres 3T h3 r2/3
Bente Bergendorff 19 Women's 100 metres 4 h2 r2/3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Anne Iversen 24 Women's High Jump 9T

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lily Carlstedt-Kelsby 22 Women's Javelin Throw 3 Bronze

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