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Denmark at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia (November 22, 1956 to December 8, 1956)
Opening Ceremony: November 22, 1956
Closing Ceremony: December 8, 1956

Events for Denmark: 25 in 10 sports
Participants for Denmark: 31 (27 men and 4 women)
Youngest Participant for Denmark: Palle Lykke Jensen (20 years, 34 days)
Oldest Participant for Denmark: Ole Berntsen (41 years, 309 days)
Most Medals for Denmark (Athlete): 5 athletes with 1 medal

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31 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Paul Elvstrøm Male 28 Sailing 1 1
2 Cyril Andresen Male 26 Sailing 1 1
3 Ole Berntsen Male 41 Sailing 1 1
4 Christian Robert von Bülow Male 38 Sailing 1 1
5 Tove Søby Female 23 Canoeing 1 1
6 Jens Andersen Male 27 Boxing
7 Gerner Christiansen Male 28 Canoeing
8 Villy Christiansen Male 21 Canoeing
9 Aksel Duun Male 35 Canoeing
10 Svend Frømming Male 38 Canoeing
11 Knud Gleie Male 21 Swimming
12 Tage Grøndahl Male 25 Rowing
13 Børge Hansen Male 25 Rowing
14 Jytte Hansen Female 24 Swimming
15 Finn Haunstoft Male 28 Canoeing
16 Ole Hviid Jensen Male 23 Shooting
17 Palle Lykke Jensen Male 20 Cycling
18 Karen Lachmann Female 40 Fencing
19 Allan Juel Larsen Male 25 Cycling
20 Uffe Schultz Larsen Male 35 Shooting
21 Hanna Laursen Female 20 Diving
22 Gunnar Nielsen Male 28 Athletics
23 Henrik Ottesen Male 22 Boxing
24 Finn Pedersen Male 31 Rowing
25 Hans Petersen Male 26 Boxing
26 Kaj Sylvan Male 33 Canoeing
27 Mogens Sørensen Male 26 Rowing
28 Thyge Thøgersen Male 30 Athletics
29 Elo Tostenæs Male 21 Rowing
30 John Vilhelmsen Male 22 Rowing
31 Kjeld Østrøm Male 23 Rowing

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