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Denmark Summer Sports

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Games: 28 summer games in 20 countries
Events: 342 distinct events in 30 sports

Participants: 1,861 (1,533 men and 328 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

30 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 47 4 5 4 9 Josef Petersen (3 medals)
3 Athletics 1896 2016 157 127 30 4 3 7 Wilson Kipketer (2 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2016 43 22 21 1 3 4 8 Christinna Pedersen (2 medals)
5 Boxing 1908 2012 78 78 0 1 5 6 12 Søren Petersen (2 medals)
6 Canoeing 1936 2016 67 52 15 3 6 5 14 Erik Hansen (3 medals)
7 Cycling 1906 2016 182 172 10 7 9 10 26 4 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 2016 52 37 15 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 2016 137 122 15 1 3 1 5 Oscar Nielsen and Charles Buchwald (3 medals)
12 Golf 2016 2016 4 2 2
13 Gymnastics 1896 1976 133 132 1 1 3 1 5 6 athletes with 2 medals
14 Handball 1972 2016 120 75 45 4 4 12 athletes with 2 medals
15 Hockey 1920 1960 55 55 0 1 1 12 athletes with 1 medal
16 Judo 1984 1988 2 2 0
17 Modern Pentathlon 1912 2000 16 15 1
18 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1988 1988 1 0 1
19 Rowing 1906 2016 212 180 32 7 5 12 24 Eskild Ebbesen (5 medals)
20 Sailing 1912 2016 137 113 24 12 9 9 30 Paul Elvstrøm (4 medals)
21 Shooting 1896 2016 90 83 7 3 10 5 18 Niels Larsen and Lars Jørgen Madsen (5 medals)
22 Swimming 1900 2016 109 45 64 3 5 6 14 Karen Margrethe Harup (3 medals)
23 Table Tennis 2000 2016 5 4 1 1 1 Michael Maze and Finn Tugwell (1 medal)
24 Taekwondo 2000 2004 4 3 1
25 Tennis 1912 2016 23 18 5 1 1 Sofie Castenschiold (1 medal)
26 Trampolining 2004 2012 1 1 0
27 Triathlon 2000 2016 6 3 3
28 Tug-Of-War 1900 1900 3 3 0 3 athletes with 1 medal
29 Weightlifting 1896 1992 21 21 0 1 2 3 Viggo Jensen (2 medals)
30 Wrestling 1906 2016 66 66 0 2 4 7 13 Søren Jensen (4 medals)