Denmark at the
1968 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeDEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Websitewww.dif.dk (in Danish and English)
in Mexico City
Competitors64 (60 men and 4 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearerErik Hansen
Medals
Ranked 22nd
Gold
1
Silver
4
Bronze
3
Total
8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Denmark competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 64 competitors, 60 men and 4 women, took part in 53 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Thirteen cyclists represented Denmark in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1968 Summer Olympics

One male pentathlete represented Denmark in 1968.

Men's Individual Competition:

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Henning Wind Finn 9 18 10 15 23 18 19 125 18
Hans Fogh
Niels Jensen
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
Flying Dutchman 6 12 DSQ 7 12 11 DNF 113.7 16
Paul Elvstrøm
Poul Mik-Meye
Star 3 6 10 7 5 1 5 50.4 4
Aage Birch
Paul Lindemark Jørgensen
Niels Markussen
Dragon 6 1 2 10 3 2 2 26.4
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William Berntsen
Erik Johansen
Christian Hansen
5.5 Metre 8 11 13 8 13 14 12 101 13

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Six shooters, all men, represented Denmark in 1968.

50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Skeet

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 15 September 2014.