Denmark at the
1980 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeDEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Websitewww.dif.dk (in Danish and English)
in Moscow
Competitors58 (55 men and 3 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearers Jørgen Lindhardsen (opening)
Hans Kjeld Rasmussen (closing)
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Denmark competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, Denmark competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 58 competitors, 55 men and 3 women, took part in 30 events in 13 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Further information: Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's 400 metres

Men's Marathon

Boxing

Further information: Boxing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Canoeing

Further information: Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres

Cycling

Further information: Cycling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Eleven cyclists represented Denmark in 1980.

Road

Individual road race
Team time trial

Track

Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

Diving

Further information: Diving at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Platform

Fencing

Further information: Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Women's foil

Handball

Further information: Handball at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Rowing

Further information: Rowing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's coxless pairs

Men's quadruple sculls

Women's single sculls

Sailing

Further information: Sailing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Lasse Hjortnes Finn DSQ 2 21 2 8 18 DNF 99.0 13
Jørgen Bojsen-Møller
Jacob Bojsen-Møller
Flying Dutchman DSQ 3 6 6 6 4 3 54.5 6
Peter Due
Per Kjaergaard
Tornado 7 2 2 3 2 5 3 30.4
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Jens Christensen
Morten Nielsen
Star 4 7 12 2 6 5 1 45.7 5
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
Valdemar Bandolowski
Erik Hansen
Soling 1 5 6 5 2 1 1 23.0
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Shooting

Further information: Shooting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Open
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Henning Clausen 50 metre rifle three positions 1156 9
50 metre rifle prone 592 25
Finn Danielsen 50 metre rifle three positions 1147 17
Ole Justesen Skeet 194 10
Hans Kjeld Rasmussen 196+25+25
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Swimming

Further information: Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 200m Breaststroke

Women's 400m Individual Medley

Weightlifting

Further information: Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Light Heavyweight

Wrestling

Further information: Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

References

  1. ^ "Denmark at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 4 May 2015.