Denmark

Best Sports

2023

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 288 40.2
2 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 68 9.5
3 Road Cycling 68 9.5
4 Football 45 6.3
5 Badminton 37 5.2
6 Archery 35 4.8
7 Track Cycling 33 4.6
8 Tennis 25 3.5
9 Swimming 21 2.9
10 Mountain Bike 20 2.8

2022

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Equestrian 56 18.8 8
2 Road Cycling 38 12.8 4
3 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 38 12.8
4 Badminton 35 11.7
5 Track Cycling 25 8.4
6 Ice Hockey 24 8.1
7 Wrestling Greco-Roman 16 5.4 10
8 Tennis 13 4.2
9 Trampoline 12 4.0 6
10 Mountain Bike 12 4.0

2021

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 432 39.1
2 Football 135 12.2
3 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 114 10.3
4 Badminton 67 6.1
5 Track Cycling 60 5.4 -4
6 Road Cycling 50 4.5 -4
7 Sailing 44 4.0
8 Archery 30 2.7
9 Equestrian 24 2.2
10 Golf 23 2.1

2020

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Track Cycling 29 50.0 1
2 Road Cycling 26 44.8 2
3 Triathlon 3 5.2

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 180 44.6
2 Track Cycling 48 11.9 -1
3 Archery 30 7.3 13
4 Road Cycling 28 6.9 7
5 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 21 5.2 -2
6 Badminton 21 5.2 1
7 Rowing 20 5.0 2
8 Swimming 17 4.2
9 Trampoline 12 3.0 6
10 Athletics 7 1.7

Denmark Positions

2023

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 28
Gender:Men 21
Gender:Women 29
Continent:Europe 16
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 9
Gender:Men 8
Gender:Women 12
Continent:Europe 7

2022

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 44
Gender:Men 47
Gender:Women 65
Continent:Europe 25
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 25
Gender:Men 24
Gender:Women 32
Continent:Europe 20

2021

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 20
Gender:Men 17
Gender:Women 26
Continent:Europe 13
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 4
Gender:Men 4
Gender:Women 9
Continent:Europe 4

2020

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 30
Gender:Men 25
Gender:Women 37
Continent:Europe 19
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 13
Gender:Men 10
Gender:Women 16
Continent:Europe 10

2019

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 39
Gender:Men 33
Gender:Women 50
Continent:Europe 22
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 18
Gender:Men 11
Gender:Women 23
Continent:Europe 14
The Danish mixed relay Orienteering team

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