2.740.000 danes sat glued to their tv screens, when they saw Hansen, Lauge and Landin smash our Norwegian opponent in a merciless affair.
Thus was the Danish gentlemen for the first time ever world champions in our own sport, handball.
Almost every other dane so by Sunday evening, making the viewership higher than when Denmark sensationally won the european championship in football in 1992.
It shows the official figures from Gallup, informs DR media research.
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At the european championship final in 1992 as well, 2.6 million danes on Danish TV2.
This time was finalebraget between Denmark and Norway shared between DR1 and TV2, which both showed the match in its full length with the prelude and nedtakt.
1,584 million as on DR1, while 1,156 million had zappet over on TV2. In addition, there were some 15,000 spectators in Boxen in Herning.
With the sky-high ratings, surpassing håndboldkampen the eighth section of the 'Chronicle' from 2004 with 26,000 viewers. 'The chronicle' has until now been the most-watched program since 1992.
A section of 'Matador' sitting still in first place as the most-watched ever, with 3.6 million viewers. The section was sent in 1986, and according to the DR was the measurement method different then.
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