Though the OLYMPIC disciplines not thrown violently many medals, was 2018 a good sportsår with numerous remarkable results from Danish practitioners.
the Extra Leaf has ventured one eye and put together a list of the 100 greatest. It is subjective and is governed by some criteria, you can be both agree and disagree with that. For it is necessary in a discipline that is like comparing apple and pears.
the Sport's prevalence, combined with the hardness of the resistance during the process is essential. You will be a world champion in pétanque, valuing it not quite as much as the WORLD cup gold medal in cycling or swimming. Have you set a world record along the way damage it is also not the location...
today it is the turn to the top 20 on the list.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 20: Michael Valgren, cycling, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Photo credit: Francois Walschaerts/AP
the Astana-star began the year with this chef-d'oeuvre, where he after a long eruption in a group drove alone to target the last mile.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 19: Cathrine Dufour with Cassidy, dressage, World Cup gold Photo: Jessica Gow/AP
Five clean titaller from the judges secured not only the Danish girl World Cup victory, it was history in the making in Gothenburg in February. Never before had a dog achieved it.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 18: Trine Toft Andersen, Aja Runge Holmegaard, Juliane Elander Rasmussen and Mathilde Persson, rowing, the WORLD championships in letvægtsfirer Photo: Alexandra Wey/AP
They got a little heavy start on the A-final. But the danes rowed up. In the last 500 metres went just over the German boat and nibbled the silver.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 17: Emma Aastrand Jørgensen, kayak, WORLD championships-silver Photo: Tariq Mikkel Khan
In a frantic finale, it managed Maribo-rower, to ensure the WORLD championships for the second year in a row in its central terminal at 200 meters-the distance.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 16: Lucas Bjerregaard, golf, victory in the European Tour-the tournament Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Photo: Valentin Flauraud/AP
In a terrific season is the victory at St. Andrews the highlight for Lucas Bjerregaard in 2018. In the final round, he delivered six birdies and just a single bogey, which gave the victory and the 5.2 million dollars.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 15: Rene Holten Poulsen, kayak, WORLD championship silver in the 5000 metres Photo credit: Attila Volgyi/Xinhua Press/Corbis
For the seventh time in his career, pulled the lolliken WORLD cup-metal home in Denmark, when he was second on the long distance in august. After an excellent race he was close to tweak the gold, but the genus Pimenta from Portugal was too strong in the final sprint.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 14: Søren Kragh-Andersen, cycling, Paris-Tours Photo: Claus Bonnerup/Ritzau Scanpix
the 24-year-old secured the Danish Team Sunweb-rider himself his greatest triumph, as he drove alone across the finish line in Tours. Behind him he had two jagtende competitors, but they could not follow him when he attacks from the outside.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 13: Fodboldlandsholdet, the WORLD cup-1/8-finals Photo: Lars Poulsen
the Dream of the WORLD cup final burst of Åge Hareides troops in the 1/8-finals, as they lost the shoot-out to the later finalists from Croatia. The WORLD cup was spillemæssigt not memorable, but a draw against both WORLD cup finalists compel respect.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 12: Maja Alm, orienteering WORLD championship-gold Photo: Nanna Navntoft/Ritzau Scanpix
On some days ran the 30-year-old Alm to all of the three WORLD cup medals in ski orienteering in Riga. First she won the sprint-distance for the fourth year in a row, which no one else has done. So she was a part of the stafetholdet, who won the bronze, and then nibbled she silver on the long distance.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 11: Kevin Magnussen, Formula 1, total VM-nier Photo: TV3 Sport
ninth place in the individual position in motor sport's finest class among the world's 20 best drivers is not only Kevin Magnussens best result. It is the largest Danish result in Formula 1 with no guarantee of ever being beaten.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 10: Magnus Cort, cycling, 15. stage in the Tour de France Photo: Peter Dejong/AP
As they approached the finish line, disappeared the benefit of the doubt. The Danish Astana sprinter was supremely strongest of udbryderne and stormed " the first across the finish line in the first Danish world championships in nine years. And at the same time Magnus Corts biggest result to date.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 9: Thorbjorn Olesen, golf, Ryder Cup triumph Photo: Paul Childs/Ritzau Scanpix
As the only the third dane ever attended Olesen in september in the Ryder Cup against the UNITED states, where he after the defeat of Rory McIlroy in Friday's fourballs rose and sensationally beat Jordan Spieth in a single Sunday. Thomas Bjorn is the only other dane, who can boast of having won the Ryder Cup.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 8: Annika Langvad, mountain bike, WORLD cup gold and silver Photo: Wayne Jones/AP
A week in september it all went up in a higher unity for Annika Langvad, there, in the Italian Dolomites water first silver - and later gold at the WORLD championships in mountain biking. First on the olympic distance (approximately 30 km), where she was close to the trench with gold, and a few days later on the marathon-distance (97 km), where she was the fastest of all.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 7: Kamilla Rytter Juhl/Christinna Pedersen, badminton, All England Photo credit: Rui Vieira/AP
More fast-paced matches ended with his greatest triumph for the OLYMPICS-sølvvinderne in Birmingham. Both semi-finals and the final were won over some of the world's best doubles, and jubelen was something near endless, as the victory was in the house for the north girls. It was the first european victory in the traditional tournament since 1981.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 6: Bjorn Bitsch/Ashli Williamson, standarddans, WORLD cup-gold Photo: Emma Sejersen/Ritzau Scanpix
In november they wrote history as the first pair ever to win seven WORLD championship gold medals in ballroom dancing during the World Dance Sport Federation. That's what they did with the victory in the combined. A month later, they wrote a new piece of history, as they are in Moscow again stroking to the top and became world champions in the five standarddanse.
- the Title ranks among our three greatest triumphs. It was great to win the first WORLD championship gold, and the seventh made us the most winning pair in the world. But it is great to take the gold in standarddans.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 5: Pernille Harder, football Photo: Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix
She won The Double in German football with Wolfsburg, she scored in the CL final, which the germans lost to Lyon. She was the second most scoring in the tournament. She was the top scorer in the Bundesliga, she came on the All Star team in the Champions League, and she was named player of the year in Europe by UEFA. And so she was named world's best at the Ballon d'or-the show in the beginning of december.No. 4: Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup, badminton, China Open Photo credit: Chinatopix, via the AP
In perhaps the most difficult tournament for europeans to win tampede the Danish duo to the top with more amazing performance, among other things, went out over the defending world champions.
- We are absurdly happy. It is completely crazy. I do not believe that we are so good, but we are evidently, said Anders Skaarup to TV 2 Sport, after he cheers had run around on the pitch in pure ecstasy.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 3: Lars Or ice hockey, the Stanley Cup Photo: Harry How/Ritzau Scanpix
He has not just been a passenger on this trip. He has put a strong imprint.
Olaf Or was touched, when he from the spectators had seen his son Lars score sejrsmålet, as the Washington Capitals secured the first Stanley Cup triumph. As the first dane ever. Or played 81 matches, scoring 18 goals and was noted for 38 points in dream season.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 2: Michael Valgren, cycling, Amstel Gold Race Photo credit: Marcel van Hoorn/Ritzau Scanpix
Jakob Fuglsang delivered a great piece of work, while Valgren roared from udbrydergruppen, so the only Roman Kreuziger could follow him.
It could be Czech, not in the sprint, and won the Valgren his life's greatest victory.
- It is the clearly the biggest win and achievement for Michael Valgren. As I could see, then drove the two danes a tremendous run, says Michael Rasmussen.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 1: When Miss Sunshine came out of the shadow
In a frantic finale against Simona Halep, under extreme conditions, showed Caroline Wozniacki offensively against and got the dream to come true.