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 we count down from number 40 to number 21 on the list. You will in the morning could see, who snatch the top spots.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 40: Mathias Christiansen/Christinna Pedersen, badminton, India Open Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP
The relatively unproven pair stormed through the tournament without surrendering a set. Experienced Pedersen showed again that she is one hell of a mixeddoublespiller, and the 23-year-old Christiansen stressed that he is going to dominate for many years to come.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 39: Michael Valgren, cycling, fourth in Flanders Around Photo: Claus Bonnerup
He turned in one of the world's largest endagsløb, that he alone could sit with, he would also win one of the world's biggest race. Unfortunately for Valgren flaskede things not quite.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 38: Christina Siggaard, cycling, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Photo: Yorick Jansens/Ritzau Scanpix
The 23-year-old Virtu Cycling-rider struck in earnest through on the international scene with his win in the belgian classic. In a greatly reduced field, were she to win.
- It's a dream come true. We have worked so hard for it, and that it really happened now... It is absolutely unreal right now, she said.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 37: Kevin Magnussen, Formula 1, sixth place in the Spanish Grand Prix
Foto: Jan Sommer
A terrific achievement by the dane, who spent the whole race in no man's land between the faster top team – and the rest.
- The position we have here, is the best we can hope for. The front of the midterfeltet and a little bit in no man's land. Actually it's boring, but it's the coolest, said Kevin Magnussen immediately after the race.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 36: Mie Ø. Nielsen, Rikke Moller Pedersen, Emilie Beckmann and Pernille Blume, swimming, EM-silver in the 4x100 medley
Photo: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix
Pernille Blume thundered through the basin as the last girl and secured Denmark the silver, after the three colleagues had delivered pragtpræstationer earlier.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 35: ice Hockey team, 10. place at A WORLD cup Photo: Jens Dresling/Ritzau Scanpix
Wins over Norway and Finlan handed exactly not. Denmark smoke out of A WORLD cup on home soil after an increased 1-0 defeat to Latvia.
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No. 34: Viktor Axelsen, badminton, Malaysia Masters Photo: Vincent Phoon/Ritzau Scanpix
The 24-year-old defending world champion, swept to the top in this year's first World Tour tournament. After the clear victory in the semifinals over Darren Liew, he won a thrilling and close finale over Kenta Nishimoto from Japan in three sets.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 33: Thorbjorn Olesen, golf, Italian Open TV3 Sport
Several stars were put to the wall, as the dane finished the tournament perfect. It earned him a million euros and the title of number five on the European Tour. At the same time, he jumped substantially ahead of the Ryder Cup list.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 32: Christian Eriksen, football, the achievements of Tottenham and Denmark Photo: Matt Dunham/AP
Performance on the national team in 2018 could not live up to the previous year, but at Tottenham he continues to impress. With 14 goals and even more presentations for Denmark and Tottenham in 2018 counted Eriksen as a key player in the Premier League and one of the world's absolute best players at his position.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 31: Bakken Bears, basketball, semi finals in Europe League Photo: Kim Haugaard/Ritzau Scanpix
the Danish basket was something to rejoice over, as the Danish champions through the two group stage, the 1/8-final and quarter-final fought to the semifinals of the european club competition.
Here, you lost, however, the Italian Sidigas Scandone.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 30: Mads Pedersen, cycling, second place in Flanders Around Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP
In an achievement fought the 22-year-old Trek rider on the podium – only to be surpassed by Niki Terpstra. He managed to keep a pack full of stars behind him, while he tried to catch up with the man in front, which almost succeeded.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 29: Emilie Beckmann, swimming, EM-silver in 50 m butterfly Photo: All Over Press
Again it was Sarah Sjöström that prevented Danish gold, but the 21-year-old Beckmann was more than satisfied.
- I'm so proud of myself. It is quite wild. And I just knew I could. It is the most important. I just went out with the feeling that I could win, she said to TV2 Sport.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 28: Pernille Blume, swimming, EM-silver in 50 metres free Photo: Oli Scarff/Ritzau Scanpix
the Championships will be remembered for her outrageous attempts to set the world record, when she in the 100 meter free semifinals stormed through the first 50 metres – to go cold at the end and throwing an otherwise safe runner.
But before reaching Pernille Blume to show its towering level, since she is at just 50 meters-the distance – in the final – swam out to a deserved silver medal.
Even incredibly close to the gold, as rival Sarah Sjöström took care of – one hundredth of a second in front of dane.
Blume had qualified in the fastest time with a personal record, as she improved further in the final.
- I'm actually not so happy. I went after that win and had expected more of myself, she said to TV2 Sport.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 27: Kamilla Rytter Juhl/Christinna Pedersen, badminton, Malaysia Masters Photo by: Sadiq Asyraf/AP
One of his greatest achievements with the victories over some of the world's best couple. In the finals, got the ram at verdensmestrene from China. Two months later it was surpassed by the All England title.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 26: Amalie Dideriksen and Julie Leth, cycling, EM-gold in the few Photo: Darko Bandic/AP
They had only just been put together, and so won the gudhjælpemig EM-gold in Glasgow after a run, when they won the fourth, the seventh and the eighth of a total of 12 sprints.
Then they took a lap of the other, and so was the sovereign at the head, to which the other could not retrieve.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 25: Caroline Wozniacki, tennis, China Open Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP
She tapped Anastasia Sevastova in the final – his 30. WTA-the triumph – and the third in 2018. The victory was instrumental to that she was nominated for the award as player of the year on the WTA Tour.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------( 24: Dina Thorslund, boxing, the WBC world champion Photo: René Schütze
She won all ten laps, when a mexican opponent was put in place, and she tilbageerobrede the belt in superbantamvægt.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 23: Helle Frederiksen, biathlon, WORLD cup-gold on maratondistancen Photo: Birgitte Carol Heiberg/Ritzau Scanpix
In less than six hours conducted Helle Frederiksen 3 km swimming, 120 km cycling and 30 km and to win this WORLD cup gold in biathlon in Odense in July.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 22: Håndboldlandsholdet, WORLD cup semi-final Photo: Lars Poulsen
After wins over, among others, Spain and Germany lost to Denmark in a thrilling semi-final to Sweden after extra time.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------No. 21: Michael Christensen, motorsport, Le Mans in the LMGTE Pro class Foto: Jan Sommer
In his Porsche stormed the 27-year-old Christensen over the finish line at the Le Mans track as the winner in the LMGTE Pro class in June.
Together with Kévin Esters and Laurens Vanthoor took over he already Saturday evening the lead, which held to the goal on Sunday afternoon.
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