Denmark

Best Sports

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Orienteering 56 20.9
2 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 48 17.9
3 Archery 44 16.4
4 Badminton 41 15.3 -1
5 Swimming 30 11.2 -1
6 Mountain Bike 16 6.0
7 Track Cycling 13 4.8 -2
8 Road Cycling 12 4.5
9 Tennis 8 2.8 -3
10 Speedskating 1 0.4 -3

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 240 26.5
2 Orienteering 64 7.1 1
3 Football 63 6.9
4 Swimming 59 6.5 -2
5 Badminton 53 5.8 1
6 Sailing 51 5.6
7 Karate 48 5.3
8 Road Cycling 44 4.9
9 Athletics 40 4.4 -2
10 Archery 32 3.5 -6

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 168 25.6
2 Swimming 100 15.2
3 Orienteering 90 13.7 -2
4 Archery 71 10.8
5 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 53 8.1 -2
6 Badminton 37 5.6 -2
7 Athletics 25 3.8
8 Wrestling Greco-Roman 24 3.7
9 Rowing 23 3.5 -1
10 Fencing 17 2.5 4

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Orienteering 98 23.7 6
2 Sailing 63 15.2
3 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 52 12.6 2
4 Badminton 43 10.4 2
5 Tennis 41 9.8
6 Shooting 26 6.3 8
7 Ten Pin Bowling 20 4.8 6
8 Rowing 17 4.1
9 Road Cycling 15 3.6
10 BMX 10 2.4

2013

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 294 33.5 13
2 Football 165 18.8
3 Archery 100 11.4 10
4 Swimming 100 11.4 -1
5 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 36 4.1 3
6 Badminton 32 3.6 -5
7 Orienteering 30 3.4 -3
8 Rowing 28 3.2 -6
9 Road Cycling 19 2.2
10 Track Cycling 16 1.8 -3

Denmark Positions

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 42
Gender:Men 48
Gender:Women 31
Continent:Europe 92
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 19
Gender:Men 29
Gender:Women 16
Continent:Europe 14

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 20
Gender:Men 23
Gender:Women 23
Continent:Europe 93
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 4
Gender:Men 7
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Europe 2

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 30
Gender:Men 37
Gender:Women 27
Continent:Europe 102
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 11
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Europe 4

2014

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 34
Gender:Men 40
Gender:Women 31
Continent:Europe 22
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 14
Gender:Men 18
Gender:Women 9
Continent:Europe 12

2013

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 24
Gender:Men 33
Gender:Women 19
Continent:Europe 91
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 9
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Europe 4
The Danish mixed relay Orienteering team

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