Denmark

Best Sports

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 180 46.0
2 Track Cycling 48 12.3
3 Archery 30 7.5
4 Road Cycling 28 7.2
5 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 21 5.4 1
6 Badminton 21 5.4 -1
7 Rowing 20 5.1
8 Swimming 17 4.3 -1
9 Wrestling Greco-Roman 7 1.8 -1
10 Athletics 7 1.8 2

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Track Cycling 68 14.7 11
2 Tennis 68 14.6 6
3 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 58 12.5 3
4 Orienteering 54 11.7 1
5 Shooting 50 10.8 5
6 Sailing 46 9.9
7 Badminton 31 6.7
8 Mountain Bike 28 6.1 3
9 Rowing 24 5.2 -5
10 BMX 8 1.7

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Archery 115 19.4 9
2 Ten Pin Bowling 78 13.2 14
3 Handball 60 10.2 -2
4 Rowing 56 9.5 8
5 Orienteering 56 9.5 -3
6 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 48 8.1 5
7 Badminton 41 7.0 -2
8 Tennis 38 6.4 10
9 Swimming 30 5.1 -5
10 Shooting 26 4.4 5

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

Denmark Positions

2019

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 40
Gender:Men 33
Gender:Women 50
Continent:Europe 22
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 17
Gender:Men 12
Gender:Women 23
Continent:Europe 13

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 31
Gender:Men 43
Gender:Women 24
Continent:Europe 22
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 12
Gender:Men 21
Gender:Women 8
Continent:Europe 11

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 29
Gender:Men 42
Gender:Women 23
Continent:Europe 18
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 12
Gender:Men 19
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Europe 10

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 20
Gender:Men 23
Gender:Women 23
Continent:Europe 11
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 18
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 11
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Europe 4
The Danish mixed relay Orienteering team

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