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|Association||Danish Motor Union |
Danmarks Motor Union
|Team manager||Hans Nielsen|
|Team captain||Niels-Kristian Iversen|
|Nation colour||White and Red|
|Best result||Never started in qualification|
Denmark is one of the major teams in international speedway. They are managed by Denmark's most successful speedway rider, four time Individual World Champion Hans Nielsen and the current captain is Niels-Kristian Iversen. They have won the Speedway World Cup / Speedway World Team Cup a record 15 occasions with team manager Nielsen being a rider on 11 of those teams.
The Denmark national speedway were a major force throughout the 1980s, winning a record 6 world titles in a row, between 1983 and 1988. They are currently one of the best teams in the world. Key riding members of the title wins include Hans Nielsen, who holds the record for most world cup wins by an individual rider with 11 wins (Nielsen won a total of 22 Individual, Pairs and Team World Championships), Tommy Knudsen (8 wins), Erik Gundersen (7 wins), Jan O. Pedersen (4 wins), Ole Olsen and Finn Thomsen (both 3 wins).
Denmark are the current (2014) Speedway World Cup Champions having won their record 15th title on 2 August at the Polonia Bydgoszcz Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
|Year||Venue||Standings (Pts)||Denmark Riders and Pts|
|Best of three events|
|Jan O. Pedersen||20|
|Best of three events|
|Jan O. Pedersen||32|
|Jan O. Pedersen||12|
|Jan O. Pedersen||15|
|Jesper B. Jensen||-|
|Niels Kristian Iversen||5|
|Hans N. Andersen||11|
|Niels Kristian Iversen||7|
|Niels Kristian Iversen||11|
|Michael Jepsen Jensen||11|
|Mikkel B Jensen||8|
+1,2... - bonus points gained by finishing behind teammate
+1j,+2j... - extra points gained in joker ride
|2005||3||24||Morten Risager (10), Henrik Møller (7), Nicolai Klindt (5), Patrick Hougaard (2), Kristian Lund (0)|
|2006||3||26||Nicolai Klindt (12), Henrik Møller (7), Morten Risager (4), Kenneth Hansen (2), Klaus Jakobsen (1)|
|2007||-||-||2nd place in Qualifying Round 1|
|2008||2||39||Patrick Hougaard (16), Nicolai Klindt (12), René Bach (6), Morten Risager (4), Peter Kildemand (1)|
|Competitions||Total||Gold medals||Silver medals||Bronze medals|
| Team |
|33||15||1978, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1995, 1997, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014||8||1979, 1982, 1989, 1993, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2013||10||1990, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2015|
|Team U-21||(since 2005)||13||2||2010, 2013||6||2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018||5||2005, 2006, 2016, 2017, 2019|
|Pairs||(1970-1993)||17||8||1979, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991||3||1973, 1976, 1984,||6||1975, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1993|
|Intercontinental||(1975-2001)||22||7||1978, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1995, 1998||6||1977, 1981, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1996||9||1979, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2000|
| Individual |
|36||14||1971, 1975, 1978, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1995, 2003, 2007, 2008||11||1981, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2012, 2019||11||1972, 1977, 1981, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1999, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015|
|Individual U-21||(since 1977)||19||7||1977, 1978, 1980, 1989, 1991, 1997, 2012||3||1991, 2004, 2015||9||1982, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1996, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015|
|Total medals: 140||Gold: 53||Silver: 37||Bronze: 50|
|Competitions||Total||Golden medals||Silver medals||Bronze medals|
|Team U-19||(since 2008)||11||1||2018||7||2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019||3||2008, 2009, 2015|
|Pairs||(since 2004)||3||2||2016, 2018||1||2012|
|Individual||(since 2001)||21||7||1989, 1990, 1992, 2005, 2016, 2018, 2019||7||1972, 1974, 1975, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2020||7||1971, 1988, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2014, 2019|
|Individual U-19||(since 1998)||15||4||2003, 2007, 2013, 2015||4||2000, 2002, 2011, 2015||7||1998, 2004, 2006, 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019|
|Total medals: 50||Gold: 12||Silver: 20||Bronze: 18|
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