The year's 100 greatest: - My arms were damn sure not long enough

See also: the Year's 100 greatest: A crazy result in the final See also: the Year's 100 greatest: Mirakelmageren against Switzerland the Extra Leaf has ve

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
29 December 2019 Sunday 11:00
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The year's 100 greatest: - My arms were damn sure not long enough

See also: the Year's 100 greatest: A crazy result in the final

See also: the Year's 100 greatest: Mirakelmageren against Switzerland

the Extra Leaf has ventured one eye and put together a list of the 100 greatest Danish sporting successes on the international scene in the past year.

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 100 to number 81 on the list. You will the following days be able to see who squeezes himself into further on in the list.

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No. 60: Christian Eriksen, football, in the Champions League final with Tottenham
Photo: Carl Recine/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Played all the european matches of the season with a single group stage match as the exception and had a significant role in finalepladsen, that went over total wins over Dortmund, Manchester City and Ajax in the knockout phase.

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No. 59: Anders Antonsen, badminton, gold at the European Games in the men's singles Photo: Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Had some challenges in the quarter-final against Toby Penty from the Uk and again in the final against French Brice Leverdez, who was defeated in three sets.

Otherwise, the clean presentation from the aarhusianeren in the profilfattige field.

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No. 58: Kasper Asgreen, road cycling, 2. stage in the Tour of California – overall ranking

Won a nice 2. stage in front of Tejay Van Garderen and Gianni Moscon and achieved a further four placements in the top ten, which secured him an overall third place in the race.

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No. 57: Christian Peter Lübeck and Lin Ea Cenholt, boating, EM-bronze in the Nacra 17

They led a transition to competition, but some bad slutplaceringer towards the end meant that the danes in the final Medal Race had to settle with bronze.

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No. 56: Lasse Norman, championships, EM-silver in the omnium

Started well with a fourth place in the scratch and subsequent second-place finish in the pace. It stretched to an overall second place finish.

But in udskilningsløbet he was only number eight. In the final points race, he won, but it didn't extend to catch up with the French Benjamin Thomas.

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No. 55: Kevin Magnussen, Formula 1, seventh place finish in Spain

A dramatic race, where the dane was repeatedly tangle with team colleague Romain Grosjean.

Magnussen finished best of the two and scored again points to the Haas team.

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No. 54: Pernille Blume, swimming, fourth place at the WORLD championships in the 50 metres free

One hundredth of a second signs OL-guldvinderen from a bronze medal.

- My arms are damn not long enough, it sounded from a in spite of everything smiling Blume to TV 2 Sport after the race.

Australian Cate Campbell was 0.05 seconds faster than Blume, while Swedish Sarah Sjöström set the fastest time with the 24,05 seconds.

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No. 53: Thomas Larsen, bowling, EM-gold in the All-Event

Of the 187 participants ended the Danish Thomas Larsen at the european championships in bowling in the summer for some awesome rounds in Munich.

He ended the 17 and 24 points ahead of the nearest competitors.

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No. 52: Badmintonlandsholdet, badminton, EM-gold for the mixed team

On their home ground, smashed Denmark all resistance.

In the final, it was Germany that was put effectively to the wall with wins for Mathias Christiansen/Christinna Pedersen in the mixed doubles, Anders Antonsen in the men's final Line Kjærsfeldt in the ladies'.

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No. 51: Ida Marie Baad/Marie Thusgaard, 49erFX WORLD championship-bronze

They were actually only number six. But then took the danes fat with two top ten placements in the last races before the Medal Race.

In the final, the danes were number two, and squeezed them just past the Norwegian boat.

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No. 50: William Rune, tennis, wins the French Open for juniors

Stortalentet tromlede over all opposition in Paris but had to make a set in the final, before he won 6-3, 6-7, 6-0 over american Toby Alex Kodat.

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No. 49: Jakob Fuglsang, road cycling, second place in Fleche Wallonne

A dazzling Fuglsang attacks on feared Mur de Huy, where only the eventual winner Julien Alaphilippe could follow him.

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No. 48: Emma Aastrand Jørgensen, rowing, gold at the European Games in the 200 meters K1

Lollikken won the supreme gold in the 200-metre in a race where she led from the start to the goal.

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No. 47: Slide So Easy, trotting, number two to the WORLD cup

Åke Svanstedt and Slide So Easy, as were absolutely perfect in the race and showed high class on the final straight, where several rivals was clearly tired.

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No. 46: Julie Leth/Amalie Dideriksen, championships, european champion in a few

In a close race was the defending champions from Denmark just better than the Uk and the Netherlands, as they are with a second place finish in the final sprint won the race. the

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No. 45: Lucas Bjerregaard, golf, 16. Place in the British Open

After two good rounds delivered the dane a bad third round on Saturday and threw out the possibility of a top position.

Closed with a 70 at Royal Portrush in northern Ireland.

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No. 44: Jonathan Groth, table tennis, silver at the European Games in the men's singles

among other things, to have beaten the German Dmitri Ovtcharov 4-0 in sets in 1/8-finals and Ukrainian Kou Lei with same digits in the semifinals, he lost 4-2 in the set to Timo Boll in the final.

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No. 43: Andreas Cornelius, football, hattrick for Parma in Serie A

For the first time in almost 56 years, it managed a dane to score three goals in the same match in Italy's best league.

It came to pass 20. October against Genoa, who lost 5-0 in a one-sided performance in which the dane also was changed into 1. half. The objectives fell within 11 minutes.

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No. 42: Clara Tauson, tennis, Australian Open for juniors

The topseedede dane took 14 sets in a row in the seven matches and won the final 6-4, 6-3 against canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez.

With the victory assumed she subsequently number one in the world rankings.

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No. 41: Jakob Fuglsang, road cycling, second place in Strade Bianche

The season, Jakob Fuglsang would have had, had it not been for Julien Alaphilippe.

In Siena was the frenchman again a tad stronger in the end than Fuglsang.

Updated: 29.12.2019 11:00
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