Friis and Ottesen 10th and 12th Greatest Danish Sports Names


See, 25.000 readers have spoken, and their votes together with an expert panel decided that Formula 1 racing driver Kevin Magnussen is by far the greatest (active) Danish sports name, as of now. Lotte Friis was 10th and Jeanette Ottesen 12th.


The full list

  1. Kevin Magnussen (race driver)
  2. Christian Eriksen (football)
  3. Tom Kristensen (race driver)
  4. Daniel Agger (football)
  5. Caroline Wozniacki (tennis)
  6. Mikkel Hansen (handball)
  7. Nicklas Bendtner (football)
  8. Mikkel Kessler (boxing)
  9. Nicklas Landin (handball)
  10. Lotte Friis (swimming)
  11. Kasper Schmeichel (football)
  12. Jeanette Ottesen (swimming)
  13. Hans Lindberg (handball)
  14. Thomas Bjørn (golf)
  15. Thorbjørn Olesen (golf)
  16. Mikkel Bødker (ice hockey)
  17. Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe (badminton)
  18. Louise Burgaard (handball)
  19. Chris Anker Sørensen (cycling)
  20. Jakob Fuglsang (cycling)
  21. Kristoffer Hari (athletics)

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