Bent Larsen became an international chess grandmaster in 1956 at the age of 21. He was widely considered the strongest player outside the Soviet Union next to American Bobby Fischer.
With their highly developed technique and elegant ball control the brothers, Michael and Brian Laudrup are regarded as two of the best Danish footballers ever.
Paul Elvstrøm is the best Danish yachtsman and one of the best in the world ever. Elvstrøm has won 13 world championships in eight different types of boat.
Other great danes