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Poul Pedersen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePoul Ebbesen•Pedersen
Used namePoul•Pedersen
Nick/petnamesPolle
Born31 October 1932 in Århus (Aarhus) (DEN)
Died23 December 2016
Measurements175 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsAIA, Århus (DEN)
NOC(s) Denmark

Biography

Poul Pedersen won a silver medal in football with the Danish team at the 1960 Roma Olympics. Pedersen played his entire career for AIA (Arbejdernes Idrætsklub Aarhus) in Århus, as a midfielder. He made his international début against Sweden in the 1953 Nordic Football Championships. Pedersen became Danish team captain in 1958, a position he held for 16 international games. He retired shortly after the 1960 Olympics, but came back for one game in 1961 and one in 1964, making him the first Danish player to record 50 caps.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1960 Summer Olympics Football (Football) Football, Men Olympic Denmark 2 Silver Representing Denmark    

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