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Young promising Danish athlete will be awarded “BESTSELLER’s Olympic Hope”

This January, a young, promising Danish athlete will be awarded “BESTSELLER’s Olympic Hope”. Find out who’s nominated for this year’s award.

BRANDE, Denmark, 2016-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER presents the award ‘BESTSELLER’s Olympic Hope’ 2016 as part of our Olympic partnership with the Sports Confederation of Denmark. The award is given to a young, promising athlete from Denmark who has a positive attitude and has shown great potential within his/her line of sport.

The three athletes nominated to be this year’s Olympic Hope are Anders Antonsen (Badminton), Anna Emilie Møller (Athletics) and Cathrine Dufour (Equestrian)


The award is worth DKK 100,000 including a DKK 25,000 BESTSELLER clothes sponsorship. The support should help pave the way to fulfill the Olympic dreams of the winning athlete.
The winner will be revealed at the annual Danish sports awards ‘Sport 2016’ broadcasted live on Danish television on 7 January 2017.


The latest winner of the award was paralympian Daniel Wagner Jørgensen, who received the award back in January 2013 with the goal of bringing home great results at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

And so he did. With a silver medal in the men’s 100m and a bronze medal in the men’s long jump, Daniel proved to be a true Paralympic Hope.

Olympic Hope Nominees 2016


Athletics, 3,000m obstacle race

Blovstrød Løverne
Number 21 at the Olympic Games in Rio – only 2 seconds from a spot in the final

Danish record holder in 3,000m steeple chase

5th place at Junior World Championship in 10,000m

Nordic U20-champion in 3,000m

Medal winner at Danish and international youth championships and at Danish senior championships in various long distances

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