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Denmark at the 2012 Olympics Posted by on Aug 14, 2012

A tiny nation obsessed with hygge (having a good time in cosy surroundings, like when you’re sharing a birthday lagkage, layered cake, with your family), Denmark is rarely associated with athleticism. Wrote poet Piet Hein in 1950: Den slankekur en dansker gerne tager / i håbet om at blive let og mager / er søndagsturen…

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