2000 in Denmark
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List of years in Denmark
- 2 July - The Øresund Bridge opens for traffic across the link, connecting Copenhagen and Malmö, Sweden.
- 22 May – Lars von Trier's film Dancer in the Dark wins the Palme d'Or at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.
- 12 February — It is announced that Claus Bjørn Larsen wins World Press Photo of the Year for an image of a wounded Kosovar Albanian refugee in the Albanian border town of Kukes in April 1999.
- 15 September – 1 October — Denmark at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney: 2 gold medals, 3 3 silver medals and 1 bronze medal.
- 10 June – 2 July — Denmark participates in the UEFA Euro 2000 in Belgium and Netherlands but does not make it beyond the initial group stage after losing its games against France, Czech Republic and Netherlands.
- 1 October — Denmark wins gold in the Women's handball tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics by defeating Hungary 27–25 in the final.
- 25–29 April — With five gold medals, three silver medals and three bronze medals, Denmark finishes as the best nation at the 17th European Badminton Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.
- 11 June — Steen Tinning wins The Celtic Manor Resort Wales Open on the 2000 European Tour.
- 18 June — Tom Kristensen wins Le Mans as part of the Audi team.
- 3 September — Thomas Bjørn wins BMW International Open on the 2000 European Tour.
- 12 August — Prince Achileas-Andreas of Greece and Denmark, second son and third child of Crown Prince Pavlos and Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece
- 25 April – Niels Viggo Bentzon, composer (born 1919)
- 30 April — Poul Hartling, politician, former prime minister of Denmark (born 1914)
- 7 November - Queen Ingrid (born in 1910)