Place of Birth: Frederikssund, Denmark
Current Residence: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Language(s): English, Danish
International Debut: 1998
Professional Since: Denmark Open, but my first trip to Asia was Korea open in 2000
National Team Member: 1999
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"2012 Olympics in London - won men's doubles silver medal"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"I began when I was 6-years-old in Odense. My whole family played the sport, and some still do. I like being a badminton player because I get to work in what I like most."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex, AP 900"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"Winning the 2011 All England 2011 and the 2011 China Open. The All England is also my favourite tournament - the conditions are perfect, many spectators, a lot of good restaurants, close to home."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"Was nominated for BWF Male Player of the Year in 2011, and the biggest sports prize in Denmark 2011 (BT Gold)"
"There are still a lot of big titles to win!"
In The News
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19 September, 2019
Malaysia On Song – China Open: Day 3
16 September, 2019
Anticipation Around Axelsen, Marin Return – China Open Preview