Jan O JORGENSEN
Place of Birth: Aalborg, Denmark
Current Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark
Language(s): English, Danish
International Debut: 2005 Denmark Open
Professional Since: When i moved from Svenstrup to Aalborg playing in the next best league in Denmark - I was 16 years old.
National Team Member: 2005
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Lost in 1/16 to Lee Hyun Ill"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"Started at age 4. My mom and dad played, and I loved the game from the first hit! Right now I enjoy the kick you get out of practicing hard and reaching your goals - and the freedom."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex - Voltric 80 E-Tune"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"Winner Denmark Open 2012, Winner Danish Nationals 2012, Runner-up China Open 2009, Runner-up European Championships 2010, Winner French Open 2013, Winner Indonesia Open 2014, Runner-up All England 2015, Winner German Open 2015, World Championship Bronze medalist 2015"
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"European Player Of The Year 2013 and 2014."
"I wanna influence people and promote badminton in the best possible way."
In The News
16 October, 2019
High Hopes for Danes – Denmark Open: Day 2
26 July, 2019
Momota Leads Fightback – Japan Open: Day 4
25 July, 2019
Lamsfuss/Herttrich Win Thriller – Japan Open: Day 3