OLYMPICS – Danish list ready

Badminton Denmark has already made up their minds about who to send to the Olympics. Their only choice laid in the men’s single where denmark could have sent two players […]

Badminton Denmark has already made up their minds about who to send to the . Their only choice laid in the men’s single where denmark could have sent two players our of three who ended up in the last 16. No surprise to see that the two players to be qualified by the National Body are Peter Gade and Jan O Jorgensen – they are better ranked than Hans Kristian Vittinghus with better statistics against the other top players. Vittinghus, thanks to his amazing year, will however be kept on stand by should Gade or Jorgensen get injured prior to the Games. The other names on the list are no surprise as all the players qualified by ’s standards will participate in London this summer

Here is the official list of players approved by Badminton Denmark (this same list will be later officially approved by Danish National Olympic Comitee)

Men’s singles:
Peter Gade
Jan Ø Jørgensen *

Women’s singles:

Tine Baun

Men’s doubles:

Carsten Mogensen*
Mathias Boe*

Women’s doubles:
Kamilla Rytter Juhl,
Christinna Pedersen*

Mixed:
Joachim Fischer Nielsen*
Christinna Pedersen*
Thomas Laybourn
Kamilla Rytter Juhl

* marks the first Olympics for these players

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Raphaël Sachetat

About Raphaël Sachetat

Raphael is the Chief Editor of Badzine International. He is the founder of the website together with Jean François Chauveau. After many years writing for the BWF and many publications around the world about badminton, he now leads a team of young and dynamic writers for Badzine.