April 19, 1975 |
Rikke Olsen (born April 19, 1975) is a female badminton player from Denmark.
2004 Summer Olympics
Olsen competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in women's doubles with partner Ann-Lou Jørgensen. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Nicole Grether and Juliane Schenk of Germany in the second. In the quarterfinals, Olsen and Jørgensen lost to Huang Sui and Gao Ling of China 15-6, 15-7.
She also competed in mixed double's with partner Jonas Rasmussen. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Daniel Shirley and Sara Petersen of New Zealand in the second. In the quarterfinals, Olsen and Rasmussen beat Kim Dong-moon and Ra Kyung-min of Korea 17-14, 15-8 to advance to the semifinals. There, they lost to Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms of Great Britain 15-6, 15-12. In the bronze medal match, they were defeated by fellow Danish pair Jens Eriksen and Mette Schjoldager 15-5, 15-5 to finish fourth place.