Anders Skaarup Rasmussen

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Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1989-02-15) 15 February 1989 (age 30)
Odder, Denmark
ResidenceCopenhagen, Denmark
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking5 (MD 1 November 2018)
29 (XD 16 January 2014)
Current ranking9 (MD 26 March 2019)
BWF profile

Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (born 15 February 1989) is a Danish badminton player.[1] He won a silver medal at the 2016 European Badminton Championships in the men's doubles event partnered with Kim Astrup.[2] He also joined the Denmark national badminton team compete at the 2016 Thomas Cup in Kunshan, China. He and his teammates won a gold medal for the first time after beat Indonesia 3-2 in the final.[3]

Achievements[edit]

European Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Palacio de Deportes de Huelva,
Huelva, Spain
Denmark Kim Astrup Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
21–15, Retired Gold Gold
2017 Sydbank Arena,
Kolding, Denmark
Denmark Kim Astrup Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
17–21, 22–24 Bronze Bronze
2016 Vendéspace,
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
Denmark Kim Astrup Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
21–14, 18–21, 13–21 Silver Silver

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[5]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 China Open Super 1000 Denmark Kim Astrup China Han Chengkai
China Zhou Haodong
21–13, 17–21, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 India Open Super 500 Denmark Kim Astrup Indonesia Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
Indonesia Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
14–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Bitburger Open Denmark Kim Astrup Indonesia Fajar Alfian
Indonesia Muhammad Rian Ardianto
21–19, 19–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 German Open Denmark Kim Astrup Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
21–17, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Swiss Open Denmark Kim Astrup Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Tsai Chia-hsin
21–8, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Bitburger Open Denmark Kim Astrup China Wang Yilu
China Zhang Wen
14–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Scottish Open Denmark Kim Astrup Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
Walkover 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Bitburger Open Denmark Kim Astrup Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
11–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Bitburger Open Denmark Line Kjærsfeldt China He Jiting
China Du Yue
18–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Swedish Masters Denmark Kim Astrup Denmark Mathias Christiansen
Denmark David Daugaard
19–21, 23–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Swedish Masters Denmark Kim Astrup Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Przemysław Wacha
21–15, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Finnish Open Denmark Kim Astrup Chinese Taipei Huang Po-jui
Chinese Taipei Lu Ching-yao
21–18, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Belgian International Denmark Kim Astrup England Chris Langridge
England Peter Mills
28–26, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Kharkiv International Denmark Kim Astrup Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Przemysław Wacha
20–22, 21–15, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Denmark International Denmark Kim Astrup England Marcus Ellis
Scotland Paul van Rietvelde
23–25, 21–16, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Portugal International Denmark Kim Astrup England Peter Briggs
England Harley Towler
21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Portugal International Denmark Mats Bue Denmark Niclas Nohr
Denmark Mads Pedersen
26–28, 21–16, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Portugal International Denmark Martin Kragh Croatia Zvonimir Durkinjak
Croatia Zvonimir Hoelbling
21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Iceland International Denmark René Lindskow Denmark Christopher Bruun Jensen
Denmark Thomas Fynbo
21–16, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Finnish Open Denmark Lena Grebak Sweden Nico Ruponen
Sweden Amanda Högström
22–24, 21–19, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Belgian International Denmark Lena Grebak Netherlands Jacco Arends
Netherlands Selena Piek
21–18, 9–21, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Spanish Open Denmark Lena Grebak Poland Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
Poland Agnieszka Wojtkowska
21–14, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Denmark International Denmark Lena Grebak Denmark Kim Astrup Sorensen
Denmark Maria Helsbol
21–16, 21–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Portugal International Denmark Lena Grebak Germany Jones Ralfy Jansen
Indonesia Keshya Nurvita Hanadia
16–21, 21–18, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Finnish Open Denmark Lena Grebak Ukraine Valeriy Atrashchenkov
Ukraine Anna Kobceva
13–21, 21–15, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Finnish Open Denmark Sara Thygesen England Chris Adcock
Scotland Imogen Bankier
24–22, 12–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Czech International Denmark Anne Skelbæk Netherlands Jelle Maas
Netherlands Iris Tabeling
21–16, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Dutch International Denmark Anne Skelbæk Denmark Christian John Skovgaard
Denmark Julie Houmann
21–17, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Anders Skaarup Rasmussen". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Axelsen's Euro delight and it's Mum's the word for Marin". www.badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Denmark wins world badminton team title". www.thelocal.dk. The Local. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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