Christinna Pedersen

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Christinna Pedersen
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Personal information
Country  Denmark
Born (1986-05-12) 12 May 1986 (age 31)
Aalborg, Denmark
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Handedness Right
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 2 (in WD 27 April 2017)
1 (in XD 2 April 2015)
Current ranking 2 (in WD)
5 (in XD) (27 April 2017)
BWF profile

Christinna Pedersen (born May 12, 1986) is an internationally elite badminton player from Aalborg, Denmark.[1]

Career[edit]

Pedersen is a right-handed doubles specialist who has gained the most success in mixed doubles. Pairing with Joachim Fischer Nielsen, she reached the semifinals of the 2009 Hyderabad World Championships and earned the bronze medal. They had less success at the following world championships, but have continued to achieve strong results on the BWF Super Series circuit. They have also won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2014 World Championships, on home soil in Copenhagen.[2][3]

In women's doubles, Pedersen has paired with Kamilla Rytter Juhl, although both athletes focus on competing with their respective partners in mixed doubles. They won the silver medal at the 2015 World Championships, and a bronze medal in 2013 Guangzhou World Championship.

She won the silver medal in women doubles at the 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2016 Japan Super Series with Kamilla Rytter Juhl and the mixed doubles title at the 2016 Denmark Super Series Premier with Joachim Fischer Nielsen. She lives in Copenhagen, where she trains with the national team.

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Riocentro - Pavilion 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21-18, 9-21, 19-21 Silver Silver

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Wembley Arena, London, England Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
21-12, 21-12 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Championships[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Tian Qing
China Zhao Yunlei
25-23, 8-21, 15-21 Silver Silver
2013 Tianhe Sports Center, Guangzhou, China Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
14-21, 21-14, 15-21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Ballerup Super Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
15-21, 9-21 Bronze Bronze
2009 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Lilyana Natsir
18-21, 21-14, 18-21 Bronze Bronze

European Badminton Championships[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Sydbank Arena, Kolding, Denmark Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
21–11, 15–21, 21–11 Gold Gold
2016 Vendéspace, La Roche-sur-Yon, France Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Netherlands Eefje Muskens
Netherlands Selena Piek
21-18, 21-17 Gold Gold
2014 Gymnastics Center, Kazan, Russia Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Denmark Line Damkjaer Kruse
Denmark Marie Roepke
21-11, 21-11 Gold Gold
2012 Telenor Arena, Karlskrona, Sweden Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Denmark Line Damkjaer Kruse
Denmark Marie Roepke
22-20, 13-21, 21-12 Gold Gold

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Sydbank Arena, Kolding, Denmark Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen England Chris Adcock
England Gabrielle Adcock
17-21, 21-18, 19-21 Silver Silver
2016 Vendéspace, La Roche-sur-Yon, France Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Denmark Niclas Nohr
Denmark Sara Thygesen
19-21, 21-13, 21-17 Gold Gold
2014 Gymnastics Center, Kazan, Russia Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
22-24, 21-13, 21-18 Gold Gold

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011,[5] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Singapore Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21-18, 14-21, 21-15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 All England Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl South Korea Chang Ye-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
18-21, 13-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Hong Kong Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Huang Dongping
China Li Yinhui
21–19, 21-10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Japan Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
19-21, 21-18, 21-12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Dubai World Superseries Finals Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
21-14, 9-21, 4-14 Retired 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Japan Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Zhao Yunlei
China Zhong Qianxin
12-21, 16-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Singapore Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Bao Yixin
China Tang Jinhua
21-14, 19-21, 15-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 World Superseries Finals Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Ma Jin
China Tang Jinhua
21-19, 21-12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Denmark Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Bao Yixin
China Tang Jinhua
16-21, 13-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Japan Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Ma Jin
China Tang Jinhua
11-21, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 India Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Japan Miyuki Maeda
Japan Satoko Suetsuna
21-12, 21-23, 18-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 World Superseries Finals Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
16-21, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 French Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl China Ma Jin
China Tang Jinhua
12-21, 21-23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Malaysia Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl South Korea Ha Jung-eun
South Korea Kim Min-jung
21-19, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Denmark Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
21–16, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 All England Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
12-21, 17-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 China Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
19-21, 21-17, 19-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Japan Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
17-21, 21-18, 23-21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 India Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Liu Cheng
China Bao Yixin
19-21, 19-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Indonesia Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
18-21, 21-16, 21-14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 India Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21-16, 18-21, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Malaysia Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
11-21, 21-17, 13-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 World Superseries Finals Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
12-21, 21-19, 21-10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 China Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
10-21, 21-5, 17-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Indonesia Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
22-24, 22-20, 12-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Malaysia Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
21-13, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 World Superseries Finals Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
17-21, 21-12, 21-14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 China Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
11-21, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Hong Kong Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
21-15, 17-21, 17-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 French Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
21-17, 21-14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Denmark Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
22-20, 21-16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Japan Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Chen Wen-hsing
19-21, 21-16, 15-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Hong Kong Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
22-20, 14-21, 22-20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 World Superseries Finals Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen India V Diju
India Jwala Gutta
21-14, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Denmark Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen England Anthony Clark
England Donna Kellogg
21-16, 25-27, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Japan Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Thailand Songphon Anugritayawon
Thailand Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
21-13, 16-21, 20-22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Denmark Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Denmark Thomas Laybourn
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21-14, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

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

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Syed Modi International Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl India Ashwini Ponnappa
India N. Sikki Reddy
21-16, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 German Open Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Indonesia Della Destiara Haris
Indonesia Rosyita Eka Putri Sari
21-18, 17-21, 21-9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Malaysia Masters Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Japan Naoko Fukuman
Japan Kurumi Yonao
21-14, 21-14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 London Grand Prix Gold Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl Denmark Line Damkjaer Kruse
Denmark Marie Roepke
12-21, 21-17, 21-15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 German Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
18-21, 17-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Masters Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21-18, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Swiss Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen China Zhang Nan
China Tang Jinhua
22-20, 21-19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Swiss Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen England Nathan Robertson
England Jenny Wallwork
23-21, 21-14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Dutch Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Indonesia Fran Kurniawan
Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati
21-17, 21-9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Bitburger Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen India Diju Valiyaveetil
India Jwala Gutta
21-8, 17-21, 20-22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Dutch Open Denmark Rasmus Bonde Nissen Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra
Singapore Li Yujia
21-16, 21-14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ClubPeople". Badmintondenmark.com. 
  2. ^ "doubles mixed results - Badminton - London Olympics". www.olympic.org. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  3. ^ "BWF - Li Ning BWF World Championships 2014 - General". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  4. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. 
  5. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 

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