Hans-Kristian Vittinghus at the 2013 French Super Series.
January 16, 1986 |
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
|Highest ranking||8 (January 22, 2015)|
|Current ranking||12 (1,November, 2016)|
He won 4 junior national titles, 2 in singles in 2003 and 2005 and 2 in men's doubles in 1999 and 2003. As a part of the Danish Under 19 national team, he won the gold medal at the Under 19 European Team Championships. He also won a bronze medal in the individual event in men's singles.
After becoming a senior player in the summer of 2005, he won his first international title in November 2006, beating former world no. 1, M. Roslin Hashim in the final of the Norwegian International Championships. Since then he has recaptured the title in Norway twice, in 2009 and 2010.
Other notable results: Gold in Thomas Cup, Men's World Team Championships playing for Denmark in 2016. Gold five consecutive times at the European Men's Team Championships playing for Denmark. Runner-up Bitburger Open GP Gold 2010. Quarter final in Yonex BWF World Championships 2011. Runner-up Destination Dubai Superseres Finals 2014. Runner-up London GP Gold 2013. Runner-up US Open GP Gold 2015.
He also plays in the Danish Badminton League. He played as the first singles for Team Skælskør/Slagelse (TSS). Hans-Kristian Vittinghus started playing badminton at the age of five in Solrød Strand Badmintonklub.
|Year||Tournament||Opponent in final||Score|
|2016||Australian Open||Jeon Hyeok-jin||21–16, 19–21, 21–11|
|2015||Scottish Open||Rajiv Ouseph||21–19, 11–21, 21–16|
|2014||Belgian International||Marc Zwiebler||11-8, 10-11, 11-9, 11-9|
|2013||Spanish Open||Joachim Persson||21-9, 21-16|
|2011||Bitburger Open||Wang Zhengming||21–18, 21–11|
|2011||Dutch International||Ville Lang||18–21, 21–15, 21-4|
|2010||Irish International||Pablo Abian||21-13, 14-21, 23-21|
|2010||Norwegian International||Henri Hurskainen||21-16, 19-21, 21-8|
|2009||Norwegian International||Marc Zwiebler||15-21, 21-18, 21-19|
|2009||Spanish Open||Kashyap Parupalli||21-10, 21-16|
|2008||Dutch International||Yunyong Wu||21-12, 21-18|
|2007||Turkiye International||Petr Koukal||23-21, 21-15|
|2006||Norwegian International||Muhammad Roslin Hashim||22-20, 6-21, 21-16|
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