Henri Hurskainen

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Henri Hurskainen
Personal information
Birth nameHenri Mikael Hurskainen
Country Sweden
Born13 September 1986
Emmaboda, Sweden
Died3 August 2019(2019-08-03) (aged 32)
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)[1]
HandednessLeft
Men's singles
Tournaments played428 (259 wins - 169 losses)
Highest ranking34 (20 Nov 2014)
Current ranking48 (16 March 2017)
BWF profile

Henri Mikael Hurskainen (born 13 September 1986) is a Swedish badminton player who competed for Sweden at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.[2][3][4] Hurskainen has won several Gold and Silver medals in badminton championships. Hurskainen was born in Emmaboda, Sweden.[4]

Achievements[edit]

European Championships[edit]

Men's Singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2012 Telenor Arena, Karlskrona, Sweden Germany Marc Zwiebler 15-21, 13-21 Silver Silver

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

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

Men's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 Scottish Open France Brice Leverdez 8-21, 21-16, 16-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Italian International Italy Indra Bagus Ade Chandra 22–20, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Kharkiv International England Rhys Walker 21–9, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Brazil International Cuba Osleni Guerrero 11–6, 11–7, 11–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 USA International Sweden Mattias Borg 21–16, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Swedish Masters Finland Ville Lang 21–16, 14–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Denmark International Denmark Rune Ulsing 21–14, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Finnish Open England Rajiv Ouseph 18–21, 21–16, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Norwegian International Denmark Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 16–21, 21–19, 8–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Turkey International Finland Ville Lang 14–21, 23–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Irish International Denmark Peter Mikkelsen 21–15, 13–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Norwegian International Finland Ville Lång 13–21, 8–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Spanish Open India Chetan Anand 21–23, 21–19, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Henri Hurskainen". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 25 November 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Henri Hurskainen". SOK.se. Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté. 13 September 1986. Archived from the original on 9 August 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Henri Hurskainen". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Bra badmintonlottning för Henri Hurskainen - OS". SVT.se. Archived from the original on 29 July 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2012.

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