Kim Astrup

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Kim Astrup
Personal information
Birth nameKim Astrup Sørensen
Country Denmark
Born (1992-03-06) 6 March 1992 (age 27)
Herning, Denmark
ResidenceCopenhagen, Denmark
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
HandednessLeft
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking5 (MD 1 November 2018)
32 (XD 13 April 2017)
Current ranking9 (MD 26 March 2019)
BWF profile

Kim Astrup Sørensen (born 6 March 1992) is a Danish badminton player.[1] In 2011, he won a gold in the mixed doubles event and a bronze medal in the boys' doubles event at the European Junior Badminton Championships.[2] In 2016, he won a silver medal at the European Championships in the men's doubles event partnered with Anders Skaarup Rasmussen.[3] 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 beating Indonesia 3-2 in the final.[4]

Achievements[edit]

European Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

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

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Domo del Code Jalisco,
Guadalajara, Mexico
Denmark Rasmus Fladberg Malaysia Ow Yao Han
Malaysia Yew Hong Kheng
16–21, 25–27 Bronze Bronze

European Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Energia Areena,
Vantaa, Finland
Denmark Rasmus Fladberg England Chris Coles
England Matthew Nottingham
17–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Energia Areena,
Vantaa, Finland
Denmark Line Kjærsfeldt England Matthew Nottingham
England Helena Lewczynska
19–21, 21–14, 21–16 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] 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.[6]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 China Open Super 1000 Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen China Han Chengkai
China Zhou Haodong
21–13, 17–21, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 India Open Super 500 Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen 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 Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Indonesia Fajar Alfian
Indonesia Muhammad Rian Ardianto
21–19, 19–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 German Open Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
21–17, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Swiss Open Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Tsai Chia-hsin
21–8, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Bitburger Open Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen China Wang Yilu
China Zhang Wen
14–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Scottish Open Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
Walkover 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Bitburger Open Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
11–21, 16–21 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 Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Denmark Mathias Christiansen
Denmark David Daugaard
19–21, 23–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Swedish Masters Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Przemysław Wacha
21–15, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Finnish Open Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Chinese Taipei Huang Po-jui
Chinese Taipei Lu Ching-yao
21–18, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Belgian International Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen England Chris Langridge
England Peter Mills
28–26, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Kharkiv International Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Przemysław Wacha
20–22, 21–15, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Denmark International Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen England Marcus Ellis
Scotland Paul van Rietvelde
23–25, 21–16, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Portugal International Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen England Peter Briggs
England Harley Towler
21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Croatian International Denmark Rasmus Fladberg Denmark Niclas Nohr
Denmark Mads Pedersen
18–21, 21–19, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Swedish Masters Denmark Rasmus Fladberg Poland Lukasz Moren
Poland Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
14–21, 25–23, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Kharkiv International Denmark Maria Helsbøl Scotland Robert Blair
Scotland Imogen Bankier
22–20, 9–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Denmark International Denmark Maria Helsbøl Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
Denmark Lena Grebak
16–21, 8–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Denmark International Denmark Line Kjærsfeldt Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
Denmark Julie Houmann
19–21, 9–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Scottish International Denmark Line Kjærsfeldt Poland Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
Poland Agnieszka Wojtkowska
15–21, 21–15, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Croatian International Denmark Line Kjærsfeldt Croatia Zvonimir Durkinjak
Croatia Stasa Poznanovic
13–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Kim Astrup". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  2. ^ "European Junior Championships, Individuals". badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Axelsen's Euro delight and it's Mum's the word for Marin". www.badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Denmark wins world badminton team title". www.thelocal.dk. The Local. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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