Kirsten Larsen

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Kirsten Larsen
Personal information
Country  Denmark
Born (1962-03-14) 14 March 1962 (age 56)
Career title(s) 1988 European Champs

Kirsten Larsen (born 14 March 1962) is a retired female badminton player from Denmark.

Career[edit]

Larsen won the All England final in 1987 in singles. It is the biggest title that she ever won. She was also Danish champion in singles from 1981-1983 and again from 1986-1988 and she was called Lene Køppen's successor. Kirsten won the European Championships in singles in 1988 and became second in 1986. She also became Nordic Champion in singles in 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987 and 1988. Kirsten Larsen played for the national team 58 times from 1979-1990.[1]

In 2014, she received the Women in Badminton Award by the Badminton World Federation, for her significant contribution towards the active participation of women in high-performance badminton.[2]

Personal information[edit]

She married to the former Danish badminton player Steen Fladberg. Their son Rasmus Fladberg is also a professional badminton player.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kirsten Larsen". badmintonpeople.dk. Badminton Denmark. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "BWF Salutes Sterling Servants". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "En familie med fjer på". sn.dk (in Danish). Sjællandske Medier. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 

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