Per Walsoe

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Per Walsoe
Personal information
Country  Denmark
Career title(s) 1970 European Champs

Per Walsoe is a retired male badminton player from Denmark who won a number of Danish national and international doubles titles from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s.

Career[edit]

Walsoe won the gold medal at the 1970 European Badminton Championships in men's doubles with Elo Hansen. He also captured the mixed doubles crown at the prestigious All-England Championships with Pernille Molgaard Hansen in 1970, having previously reached the final with the same partner in 1966 and 1967.[1] Walsoe was also a runner-up with Svend Andersen (Pri) in the 1967 All-England men's doubles to fellow Danes Erland Kops and Henning Borch.[2] One of the physically largest men to have played world class badminton, Walsoe represented Denmark in Thomas Cup (world men's team) competition in the '66-'67, '69-'70, and '75-'76 seasons.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Herbert Scheele ed., The International Badminton Federation Handbook for 1971 (Canterbury, Kent, England: J. A. Jennings Ltd., 1971) 168.
  2. ^ Scheele, 165.
  3. ^ Scheele, 82.
  4. ^ Pat Davis, The Guinness Book of Badminton (Enfield, Middlesex, England: Guinness Superlatives Ltd., 1983) 126.