Steen Fladberg

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Steen Fladberg
Personal information
Country  Denmark
Doubles
Career title(s) 1983 World Champion
(men's doubles)

Steen Fladberg is a retired male badminton player from Denmark, noted for his speed of foot, who excelled during the 1980s. Though a strong international level singles player, his biggest achievements came in doubles.

Career[edit]

Fladberg won the gold medal at the 1983 IBF World Championships in men's doubles with Jesper Helledie, defeating Mike Tredgett and Martin Dew 15-10, 15-10 in the final. He was a silver medalist at the same tournament in mixed doubles with Pia Nielsen.[1]

He also won at the 1986 European Badminton Championships in men's doubles with Helledie, and the 1988 European Badminton Championships in mixed doubles with England's Gillian Clark. Fladberg and Clark are currently a commentary team for televised badminton.

Major achievements[edit]

Rank Event Date Venue
World Championships
1 Men's doubles (with Jesper Helledie) 1983 Copenhaguen, DEN
2 Mixed doubles (with Pia Nielsen) 1983 Copenhaguen, DEN
3 Mixed doubles (with Pia Nielsen) 1980 Jakarta, INA
European Championships
1 Men's doubles (with Jesper Helledie) 1986 Uppsala, SWE
2 Mixed doubles (with Gillian Clark) 1988 Kristiansand, NOR
Open Championships
1 Men's doubles 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1987 Nordic Championships
1 Mixed doubles 1984, 1987 Malaysia Open
1 Mixed doubles 1986 Indonesia Open

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pat Davis, The Guinness Book of Badminton (Enfield, Middlesex, England: Guinness Superlatives Ltd., 1983) 110.

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