Anders Nielsen (badminton)

Anders Ward Nielsen (1967-2010), was a male badminton international who competed for England.

Anders Nielsen
Personal information
NationalityEnglish
Born(1967-02-24)February 24, 1967
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Died29 July 2010(2010-07-29) (aged 43)
Cheam, London Borough of Sutton
Sport
SportBadminton
ClubWimbledon BC

Badminton careerEdit

Nielsen represented Great Britain in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.[1]

He represented England and won a gold medal in the mixed team and a bronze medal in the men's singles event, at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.[2][3][4]

He represented England 40 times between 1987 and 1996 and won bronze in the 1992 and 1994 European Badminton Championships. He was twice the English National champion in 1992 and 1995. He died of cancer in 2010.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympic Profile". Sports Reference.
  2. ^ "1994 Athletes". Team England.
  3. ^ "England team in 1994". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. ^ "Badminton mourns Anders Nielsen". Badminton England.