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Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (born 15 February 1989) is a Danish badminton player.[1] He won a silver medal at the 2016 European Badminton Championships in the men's doubles event partnered with Kim Astrup.[2] 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 beat Indonesia 3-2 in the final.[3]

Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1989-02-15) 15 February 1989 (age 30)
Odder, Denmark
ResidenceCopenhagen, Denmark
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking5 (MD 1 November 2018)
29 (XD 16 January 2014)
Current ranking8 (MD 25 June 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

European GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Falcon Club,
Minsk, Belarus
  Kim Astrup   Marcus Ellis
  Chris Langridge
17–21, 10–21   Silver

European ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

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

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 China Open Super 1000   Kim Astrup   Han Chengkai
  Zhou Haodong
21–13, 17–21, 21–14   Winner
2018 India Open Super 500   Kim Astrup   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
14–21, 16–21   Runner-up

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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   Kim Astrup   Fajar Alfian
  Muhammad Rian Ardianto
21–19, 19–21, 21–18   Winner
2017 German Open   Kim Astrup   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Mads Pieler Kolding
21–17, 21–13   Winner
2016 Swiss Open   Kim Astrup   Lee Sheng-mu
  Tsai Chia-hsin
21–8, 21–15   Winner
2014 Bitburger Open   Kim Astrup   Wang Yilu
  Zhang Wen
14–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2013 Scottish Open   Kim Astrup   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Mads Pieler Kolding
Walkover   Runner-up
2013 Bitburger Open   Kim Astrup   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Mads Pieler Kolding
11–21, 16–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Bitburger Open   Line Kjærsfeldt   He Jiting
  Du Yue
18–21, 17–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Swedish Masters   Kim Astrup   Mathias Christiansen
  David Daugaard
19–21, 23–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2015 Swedish Masters   Kim Astrup   Adam Cwalina
  Przemysław Wacha
21–15, 21–11   Winner
2014 Finnish Open   Kim Astrup   Huang Po-jui
  Lu Ching-yao
21–18, 21–17   Winner
2013 Belgian International   Kim Astrup   Chris Langridge
  Peter Mills
28–26, 21–18   Winner
2013 Kharkiv International   Kim Astrup   Adam Cwalina
  Przemysław Wacha
20–22, 21–15, 12–21   Runner-up
2013 Denmark International   Kim Astrup   Marcus Ellis
  Paul van Rietvelde
23–25, 21–16, 19–21   Runner-up
2013 Portugal International   Kim Astrup   Peter Briggs
  Harley Towler
21–18, 21–14   Winner
2011 Portugal International   Mats Bue   Niclas Nohr
  Mads Pedersen
26–28, 21–16, 17–21   Runner-up
2010 Portugal International   Martin Kragh   Zvonimir Durkinjak
  Zvonimir Hoelbling
21–18, 21–14   Winner
2009 Iceland International   René Lindskow   Christopher Bruun Jensen
  Thomas Fynbo
21–16, 21–16   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Finnish Open   Lena Grebak   Nico Ruponen
  Amanda Högström
22–24, 21–19, 21–13   Winner
2013 Belgian International   Lena Grebak   Jacco Arends
  Selena Piek
21–18, 9–21, 21–15   Winner
2013 Spanish Open   Lena Grebak   Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
  Agnieszka Wojtkowska
21–14, 21–18   Winner
2013 Denmark International   Lena Grebak   Kim Astrup Sorensen
  Maria Helsbol
21–16, 21–8   Winner
2013 Portugal International   Lena Grebak   Jones Ralfy Jansen
  Keshya Nurvita Hanadia
16–21, 21–18, 16–21   Runner-up
2013 Finnish Open   Lena Grebak   Valeriy Atrashchenkov
  Anna Kobceva
13–21, 21–15, 21–11   Winner
2012 Finnish Open   Sara Thygesen   Chris Adcock
  Imogen Bankier
24–22, 12–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2010 Czech International   Anne Skelbæk   Jelle Maas
  Iris Tabeling
21–16, 21–11   Winner
2010 Dutch International   Anne Skelbæk   Christian John Skovgaard
  Julie Houmann
21–17, 21–12   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Anders Skaarup Rasmussen". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Axelsen's Euro delight and it's Mum's the word for Marin". www.badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Denmark wins world badminton team title". www.thelocal.dk. The Local. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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