Anne-Mette van Dijk

Anne-Mette van Dijk (née Anne Mette Bille; born 22 April 1968) is a former top Danish badminton player of mid '90s.[1] Anne Mette Bille won her first title in 1980 at the Danish U13 Junior Individual Championships. In 1986, she won Nordic Junior Championships partnering Thomas Lund. In 1989 she won the senior nationaldoubles title for the first time with Lotte Olsen. In 1993 she reached the quarter-finals at the World Championships. 1994, she won silver at the European Championship in the mixed team event. Her husband Jeroen van Dijk was a former Olympian in Badminton. They met each other in 1994 in Taiwan & got married in 1999. She runs a shop for greeting cards for various occasions in Lyngby. [2]

Anne-Mette van Dijk
Personal information
CountryDenmark
Born (1968-04-22) 22 April 1968 (age 53)
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
HandednessRight
EventDoubles
Medal record
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Dutch Open   Marianne Rasmussen   Julie Bradbury
  Joanne Goode
15–9, 9–15, 15–2   Winner
1993 Swiss Open   Marlene Thomsen   Lotte Olsen
  Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
6–15, 15–3, 4–15   Runner-up
1994 Swiss Open   Marlene Thomsen   Zhang Jin
  Peng Xinyong
11–15, 5–15   Runner-up
1994 Denmark Open   Marlene Thomsen   Christine Magnusson
  Lim Xiaoqing
12–15, 15–7, 2–15   Runner-up
1995 Swiss Open   Marlene Thomsen   Helene Kirkegaard
  Rikke Olsen
15–10, 5–15, 14–17   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Denmark Open   Jon Holst-Christensen   Thomas Lund
  Pernille Dupont
10–15, 9–15   Runner-up
1993 Korea Open   Jon Holst-Christensen   Thomas Lund
  Catrine Bengtsson
9–15, 15–12, 4–15   Runner-up
1995 Scottish Open   Lars Pedersen   Lorraine Cole
  Julian Robertson
17–14, 15–10   Winner
1996 German Open   Jens Eriksen   Tri Kusharjanto
  Minarti Timur
1–15, 6–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 Austrian International   Charlotte Madsen   Bożena Bąk
  Bożena Haracz
15–9, 15–10   Winner
1992 Uppsala International   Marianne Rasmussen   Margit Borg
  Charlotta Wihlborg
15–0, 15–7   Winner
1992 Norwegian International   Trine Pedersen   Rikke Broen
  Helene Kirkegaard
15–11, 15–6   Winner
1993 Hamburg Cup   Marlene Thomsen   Joanne Davies
  Joanne Goode
15–11, 15–7   Winner
1993 Scottish Open   Marlene Thomsen   Lotte Olsen
  Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
15–11, 10–15, 7–15   Runner-up
1994 Hamburg Cup   Marlene Thomsen   Helene Kirkegaard
  Rikke Olsen
15–11, 15–12   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Norwegian International   Lars Pedersen   Thomas Damgaard
  Rikke Broen
18–17, 16–17, 15–5   Winner
1992 Scottish Open   Jon Holst-Christensen   Jan-Eric Antonsson
  Astrid Crabo
11–15, 15–11, 10–15   Runner-up
1992 Irish Open   Lars Pedersen   Nick Ponting
  Joanne Davies
15–7, 15–11   Winner
1993 Hamburg Cup   Jens Eriksen   Christian Jakobsen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–10, 13–15, 11–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile:Anne Mette van Dijk". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Jaroen van Dijk". archiv.badminton.de. Retrieved 18 December 2020.