Dennis Paul Andrew Lens (born 25 September 1977) is a former Dutch badminton player.[1] He competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the men's doubles event partnered with Quinten van Dalm.[2] Lens won the boys' singles bronze at the 1995 European Junior Championships in Nitra,[3] and was part of the Netherlands national team that won the mixed team bronze at the 2000 European Championships in Glasgow.[4] He had collected 10 times national titles, 9 in the men's doubles event and once in the mixed doubles event.[5]

Dennis Lens
Personal information
Birth nameDennis Paul Andrew Lens
Country Netherlands
Born (1977-09-25) 25 September 1977 (age 44)
Heemskerk, North Holland, Netherlands
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
HandednessRight
EventMen's singles & doubles
Medal record
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1995 Športová hala Olympia,
Nitra, Slovakia
  Peter Gade 2–15, 7–15   Bronze

IBF InternationalEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 BMW International   Quinten van Dalm  
 
  Winner
1998 Amor International   Joris van Soerland   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Kasper Ødum
15–10, 8–15, 5–15   Runner-up
1997 Welsh International   Quinten van Dalm   James Anderson
  Ian Sullivan
5–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1997 Hungarian International   Quinten van Dalm   Mihail Popov
  Svetoslav Stoyanov
6–9, 5–9, 4–9   Runner-up
1997 Austrian International   Quinten van Dalm   Anthony Clark
  Ian Pearson
17–16, 11–15, 7–15   Runner-up
1997 Amor International   Quinten van Dalm   Peder Nissen
  Jonas Rasmussen
  Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Austrian International   Johanna Persson   Kasper Kiim Jensen
  Helle Nielsen
6–8, 8–7, 7–4, 8–6   Winner
1998 Amor International   Nicole van Hooren   Norbert van Barneveld
  Lotte Jonathans
18–15, 15–12   Winner
1996 Hamburg Cup   Erica van den Heuvel   Jonas Rasmussen
  Ann-Lou Jørgensen
15–8, 14–17, 11–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Dennis Lens". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Kansloze nederlaag Mia Audina" (in Dutch). De Telegraaf. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  3. ^ "European Junior Championships, Individuals". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Badmintonploeg schrijft geschiedenis met brons" (in Dutch). de Volkskrant. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Netherlands - Badminton Nederland". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 24 March 2018.

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