Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus (born 16 January 1986) is a Danish badminton player. Currently sponsored by Victor, he previously used Yonex. He is a popular player and is known for his exciting dives and trickshots.
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus at the 2013 French Super Series.
January 16, 1986 |
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
|Highest ranking||8 (22 January 2015)|
|Current ranking||19 (15 February 2018)|
He won 4 junior national titles, 2 in singles in 2003 and 2005 and 2 in men's doubles in 1999 and 2003. As a part of the Danish Under 19 national team, he won the gold medal at the Under 19 European Team Championships. He also won a bronze medal in the individual event in men's singles.
After becoming a senior player in the summer of 2005, he won his first international title in November 2006, beating former world no. 1, M. Roslin Hashim in the final of the Norwegian International Championships. Since then he has recaptured the title in Norway twice, in 2009 and 2010.
Other notable results: Gold in Thomas Cup, Men's World Team Championships playing for Denmark in 2016. Gold five consecutive times at the European Men's Team Championships playing for Denmark. Runner-up Bitburger Open GP Gold 2010. Quarter final in Yonex BWF World Championships 2011. Runner-up Destination Dubai Superseres Finals 2014. Runner-up London GP Gold 2013. Runner-up US Open GP Gold 2015.
He also plays in the Danish Badminton League. He played as the first singles for Team Skælskør/Slagelse (TSS). Hans-Kristian Vittinghus started playing badminton at the age of five in Solrød Strand Badmintonklub.
|2017||Sydbank Arena, Kolding, Denmark||Rajiv Ouseph||21–18, 21–23, 16–21||Bronze|
European Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2005||De Maaspoort, Den Bosch, Netherlands||Dieter Domke||10–15, 7–15||Bronze|
The BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.
|2016||Australian Open||Jeon Hyeok-jin||21–16, 19–21, 21–11||Winner|
|2014||Dubai World Superseries Finals||Chen Long||16–21, 10–21||Runner-up|
BWF Grand PrixEdit
|2015||Scottish Open||Rajiv Ouseph||21–19, 11–21, 21–16||Winner|
|2015||U.S. Open||Lee Chong Wei||20–22, 12–21||Runner-up|
|2014||German Open||Arvind Bhat||22–24, 21–19, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2013||London Grand Prix Gold||Tian Houwei||20–22, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2011||Bitburger Open||Wang Zhengming||21–18, 21–10||Winner|
|2010||Bitburger Open||Chen Long||3–21, 21–12, 9–21||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2014||Belgian International||Marc Zwiebler||11–8, 10–11, 11–9, 11–9||Winner|
|2013||Spanish Open||Joachim Persson||21–9, 21–16||Winner|
|2011||Denmark International||Jan Ø. Jørgensen||15–21, 12–21||Runner-up|
|2011||Dutch International||Ville Lang||18–21, 21–15, 21–4||Winner|
|2010||Irish International||Pablo Abian||21–13, 14–21, 23–21||Winner|
|2010||Norwegian International||Henri Hurskainen||21–16, 19–21, 21–8||Winner|
|2009||Spanish Open||Kashyap Parupalli||21–10, 21–16||Winner|
|2009||Norwegian International||Marc Zwiebler||15–21, 21–18, 21–19||Winner|
|2008||Dutch International||Wu Yunyong||21–12, 21–18||Winner|
|2007||Turkiye International||Petr Koukal||23–21, 21–15||Winner|
|2006||Norwegian International||Muhammad Roslin Hashim||22–20, 6–21, 21–16||Winner|
- "Victor Dutch International 2008 winners". TournamentSoftware.com. Retrieved 2008-05-01.
- "Badminton - Hans-Kristian Vittinghus vs Rajiv Ouseph (MS, Final) - Scottish Open 2015". Youtube. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
- Rösler, Manuel. "First Superseries glory for Vittinghus". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
- Bach Jensen, Thomas (11 September 2016). "Selina Hundstuen Solberg viet på slottet" (in Danish). Ridehesten.com. Retrieved 12 July 2017.
- Rasmussen, Claus (20 September 2016). "Bryllupsrejsen må vente for Wittinghus" (in Danish). Sjællands Nyheder. Retrieved 12 July 2017.