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Helene Kirkegaard

Helene Green Kirkegaard (born 5 May 1971) is a retired Danish badminton player from Lillerød badminton club.[1] She competed at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics.[2] At the 1995 IBF World Championships, she won a silver medal in the mixed doubles with Jens Eriksen and a bronze medal in the women's doubles with Rikke Olsen.[1]

Helene Kirkegaard
Personal information
Birth nameHelene Green Kirkegaard
Country Denmark
Born (1971-05-05) 5 May 1971 (age 48)
Præstevang, Hillerød, Denmark
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
HandednessRight
EventWomen's & mixed doubles
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1995 Malley Sports Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland   Rikke Olsen   Finarsih
  Lili Tampi
8–15, 16–17   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1995 Malley Sports Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland   Jens Eriksen   Thomas Lund
  Marlene Thomsen
2–15, 6–15   Silver

World CupEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1995 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Rikke Olsen   Eliza Nathanael
  Zelin Resiana
10–15, 9–15   Bronze

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena,
Glasgow, Scotland
  Rikke Olsen   Donna Kellogg
  Joanne Goode
15–7, 10–15, 8–15   Silver
1996 Herning, Denmark   Rikke Olsen   Lisbeth Stuer-Lauridsen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–6, 12–15, 10–15   Silver

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1989 Manchester, England   Camilla Martin –, –   Silver

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 Manchester, England   Camilla Martin   Marlene Thomsen
  Trine Johansson
–, –   Silver

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
2001 Denmark Open   Rikke Olsen   Ann-Lou Jørgensen
  Mette Schjoldager
7–2, 7–2, 7–3   Winner
2001 German Open   Rikke Olsen   Ann-Lou Jørgensen
  Mette Schjoldager
7–0, 8–7, 7–0   Winner
2001 Swiss Open   Rikke Olsen   Lee Kyung-won
  Ra Kyung-min
3–7, 6–8, 7–2, 4–7   Runner-up
2000 Dutch Open   Rikke Olsen   Chen Lin
  Jiang Xuelian
15–6, 15–7   Winner
2000 Chinese Taipei Open   Rikke Olsen   Chung Jae-hee
  Ra Kyung-min
6–15, 7–15   Runner-up
1999 Indonesia Open   Rikke Olsen   Eliza Nathanael
  Deyana Lomban
15–12, 15–7   Winner
1999 Chinese Taipei Open   Rikke Olsen   Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
15–13, 15–4   Winner
1997 German Open   Rikke Olsen   Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
  Marlene Thomsen
4–15, 15–5, 15–8   Winner
1997 Russian Open   Rikke Olsen   Ann Jørgensen
  Majken Vange
15–2, 15–9   Winner
1996 Denmark Open   Rikke Olsen   Julie Bradbury
  Joanne Goode
15–6, 15–2   Winner
1996 Russian Open   Rikke Olsen   Marina Andrievskaya
  Christine Gandrup
15–12, 10–15, 15–5   Winner
1996 Indonesia Open   Rikke Olsen   Eliza Nathanael
  Zelin Resiana
7–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1996 All England Open   Rikke Olsen   Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
3–15, 7–15   Runner-up
1996 Swedish Open   Rikke Olsen   Kim Mee-hyang
  Kim Shin-young
13–18, 15–12, 15–10   Winner
1996 Swiss Open   Rikke Olsen   Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
  Marlene Thomsen
10–15, 10–15   Runner-up
1995 Denmark Open   Rikke Olsen   Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
  Marlene Thomsen
11–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1995 Swiss Open   Rikke Olsen   Marlene Thomsen
  Anne Mette van Dijk
10–15, 15–5, 17–14   Winner
1995 Chinese Taipei Open   Rikke Olsen   Gillian Gowers
  Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
15–5, 15–5   Winner
1994 U.S. Open   Rikke Olsen   Liu Guimei
  Peng Yun
15–4, 15–11   Winner
1994 Canadian Open   Rikke Olsen   Liu Guimei
  Peng Yun
15–12, 15–9   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Russian Open   Janek Roos   Jon Holst-Christensen
  Ann Jørgensen
15–8, 10–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1996 U.S. Open   Chris Hunt   Kim Dong-moon
  Chung So-young
5–15, 7–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Irish International   Rikke Olsen   Maria Bengtsson
  Margit Borg
15–11, 15–12   Winner
1994 Scottish Open   Rikke Olsen   Katrin Schmidt
  Kerstin Ubben
12–15, 18–15, 9–15   Runner-up
1994 Hamburg Cup   Rikke Olsen   Marlene Thomsen
  Anne Mette van Dijk
11–15, 12–15   Runner-up
1994 French Open   Rikke Olsen   Eny Oktaviani
  Nonong Denis Zanati
15–1, 15–7   Winner
1994 Portugal International   Rikke Olsen   Andrea Dakó
  Andrea Harsági
15–6, 15–0   Winner
1993 Norwegian International   Rikke Olsen   Catrine Bengtsson
  Kristin Evernas
Walkover   Runner-up
1993 Uppsala International   Rikke Olsen   Trine Pedersen
  Lone Sørensen
15–7, 18–17   Winner
1993 Polish International   Rikke Olsen   Anne Søndergaard
  Lotte Thomsen
15–17, 15–9, 7–15   Runner-up
1992 Norwegian International   Rikke Broen   Trine Pedersen
  Anne Mette van Dijk
11–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1990 Bulgarian International   Diana Koleva   Katrin Schmidt
  Kerstin Ubben
15–7, 15–3   Winner
1990 Czechoslovakian International   Camilla Martin   Trine Johansson
  Marlene Thomsen
14–17, 8–15   Runner-up
1990 Polish International   Camilla Martin   Chen Ying
  Sheng Wengqing
15–18, 1–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Portugal International   Thomas Damgaard   Martin Lundgaard Hansen
  Rikke Olsen
12–15, 7–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Badminton: 18 aktive deltagere" (in Danish). B.T. 11 September 2000. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Olympiske lege" (in Danish). Badminton Denmark. Archived from the original on 1 January 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2019.

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