Henri Mikael Hurskainen (born 13 September 1986) is a Swedish badminton player who competed for Sweden at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.[2][3][4] Hurskainen has won several Gold and Silver medals in badminton championships. Hurskainen was born in Emmaboda, Sweden,[4] to Finnish parents who had moved to Sweden in the 1980s.[5]

Henri Hurskainen
Personal information
Birth nameHenri Mikael Hurskainen
Country Sweden
Born13 September 1986
Emmaboda, Sweden
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)[1]
HandednessLeft
Men's singles
Tournaments played428 (259 wins - 169 losses)
Highest ranking34 (20 Nov 2014)
Current ranking48 (16 March 2017)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

European ChampionshipsEdit

Men's Singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2012 Telenor Arena, Karlskrona, Sweden   Marc Zwiebler 15-21, 13-21   Silver

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 Scottish Open   Brice Leverdez 8-21, 21-16, 16-21   Silver
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Italian International   Indra Bagus Ade Chandra 22–20, 21–13   Winner
2015 Kharkiv International   Rhys Walker 21–9, 21–15   Winner
2014 Brazil International   Osleni Guerrero 11–6, 11–7, 11–6   Winner
2014 USA International   Mattias Borg 21–16, 21–11   Winner
2014 Swedish Masters   Ville Lang 21–16, 14–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2012 Denmark International   Rune Ulsing 21–14, 21–11   Winner
2012 Finnish Open   Rajiv Ouseph 18–21, 21–16, 18–21   Runner-up
2010 Norwegian International   Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 16–21, 21–19, 8–21   Runner-up
2009 Turkey International   Ville Lang 14–21, 23–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2009 Irish International   Peter Mikkelsen 21–15, 13–21, 21–17   Winner
2008 Norwegian International   Ville Lång 13–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2008 Spanish Open   Chetan Anand 21–23, 21–19, 15–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Henri Hurskainen". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 25 November 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Henri Hurskainen". SOK.se. Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté. 13 September 1986. Archived from the original on 9 August 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Henri Hurskainen". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Bra badmintonlottning för Henri Hurskainen - OS". SVT.se. Archived from the original on 29 July 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  5. ^ von Hertzen, Jesper (2 April 2012). "Hurskainen svensk publikfavorit". Hufvudstadsbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 December 2019. Mina föräldrar är födda i Kajanatrakten och flyttade på 80-talet till sydöstra Sverige ...

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