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Jan Ø. Jørgensen

Jan Østergaard Jørgensen[3] (born December 31, 1987 in Aalborg) is a male badminton player from Denmark. He plays in the Denmark Badminton league representing SIF (Skovshoved).

Jan Ø. Jørgensen
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Hans-Kristian Vittinghus — Jan Ø. Jørgensen 13.jpg
Jan Ø. Jørgensen at the 2013 French Super Series.
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1987-12-31) December 31, 1987 (age 31)[1]
Aalborg, Denmark
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Years active2005
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Career record406 wins, 202 losses
Career title(s)11
Highest ranking2 (22 January 2015)
Current ranking20 (6 August 2019[2])
BWF profile

He is married to the Danish Handball player Stine Jørgensen.

CareerEdit

He won the European Championship title in 2014. He won the bronze medal at the 2008 European Badminton Championships and 2012 European Badminton Championships [4] and the silver medal at the 2010 European Badminton Championships and 2016 European Badminton Championships.[5] He won the Danish Championship title in 2012, 2013 and again in 2015 (Withdrawn due to injury in 2014). He was the runner up at 2009 China Open Super Series and won Denmark Open in 2010, French Open (badminton) in 2013, Indonesia Open (badminton) in 2014 and the invitational Copenhagen Masters in 2009, 2011 and 2012. In 2014, he became the first European male singles player to win the Indonesia Open. In March 2015 he reached the final of the All England Super Series, but lost against Chen Long, from China, 21-15, 17-21, 15-21.

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Lee Chong Wei 7–21, 19–21   Bronze

European ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Palacio de Deportes de Huelva, Huelva, Spain   Rajiv Ouseph 17–21, 21–18, 15–21   Bronze
2016 Vendéspace, La Roche-sur-Yon, France   Viktor Axelsen 11–21, 16–21   Silver
2014 Gymnastics Center, Kazan, Russia   Rajiv Ouseph 21–18, 21–10   Gold
2012 Telenor Arena, Karlskrona, Sweden   Marc Zwiebler 19–21, 15–21   Bronze
2010 Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, England   Peter Gade 14–21, 11–21   Silver
2008 Messecenter, Herning, Denmark   Kenneth Jonassen 12–21, 9–21   Bronze

BWF World Tour (0 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[7]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Swiss Open Super 300   Sameer Verma 15–18, 13–21   Runner-up

BWF Superseries (4 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). 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.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 China Open   Chen Long 22–20, 21–13   Winner
2016 Japan Open   Lee Chong Wei 18–21, 21–15, 16–21   Runner-up
2016 Indonesia Open   Lee Chong Wei 21–17, 19–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2015 Indonesia Open   Kento Momota 21–16, 19–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2015 All England Open   Chen Long 21–15, 17–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2014 Indonesia Open   Kenichi Tago 21–18, 21–18   Winner
2013 French Open   Kenichi Tago 21–19, 23–21   Winner
2010 Denmark Open   Taufik Hidayat 21–19, 21–19   Winner
2009 China Open   Lin Dan 12–21, 12–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (2 titles, 0 runners-up)Edit

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 German Open   Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka 21–12, 21–13   Winner
2009 Bitburger Open   Eric Pang 12–21, 21–13, 21–15   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series/European Circuit (4 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Denmark International   Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 21–15, 21–12   Winner
2009 Swedish International   Dicky Palyama 16–21, 22–20, 21–17   Winner
2008 Swedish International   Marc Zwiebler 13–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2007 Hungarian International   Ville Lang 21–6, 21–5   Winner
2006 Irish International   Jens-Kristian Leth 20–22, 21–23   Runner-up
2006 Czech International   Peter Mikkelsen 21–18, 21–15   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series / European Circuit tournament

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Includes results against Olympic opponents, quarterfinalists, World Championship semifinalists, and Super Series finalists, from all international competitions 2005–present [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jan Ø Jørgensen Profile". Badminton Denmark.
  2. ^ http://bwfbadminton.com/rankings/
  3. ^ "Jan Østergaard Jørgensen". sports-reference.com/olympics. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  4. ^ "2008 European Championships winners". TournamentSoftware.com.
  5. ^ "Yonex European Championships 2010 - Winners". TournamentSoftware.com.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  8. ^ http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/find.aspx?a=8&oid=209B123F-AA87-41A2-BC3E-CB57133E64CC&q=54431

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