Jan Ø. Jørgensen
Jan Østergaard Jørgensen (born 31 December 1987) is a retired badminton player from Denmark who played for SIF (Skovshoved) in the Denmark badminton league. He won the men's singles title at the 2014 European Championships, and the bronze medalist at the 2015 World Championships. He joined the Denmark winning team at the 2016 Thomas Cup in Kunshan, China.
|Jan Ø. Jørgensen|
Jan Ø. Jørgensen at the 2013 French Super Series.
|Born||31 December 1987|
Svenstrup, Aalborg Municipality, Denmark
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Retired||16 October 2020|
|Career record||425 wins, 226 losses|
|Highest ranking||2 (22 January 2015)|
|Current ranking||22 (17 March 2020)|
He won the European Championship title in 2014. He won the bronze medal at the 2008 European Badminton Championships and 2012 European Badminton Championships  and the silver medal at the 2010 European Badminton Championships and 2016 European Badminton Championships. He won the Danish Championship title in 2012, 2013 and again in 2015 (Withdrawn due to injury in 2014).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.
He is married to the Danish Handball player Stine Jørgensen.
BWF World ChampionshipsEdit
|2015||Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia||Lee Chong Wei||7–21, 19–21||Bronze|
|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 (1 runner-up)Edit
The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 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.
|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.
|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 Grand Prix (2 titles)Edit
|2015||German Open||Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka||21–12, 21–13||Winner|
|2009||Bitburger Open||Eric Pang||12–21, 21–13, 21–15||Winner|
BWF International Challenge/Series/European Circuit (4 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit
|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|
Record against selected opponentsEdit
- Chen Jin 4–4
- Chen Long 2–11
- Chen Yu 0–1
- Du Pengyu 2–3
- Lin Dan 7–9
- Shi Yuqi 0–1
- Tian Houwei 6–3
- Chou Tien-Chen 6–6
- Viktor Axelsen 3–5
- Peter Gade 3–4
- Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 5–1
- Rajiv Ouseph 10–3
- Parupalli Kashyap 4–3
- Srikanth Kidambi 2–4
- B. Sai Praneeth 2–0
- Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 4–2
- Taufik Hidayat 2–2
- Sony Dwi Kuncoro 2–0
- Tommy Sugiarto 3–1
- Kento Momota 3–5
- Sho Sasaki 3–3
- Lee Chong Wei 1–17
- Liew Daren 1–4
- Wong Choong Hann 2–1
- Lee Hyun-il 2–3
- Park Sung-hwan 2–1
- Shon Seung-mo 0–1
- Son Wan-ho 3–3
- Boonsak Ponsana 11–2
- Kantaphon Wangcharoen 1–0
- Nguyễn Tiến Minh 2–6
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