Jesper Helledie

Jesper Helledie is a retired male badminton player from Denmark. Though a highly regarded prospect in men's singles as a young player, he eventually became a doubles specialist, overcoming two ruptures of his Achilles tendon during his career.

Jesper Helledie
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born1954
Men's doubles
Career title(s)1983 World Champion
(men's doubles)

CareerEdit

Helledie won the gold medal at the 1983 IBF World Championships in men's doubles with Steen Fladberg, defeating Mike Tredgett and Martin Dew 15-10, 15-10 in the final.

He also won at the 1986 European Badminton Championships in men's doubles with the same partner.

Major achievementsEdit

Rank Event Date Venue
European Championships
1 Men's doubles (with Steen Fladberg) 1986 Uppsala, SWE

World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Brøndbyhallen, Copenhagen, Denmark   Steen Fladberg   Martin Dew
  Mike Tredgett
15–10, 15–10   Gold

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Swedish Open   Steen Fladberg   Thomas Kihlström
  Stefan Karlsson
4–15, 18–13, 15–10   Winner
1984 Chinese Taipei Open   Steen Fladberg   Thomas Kihlström
  Stefan Karlsson
3–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1984 Scottish Open   Morten Frost   Nigel Tier
  Duncan Bridge
15–11, 15–11   Winner
1985 Hong Kong Open   Steen Fladberg   Mark Christiansen
  Michael Kjeldsen
15–8, 7–15, 15–12   Winner
1985 Dutch Open   Steen Fladberg   Mark Christiansen
  Michael Kjeldsen
15–8, 15–9   Winner
1985 Scandinavian Open   Steen Fladberg   Martin Dew
  Dipak Tailor
15–12, 15–9   Winner
1986 German Open   Steen Fladberg   Kim Moon-soo
  Park Joo-bong
8–15, 12–15   Runner-up
1986 Scandinavian Open   Steen Fladberg   Martin Dew
  Dipak Tailor
15–9, 15–18, 15–7   Winner
1986 Carlton-Intersport Cup   Steen Fladberg   Martin Dew
  Dipak Tailor
9–15, 14–18   Runner-up

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