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Jim Laugesen (born 10 November 1974) is a former Danish badminton player.[1] He was the 1992 World Junior Champion in the mixed doubles event partnered with Rikke Olsen.[2] He competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia partnered with Michael Søgaard reaching in to the second round.[3] Laugesen was dismissed from the Danmarks Badminton Forbund (DBS) center in September 2004.[4] He now works as a badminton journalist at TV 2 in Denmark, and as a badminton coach in Gentofte Badminton Klub.[5][6]

Jim Laugesen
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1974-11-10) 10 November 1974 (age 44)
Gentofte, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
HandednessRight
EventMen's singles & doubles
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

European ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Den Bosch, Netherlands   Henrik Svarrer   Andrei Antropov
  Nikolai Zuyev
11–15, 15–6, 7–15   Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Jakarta, Indonesia   Rikke Olsen   Kim Dong-moon
  Kim Shin-young
15–11, 18–17   Gold

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1993 Sofia, Bulgaria   Rasmus Wengberg 15–9, 15–10   Gold

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1993 Sofia, Bulgaria   Janek Roos   Thomas Søgaard
  Thomas Stavngaard
15–12, 15–9   Gold
1991 Budapest, Hungary   Thomas Damgaard  
 
  Bronze

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1995 Scottish Open   Peter Knowles 11–15, 7–15   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 German Open   Michael Søgaard   Lars Paaske
  Jonas Rasmussen
15–10, 9–15, 6–15   Runner-up
2001 Denmark Open   Michael Søgaard   Martin Lundgaard Hansen
  Lars Paaske
5–7, 7–3, 8–6, 3–7, 1–7   Runner-up
2001 German Open   Michael Søgaard   Michael Lamp
  Jonas Rasmussen
7–1, 7–1, 3–7, 7–4   Winner
2001 Swiss Open   Michael Søgaard   Jens Eriksen
  Jesper Larsen
4–7, 7–2, 1–7, 7–1, 7–3   Winner
2000 Dutch Open   Michael Søgaard   Halim Haryanto
  Sigit Budiarto
11–15, 4–15   Runner-up
2000 German Open   Michael Søgaard   Michael Lamp
  Jonas Rasmussen
16–17, 15–10, 15–7   Winner
1999 Denmark Open   Michael Søgaard   Martin Lundgaard Hansen
  Lars Paaske
13–15, 10–15   Runner-up
1999 Thailand Open   Michael Søgaard   Yu Jinhao
  Chen Qiqiu
11–15, 13–15   Runner-up
1999 Swiss Open   Michael Søgaard   Jens Eriksen
  Jesper Larsen
15–6, 12–15, 16–17   Runner-up
1997 Russian Open   Thomas Stavngaard   Jon Holst-Christensen
  Michael Søgaard
9–15, 13–15   Runner-up
1996 Scottish Open   Thomas Stavngaard   Chen Wei
  Ji Xinpeng
15–9, 15–11   Winner
1996 Denmark Open   Thomas Stavngaard   Simon Archer
  Chris Hunt
17–15, 10–15, 15–7   Winner
1993 Denmark Open   Henrik Svarrer   Thomas Lund
  Jon Holst-Christensen
5–15, 5–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1993 Czech International   Jan Jørgensen 6–15, 15–6, 15–1   Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Portugal International   Michael Søgaard   Mathias Boe
  Michael Lamp
15–7, 15–3   Winner
1995 Irish International   Thomas Stavngaard   Jan Jørgensen
  Peder Nissen
15–11, 15–0   Winner
1995 Norwegian International   Thomas Stavngaard   Jesper Larsen
  Stellan Österberg
11–15, 15–10, 15–12   Winner
1993 Polish International   Janek Roos   Felix Antonius
  Denny Kantono
1–15, 7–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Jim Laugesen". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Viktor kan skrive badminton-historie" (in Danish). Fyens Stiftstidende. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  3. ^ "OL 2000 - 18 danske deltagere". www.badmintonpeople.dk (in Danish). Badminton Danmark. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Fyreseddel til topspiller" (in Danish). BT. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  5. ^ "42-årig ekspert udfordrede dansk landsholdsspiller – så tog hun ham på ordet". sport.tv2.dk (in Danish). TV 2. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Tidligere ungdomseuropamester skifter til Gentofte: Jim Laugesen får det bedste ud af mig" (in Danish). BadmintonBladet.dk. Retrieved 22 March 2018.

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