Joachim Persson

Joachim Persson (born 23 May 1983) is a badminton player from Denmark.

Joachim Persson
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Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1983-05-23) 23 May 1983 (age 37)
Slagelse, Denmark
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Men's singles
Highest ranking6
Medal record
BWF profile


Persson was born in Denmark but his family moved to Germany in his early years. He began to playing badminton in Trittau, Germany together with his parents.[1] As German player, he helped the German team to win the mixed team title at the 2001 European Junior Championships, also won a silver medal in the singles event. In 2002, he moved back to Denmark and started to practice at Brøndby.[2]

He played the 2006 IBF World Championships in men's singles and he was defeated in third round by Lee Chong Wei 21-16, 21-12. Joachim Persson reached the finals of the Denmark Open Super Series 2008 and lost in the finals to his compatriot, Peter Gade.

In 2004 he won the Irish International, in 2005 the Finnish International Championships and the V Italian International, and in 2006 the Austrian International, the Swedish International and the Finnish International Championships.

In 2019, he banned from badminton tournaments for 18 months and has been ordered to pay costs of US$4,500, guilty of four violations of the code of conduct in relation to betting wagering and irregular match results.[3]


European ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Messecenter, Herning, Denmark   Kenneth Jonassen 13–21, 16–21   Silver
2006 Maaspoort, Den Bosch, Netherlands   Peter Gade 20–22, 10–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2001 Spała Olympic Center, Spala, Poland   Eric Pang 13–15, 3–15   Silver

BWF Superseries (2 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries had two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2007, with successful players invited to the BWF Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 French Open   Taufik Hidayat 16–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2008 Denmark Open   Peter Gade 18–21, 21–17, 14–21   Runner-up
  Superseries tournament
  Superseries Premier tournament
  Superseries Finals tournament

BWF Grand Prix (1 title)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
2008 Bulgarian Open   Hsieh Yu-hsin 17–21, 21–19, 21–19   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix tournament
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (9 titles, 7 runners-up)Edit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 Czech International   Marc Zwiebler 13–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2014 Kharkiv International   Rasmus Fladberg 7–11, 4–11, 9–11   Runner-up
2014 Spanish Open   Rasmus Fladberg 21–12, 21–13   Winner
2013 Canadian International   Eric Pang 22–24, 16–21   Runner-up
2013 Spanish Open   Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 9–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2012 Czech International   Kim Bruun 21–11, 21–10   Winner
2011 Morocco International   Pablo Abián 19–21, 21–17, 19–21   Runner-up
2007 Finnish International   Vladislav Druzchenko 21–14, 21–18   Winner
2006 Finnish International   Kasper Ødum 13–21, 21–17, 21–17   Winner
2006 Swedish Masters   Przemysław Wacha 17–21, 22–20, 21–19   Winner
2006 Austrian International   Przemysław Wacha 21–15, 21–10   Winner
2005 Italian International   Przemysław Wacha 15–17, 15–9, 15–9   Winner
2005 Finnish International   Przemysław Wacha 15–4, 15–17, 15–9   Winner
2004 Irish International   Per-Henrik Croona 15–8, 15–9   Winner
2004 Croatian International   Hidetaka Yamada 15–4, 8–15, 13–15   Runner-up
2002 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Kasper Ødum 4–15, 5–15   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Record Against Selected OpponentsEdit

Includes results from all competitions 2002–present.[4]


  1. ^ "Player: Joachim Persson". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Joachim Persson". Badminton Central. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Decision 2019/01 of the Badminton World Federation ethics hearing panel" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
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