Jonas Rasmussen

Jonas Rasmussen (born 28 October 1977 in Aarhus) is a retired badminton player from Denmark.

Jonas Rasmussen
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1977-10-28) 28 October 1977 (age 43)
Aarhus, Denmark
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Denmark
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Birmingham Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Birmingham Mixed doubles
Sudirman Cup
Silver medal – second place 2011 Qingdao Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Beijing Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Eindhoven Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 2006 Tokyo/Sendai Men's team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Jakarta Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Wuhan Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Guangzhou Men's team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Manchester Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2008 Herning Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2004 Geneva Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Geneva Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Malmö Men's doubles
European Men's Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Amsterdam Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Warsaw Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Thessalonica Men's team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Nitra Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Nitra Boys' doubles
Silver medal – second place 1995 Nitra Mixed doubles
BWF profile

CareerEdit

With his men's doubles partner Lars Paaske he won the 2003 IBF World Championships defeating Indonesian pair Candra Wijaya and Sigit Budiarto in the gold medal match and the All England Super Series 2010 defeating compatriots Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen. Rasmussen also competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with Paaske. They had a bye in the first round, then were defeated in the round of 16 by Yim Bang-eun and Kim Yong-hyun of Korea.

He also competed in mixed doubles with partner Rikke Olsen. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Daniel Shirley and Sara Petersen of New Zealand in the second. In the quarterfinals, Rasmussen and Olsen beat Kim Dong-moon and Ra Kyung-min of Korea 17–14, 15–8 to advance to the semifinals. There, they lost to Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms of Great Britain 15–6, 15–12. In the bronze medal match, they were defeated by fellow Danish pair Jens Eriksen and Mette Schjoldager 15–5, 15–5 to finish fourth place.

He won the gold medal at the 2008 European Badminton Championships in men's doubles with Lars Paaske.[1] With the retirement of Lars Paaske after the 2010 BWF World Championships in Paris, He is now pairing with another Danish player, Mads Conrad-Petersen.[2]

AchievementsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England   Lars Paaske   Candra Wijaya
  Sigit Budiarto
15–7, 13–15, 15–13   Gold
2006 Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid,

Madrid, Spain

  Lars Paaske   Robert Blair
  Anthony Clark
21–23, 21–17, 17–21   Bronze

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
2000 German Open   Michael Lamp   Jim Laugesen
  Michael Søgaard
17–16, 10–15, 7–15   Runner-up
2001 German Open   Michael Lamp   Jim Laugesen
  Michael Søgaard
1–7, 1–7, 7–3, 4–7   Runner-up
2002 German Open   Lars Paaske   Jim Laugesen
  Michael Søgaard
10–15, 15–9, 15–6   Winner
2003 Singapore Open   Lars Paaske   Jens Eriksen
  Martin Lundgaard Hansen
9–15, 10–15   Runner-up
2003 China Open   Lars Paaske   Choong Tan Fook
  Lee Wan Wah
15–12, 15–10   Winner
2004 Denmark Open   Lars Paaske   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
15–6, 15–13   Winner
2005 All England Open   Lars Paaske   Fu Haifeng
  Cai Yun
10–15, 6–15   Runner-up
2005 Thailand Open   Lars Paaske   Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Jae-jin
11–15, 5–15   Runner-up
2005 Denmark Open   Lars Paaske   Chan Chong Ming
  Koo Kien Keat
6–15, 7–15   Runner-up
2006 Denmark Open   Lars Paaske   Mathias Boe
  Joachim Fischer Nielsen
18–21, 21–10, 21–17   Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 European Championships winners". tournamentsoftware.com. Archived from the original on 2018-09-30. Retrieved 2008-04-21.
  2. ^ Sachetat, Raphael. "NEW PAIRING – Mads Conrad-Petersen and Jonas Rasmussen". Badzine. Retrieved 18 May 2020.

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