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Koen Ridder (born 14 March 1985) is a Dutch badminton player.[1] The left handler Ridder, was a part of the Duinwijck badminton club.[2] He won the men's doubles title at the national championships in 2009, 2011, and 2013 partnered with Ruud Bosch.[3] Together with Bosch, they won some international tournament in Portugal, Belgium, Canada, Slovenia, Norway, Peru and Tahiti. He also play for the Düren 57 club in German.[4] His parents, Rob and Marjan Ridder also a professional badminton players.[5] Koen Ridder was elected vice-chair of the athlete commission of the BWF for a 4-year term in May 2015. In 2017 Ridder was chosen as Chair by his fellow commission members. [6]He achieved his personal best world ranking of 22 in 2013. Koen retired as a professional player in 2014 after representing The Netherlands for more than 10 years at international level. [7]

Koen Ridder
Ruud Bosch en Koen Ridder.jpg
Personal information
Country Netherlands
Born (1985-03-14) 14 March 1985 (age 34)
Haarlem, Netherlands
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
HandednessLeft
Men's doubles
Highest ranking22 (14 November 2013)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Norwegian International   Anton Kaisti   Milosz Bochat
  Maciej Dabrowski
21–13, 21–14   Winner
2013 Tahiti International   Ruud Bosch   Laurent Constantin
  Matthieu Lo Ying Ping
21–13, 21–10   Winner
2013 Peru International   Ruud Bosch   Phillip Chew
  Sattawat Pongnairat
21–18, 21–11   Winner
2013 Swedish International   Ruud Bosch   Jacco Arends
  Jelle Maas
21–16, 16–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2012 Norwegian International   Ruud Bosch   Jacco Arends
  Jelle Maas
21–18, 20–22, 21–17   Winner
2012 Belgian International   Adam Cwalina   Marcus Ellis
  Paul van Rietvelde
21–18, 21–17   Winner
2010 Spanish International   Ruud Bosch   Peter Kasbauer
  Oliver Roth
13–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2010 Slovenian International   Ruud Bosch   Zvonimir Hoelbling
  Zvonimir Đurkinjak
21–17, 21–15   Winner
2010 Canadian International   Ruud Bosch   Phillip Chew
  Halim Haryanto
21–13, 21–10   Winner
2009 Belgian International   Ruud Bosch   Marcus Ellis
  Peter Mills
30–28, 21–12   Winner
2009 Dutch International   Ruud Bosch   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Mads Pieler Kolding
14–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2008 Norwegian International   Ruud Bosch   Michael Fuchs
  Ingo Kindervater
18–21, 21–19, 8–21   Runner-up
2008 Portugal International   Ruud Bosch   Rupesh Kumar
  Sanave Thomas
21–19, 22–20   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Koen Ridder". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Koen Ridder". Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Badzine: 'Bosch takes two... again'". Badminton Nederland. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Koen Ridder" (in German). 1.Badminton-Club Düren 57 e.V. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Marjan Ridder in eregalerij helden van Haarlem" (in Dutch). Rodi. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  6. ^ http://badmintonline.nl/nieuws/2017/06/dutchman-koen-ridder-to-head-athletes-commission-of-the-bwf
  7. ^ https://corporate.bwfbadminton.com/players/athletes-commission/

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