Lena Frier Kristiansen

Lena Frier Kristiansen (born March 12, 1983) is a badminton player from Denmark.[1] In 2001, she won the silver and bronze medals at the European Junior Championships in the mixed team and doubles respectively.[2] Partneres with Kamilla Rytter Juhl, they won the bronze medal the 2006 European Championships in the women's doubles event, and made it to the gold medal in 2008.[3] They also competed at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, but was defeated in the first round by the Japanese pair Kumiko Ogura and Reiko Shiota in the rubber games.[4]

Lena Frier Kristiansen
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1983-03-12) 12 March 1983 (age 36)
Randers, Jutland, Denmark
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking8 (29 October 2009)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Herning, Denmark   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Donna Kellogg
  Gail Emms
21–18, 21–18   Gold
2006 Den Bosch, Netherlands   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Juliane Schenk
  Nicole Grether
21–9, 14–21, 15–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Spała, Poland   Peter Hasbak   Rasmus Andersen
  Mette Nielsen
10–15, 5–15   Bronze

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 World Superseries Finals   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Chin Eei Hui
  Wong Pei Tty
17–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2009 Denmark Open   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Pan Pan
  Zhang Yawen
20–22, 21–18, 12–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Dutch Open   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Shendy Puspa Irawati
  Meiliana Jauhari
21–16, 25–23   Winner
2004 Dutch Open   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Pernille Harder
  Helle Nielsen
15–12, 15–8   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Dutch Open   Peter Steffensen   Thomas Laybourn
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
11–15, 7–15   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Finnish International   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Ekaterina Ananina
  Anastasia Russkikh
21–17, 21–15   Winner
2006 Dutch International   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Juliane Schenk
  Nicole Grether
8–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2004 Dutch International   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Petya Nedelcheva
  Neli Boteva
10–15, 6–15   Runner-up
2002 Portugal International   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Lene Mørk
  Helle Nielsen
2–7, 3–7, 0–7   Runner-up
2002 Slovenian International   Karina Sørensen   Ekaterina Ananina
  Anastasia Russkikh
7–11, 5–11   Runner-up
2001 Irish International   Kamilla Rytter Juhl   Lene Mørk
  Helle Nielsen
3–7, 3–7, 2–7   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Croatian International   Rasmus Andersen   Carsten Mogensen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
2–11, 3–11   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lena Frier Kristiansen". Danmarks Badminton Forbund. Archived from the original on 17 October 2007. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Europameisterschaft U19 in Spala, Polen" (in German). BLV-NRW. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ "European Championships, Individuals". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Sådan gik det danskerne ved OL" (in Danish). TV 2 Sport. Retrieved 5 February 2018.

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