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Mia Blichfeldt (born 19 August 1997) is a Danish badminton player.[1][2] She won the gold medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships in the girls' singles event.[3] Blichfeldt was the gold medalist at the 2019 Minsk European Games.[4]

Mia Blichfeldt
Mia Blichfeldt.jpg
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1997-08-19) 19 August 1997 (age 22)
Solrød Strand, Denmark
ResidenceSolrød Strand, Denmark
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Years active2013
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Career record183 wins, 83 losses
Career title(s)10
Highest ranking12 (8 August 2019)
Current ranking12 (8 August 2019)
BWF profile
Blichfeldt at the 2018 Dutch Open

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Badminton CareerEdit

Mia knew badminton at the age of 9 when she saw her classmates playing and she was interested in badminton, in 2006 she joined Solrød Strand Badmintonclub

In 2014 she won the Danish national championship

In 2015 he won a gold medal at the European Junior Championship when she defeated compatriot Julie Dawal Jakobsen

In 2017 he reached the final of the Scotties Open but she lost in the final to host Kirsty Gilmour with a score of 21-23, 12-21 and had to be satisfied as runner up

In 2018 Mia reached the semi-finals of the European Championship, but her steps were stopped by the host who was also Olympic gold medalist Rio 2016 Carolina Marin and had to settle for a bronze medal

That same year Mia won her first Super 100 title at Dutch Open when she defeated Chinese player Qi Quefei with a score of 21-16, 21-18

In 2019 Mia won the first Super 300 title for the Spanish Masters by beating Line Kjærsfeldt with a score of 21-14, 21-14

In the same year she also won the European Games Gold medal held in Minsk, Belarus at that time in the final he managed to beat Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland with a score of 21-16, 21.17.

AchievementsEdit

European GamesEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2019 Falcon Club, Minsk, Belarus   Kirsty Gilmour 21–16, 21–17   Gold

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Palacio de Deportes de Huelva, Huelva, Spain   Carolina Marín 17–21, 16–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Regional Sport Centrum Hall, Lubin, Poland   Julie Dawall Jakobsen 21–14, 21–10   Gold

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[6]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 Spain Masters Super 300   Line Kjærsfeldt 21–14, 21–14   Winner
2018 Dutch Open Super 100   Qi Xuefei 21–16, 21–18   Winner
2018 Spain Masters Super 300   Minatsu Mitani 21–9, 21–23, 8–21   Runner-up
2018 Orleans Masters Super 100   Shiori Sato 18–21, 14–21   Runner-up

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Scottish Open   Kirsty Gilmour 21–23, 12–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Denmark International   Natsuki Oie 21–18, 21–18   Winner
2017 Spanish International   Evgeniya Kosetskaya 21–12, 21–12   Winner
2017 Swedish International   Sofie Holmboe Dahl 21–19, 21–16   Winner
2016 Portugal International   Chloe Birch 21–12, 21–14   Winner
2015 Slovenia International   Marija Ulitina 21–17, 17–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2014 Norwegian International   Akvile Stapusaityte 21–18, 21–17   Winner
2013 Norwegian International   Olga Golovanova 19–21, 21–16, 21–16   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Mia Blichfeldt". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Mia Blichfeldt Full Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  3. ^ "European Junior Championships, Individuals". badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Blichfeldt vinder tredje danske guld ved European Games" (in Danish). TV 2 Sport. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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