Mia Blichfeldt (born 19 August 1997) is a Danish badminton player. She won the gold medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships in the girls' singles event. Blichfeldt was the gold medalist at the 2019 Minsk European Games.
|Born||19 August 1997|
Solrød Strand, Denmark
|Residence||Solrød Strand, Denmark|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Career record||187 wins, 86 losses|
|Highest ranking||11 (3 September 2019)|
|Current ranking||17 (29 October 2019)|
Blichfeldt started to playing badminton in Solrød Strand badmintonclub at the age of nine, and began playing competitively at the age of eleven. She made her international debut in 2013, representing her country at the 2013, 2014, 2015 World Junior Championships, and 2014 Summer Youth Olympics. She won the gold medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships in the girls' singles event, also helps the team took the bronze.
At the age of sixteen, she claimed her first international title at the 2013 Norwegian International beating top seeded Olga Golovanova of Russia in the final. In 2014, she won the Danish national championship.
In 2018, Blichfeldt reached the semi-finals of the European Championships, but her steps were stopped by the host who was also a 2016 Rio Olympic gold medalist Carolina Marin and had to settle for a bronze medal. At the same year, she won her first Super 100 title at Dutch Open when she defeated Chinese player Qi Xuefei with a score of 21–16, 21–18.
In 2019, Blichfeldt won the Spain Masters a Super 300 level tournament, by beating Line Kjærsfeldt with a score of 21–14, 21–14 in the final. She clinched the gold at the 2019 Minsk European Games defeated Kirsty Gilmour of Great Britain with a score of 21–16, 21–17.
|2019||Falcon Club, Minsk, Belarus||Kirsty Gilmour||21–16, 21–17||Gold|
|2018||Palacio de Deportes de Huelva, Huelva, Spain||Carolina Marín||17–21, 16–21||Bronze|
European Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|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, 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.
|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
|2017||Scottish Open||Kirsty Gilmour||21–23, 12–21||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|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|
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