Michael Kjeldsen

Michael Kjeldsen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈmiˌkʰɛˀl ˈkʰelˀsn̩]; born 1962) is a retired male badminton player from Denmark. He is now 1st team coach in The elite club Måløv Badminton Club (MBC). MBC has started their season with two well played matches with Mister Kjeldsen as their coach.

Michael Kjeldsen
Personal information
Country Denmark

CareerEdit

He won the bronze medal at the 1985 IBF World Championships in men's doubles with Mark Christensen. He won men's doubles at the European Badminton Championships in 1988 with Jens Peter Nierhoff.

Later lifeEdit

Kjeldsen has been head coach of the elite teams in Måløv Badminton Club (MBC) since 2019.[1]

AchievementsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1985 Olympic Saddledome, Calgary, Canada   Mark Christiansen   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
16–18, 18–14, 3–15   Bronze
1987 Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing, China   Jens Peter Nierhoff   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
4–15, 4–15   Bronze

World CupEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1988 National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Jens Peter Nierhoff   Razif Sidek
  Jalani Sidek
6–15, 7–15   Bronze

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1984 German Open   Claus Andersen 15–8, 15–8   Winner
1984 Canada Open   Sigit Pamungkas 15–12, 15–11   Winner
1985 Dutch Open   Pierre Pelupessy 15–8, 15–12   Winner
1985 Malaysia Open   Misbun Sidek 16–18, 6–15   Runner-up
1986 German Open   Morten Frost 4–15, 3–15   Runner-up
1986 Denmark Open   Morten Frost 9–15, 10–15   Runner-up
1987 Scottish Open   Jens Peter Nierhoff 15–11, 9–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1989 Poona Open   Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen 10–15, 8–15   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1984 Dutch Open   Mark Christiansen   Billy Gilliland
  Dipak Tailor
15–9, 7–15, 18–17   Winner
1984 Scandinavian Open   Mark Christiansen   Zhang Qiang
  Zhou Jincan
15–17, 15–13, 15–18   Runner-up
1985 Hong Kong Open   Mark Christiansen   Steen Fladberg
  Jesper Helledie
8–15, 15–7, 12–15   Runner-up
1985 Chinese Taipei Open   Mark Christiansen   Rudy Heryanto
  Hariamanto Kartono
17–18, 15–8, 17–18   Runner-up
1985 Dutch Open   Mark Christiansen   Steen Fladberg
  Jesper Helledie
8–15, 9–15   Runner-up
1985 All England Open   Mark Christiansen   Kim Moon-soo
  Park Joo-bong
15–7, 10–15, 9–15   Runner-up
1985 Thailand Open   Mark Christiansen   Rudy Heryanto
  Bobby Ertanto
9–15, 8–15   Runner-up
1985 Scottish Open   Mark Christiansen   Billy Gilliland
  Dan Travers
15–2, 15–4   Winner
1987 Scandinavian Open   Jens Peter Nierhoff   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
2–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1987 Scottish Open   Jens Peter Nierhoff   Chris Rees
  Lyndon Williams
15–4, 15–4   Winner
1988 Poona Open   Jens Peter Nierhoff   Cheah Soon Kit
  Ong Beng Teong
15–10, 10–15, 15–6   Winner
1988 Dutch Open   Jens Peter Nierhoff   Eddy Hartono
  Rudy Gunawan
15–12, 7–15, 15–4   Winner
1989 Scottish Open   Mark Christiansen   Max Gandrup
  Thomas Lund
15–7, 6–15, 10–15   Runner-up
1990 Chinese Taipei Open   Mark Christiansen   Max Gandrup
  Thomas Lund
15–9, 16–17, 15–7   Winner
1990 German Open   Mark Christiansen   Rahman Sidek
  Ong Ewe Chye
14–17, 12–15   Runner-up
1990 Scottish Open   Mark Christiansen   Jan-Eric Antonsson
  Pär-Gunnar Jönsson
15–13, 10–15, 11–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nucgaek Jhekdsen bliver cheftræner i KBK". badmintonbladet.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 8 November 2017.