Nettie Nielsen

Nettie Nielsen (born 23 July 1964) is a retired female badminton player from Denmark.

Nettie Nielsen
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1964-07-23) July 23, 1964 (age 57)
Roskilde
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Denmark
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Bangkok Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Macau Women's doubles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1988 Kristiansand Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1988 Kristiansand Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1990 Moscow Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1990 Moscow Mixed team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1981 Edinburgh Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 1981 Edinburgh Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1981 Edinburgh Girls' singles

European & Danish titlesEdit

Nielsen won the gold medal at the 1988 and 1990 European Badminton Championships in women's doubles with Dorte Kjaer.[1] She took a silver medal in the girls singles event at the European Junior Badminton Championships in 1981. Together with compatriot Dorte Kjaer she won the European juniors girls doubles title in 1981. In 1983 they became the Danish National ladies doubles champions for the first time. Together they won the Danish National Badminton Championships a total of six times (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 & 1990).

Other International titlesEdit

Nettie Nielsen won the ladies singles title of the German Open in 1983.

Nettie Nielsen and Dorte Kjaer won a bronze medal in Women's doubles at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul when badminton was an exhibition sport. Nettie Nielsen was the Nordic ladies singles champion in 1982. She also won the Nordic badminton Championships in Women's doubles in 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988 with Dorte Kjaer. Together they won the Scottish Open twice in 1985 & 1986. Nettie Nielsen won her first big Open title in mixed doubles with Morten Frost in 1983 at the Scottish Open. With Jesper Knudsen she won the Nordic badminton mixed doubles titles in 1987 & 1988 and Grand Prix titles at the Dutch Open in 1988 and Danish Opens in 1988 and 1989. They were also runners-up in the mixed doubles at the All England Open 1988.

AchievementsEdit

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1985 Scottish Open   Dorte Kjær   Maria Bengtsson
  Christine Magnussen
15–13, 15–8   Winner
1986 Scottish Open   Dorte Kjær   Gillian Clark
  Gillian Gowers
15–8, 15–11   Winner
1986 Carlton-Intersport-Cup   Dorte Kjær   Gillian Clark
  Gillian Gowers
9–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1989 World Grand Prix Finals   Dorte Kjær   Rosiana Tendean
  Erma Sulistianingsih
15–11, 16–18, 16–18   Runner-up
1990 Dutch Open   Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen   Maria Bengtsson
  Christine Magnussen
15–9, 15–11   Winner
1991 Denmark Open   Gillian Gowers   Finarsih
  Lili Tampi
15–7, 15–6   Winner
1991 Swedish Open   Gillian Clark   Maria Bengtsson
  Catrine Bengtsson
13–15, 15–9, 15–10   Winner
1991 Finnish Open   Gillian Clark   Pan Li
  Wu Yuhong
15–9, 14–17, 15–11   Winner
1991 Malaysia Open   Gillian Clark   Hwang Hye-young
  Chung So-young
10–15, 11–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Denmark Open   Jesper Knudsen   Martin Dew
  Gillian Gilks
10–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1986 Scottish Open   Jesper Knudsen   Andy Goode
  Fiona Elliott
15–9, 3–15, 8–15   Runner-up
1988 All England Open   Jesper Knudsen   Wang Pengren
  Shi Fangjing
9–15, 13–18   Runner-up
1988 Dutch Open   Jesper Knudsen   Henrik Svarrer
  Dorte Kjær
15–7, 15–11   Winner
1988 Denmark Open   Jesper Knudsen   Rudy Gunawan
  Lilik Sudarwati
15–7, 15–4   Winner
1989 Denmark Open   Jesper Knudsen   Pär-Gunnar Jönsson
  Maria Bengtsson
15–6, 15–6   Winner
1990 Scottish Open   Jesper Knudsen   Jon Holst-Christensen
  Grete Mogensen
2–15, 13–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1983 German Open   Kirsten Larsen 11–12, 11–3, 11–4   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Scottish Open   Morten Frost   Rob Ridder
  Marjan Ridder
15–9, 6–15, 15–12   Winner
1985 Welsh International   Jesper Knudsen
  Winner

ReferencesEdit