Niclas Nøhr (born 2 August 1991) is a Danish badminton player, specializing in doubles play.[1] He started playing badminton at Møn badminton club. In 2012, he joined Denmark national badminton team, and in 2015, he won a gold medal at the European Games with his partner in mixed doubles Sara Thygesen.[1][2]

Niclas Nøhr
Personal information
Birth nameNiclas Nøhr
Country Denmark
Born (1991-08-02) 2 August 1991 (age 28)
Møn, Denmark
ResidenceFrederiksberg, Denmark
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Years active2010
HandednessLeft
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking32 (MD 22 September 2016)
16 (XD 13 September 2018)
Current ranking57 (MD), 21 (XD) (12 February 2019)
BWF profile

After one year of a knee operation he is back in track. "I'm just happy that my family, friends, and especially my girlfriend has supported me in such a hard time."[3]

AchievementsEdit

European GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Baku Sports Hall, Baku, Azerbaijan   Sara Thygesen   Gaetan Mittelheisser
  Audrey Fontaine
21–16, 21-16   Gold

European ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Vendéspace, La Roche-sur-Yon, France   Sara Thygesen   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
21–19, 13–21, 17–21   Silver

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Federal Technical Centre - Palabadminton, Milan, Italy   Steffen Rasmussen   Sylvain Grosjean
  Sam Magee
23–25, 17–21   Bronze

BWF World Tour (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Spain Masters Super 300   Sara Thygesen   Marcus Ellis
  Lauren Smith
21–19, 21–17   Winner
2018 Orleans Masters Super 100   Sara Thygesen   Peter Käsbauer
  Olga Konon
21–19, 21–9   Winner
2018 German Open Super 300   Sara Thygesen   Goh Soon Huat
  Shevon Jemie Lai
14–21, 20–22   Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix (1 runner-up)Edit

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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Scottish Open   Sara Thygesen   Robert Blair
  Imogen Bankier
18–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (13 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Hellas Open   Kasper Antonsen   Henri Aarnio
  Iikka Heino
21–17, 21–12   Winner
2015 Turkey International   Kasper Antonsen   Adam Cwalina
  Przemyslaw Wacha
21–16, 21–15   Winner
2015 Italian International   Kasper Antonsen   Mathias Christiansen
  David Daugaard
24–22, 21–14   Winner
2015 Polish International   Kasper Antonsen   Pawel Pietryja
  Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
17–21, 21–8, 21–12   Winner
2011 Portugal International   Mads Pedersen   Mats Bue
  Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
28–26, 16–21, 21–17   Winner
2011 Cyprus International   Theis Christiansen   Nikolaj Nikolaenko
  Nikolai Ukk
21–17, 21–13   Winner
2011 Croatian International   Mads Pedersen   Kim Astrup Sorensen
  Rasmus Fladberg
21–18, 19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2010 Cyprus International   Mads Pedersen   Didit Juang
  Seiko Wahyu Kusdianto
15–21, 21–15, 19–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Finnish International   Sara Thygesen   Mathias Christiansen
  Lena Grebak
21–18, 21–23, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Italian International   Sara Thygesen   Matthew Nottingham
  Emily Westwood
21–10, 17–21, 21–19   Winner
2014 Irish Open   Sara Thygesen   Peter Kaesbauer
  Isabel Herttrich
21–10, 21–18   Winner
2014 Dutch International   Sara Thygesen   Robin Tabeling
  Myke Halkema
21–10, 21–5   Winner
2014 Croatian International   Sara Thygesen   Mads Pedersen
  Mai Surrow
21–15, 13–21 21–18   Winner
2014 Orleans International   Sara Thygesen   Robert Blair
  Imogen Bankier
13–21, 21–19, 18–21   Runner-up
2013 Croatian International   Rikke S. Hansen   Frederik Colberg
  Sara Thygesen
12–21, 21–12, 21–9   Winner
2011 Cyprus International   Joan Christiansen   Nikolaj Nikolaenko
  Anastasia Chervyakova
23–21, 21–18   Winner
2010 Cyprus International   Lena Grebak   Denis Grachev
  Anastasia Chervyakova
21–13, 18–21, 21–12   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Players: Niclas Nohr". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Danish pair leap to mixed Badminton gold". www.baku2015.com. Baku 2015. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Comeback kids Jacco Arends and Niclas Nøhr". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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