Thomas Laybourn

Thomas Laybourn (born 30 September 1977) is a badminton player from Denmark.

Thomas Laybourn
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Personal information
Country Denmark
Born (1977-09-30) 30 September 1977 (age 43)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
HandednessRight
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (6 January 2011)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Laybourn won the 2006 European Badminton Championships in mixed doubles with partner Kamilla Rytter Juhl.[1] He also competed at the 2006 IBF World Championships in mixed doubles (with Kamilla Rytter Juhl), and were defeated in the quarterfinals by Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms 21-14, 21-17.

His biggest success was the title in the World Championship in 2009 in mixed doubles with partner Kamilla Rytter Juhl in Hyderabad (India). It was the first Danish World Championship win since 2003 when Paaske and Rasmussen won the men's doubles competition.

AchievementsEdit

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Dutch Open   Peter Steffensen   Tony Gunawan
  Howard Bach
8–15, 7–15   Runner-up
2006 Singapore Open   Lars Paaske   Sigit Budiarto
  Flandy Limpele
8–21, 16–21   Runner-up

Record Against Selected OpponentsEdit

Mixed doubles results with Kamilla Rytter Juhl against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 European Championships winners". tournamentsoftware.com.
  2. ^ "tournamentsoftware.com". tournamentsoftware.com. 22 September 2006.

External linksEdit