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Martin Lundgaard Hansen

Martin Lundgaard Hansen

Badminton player
Martin Lundgaard Hansen
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Badminton player
A.K.A. Martin Lundgaard-Hansen, Martin Lundgaard, Martin L. Hansen
Is Athlete Badminton player
From Denmark
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 11 October 1972, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark
Age 49 years
Star sign Libra
Family
Children: Sara Lundgaard
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Biography

Martin Lundgaard Hansen (born 11 October 1972) is a badminton player from Denmark. He started his career in badminton as a singles player, and was competed in the 1993 IBF World Championships. But as the years went by, he made a choice to play doubles. Teamed-up with Lars Paaske, they emerged as the men's doubles champion at the 1999, 2001 Denmark Open, and in 2000, he and Paaske participated at the Olympic Games. The career highlights for Hansen was when he partnered with Jens Eriksen. The duo won the 2004 and 2006 All England Open, won gold at the European Championships, and was at the time a half years as No.1 in the world.

Career

2000 Summer Olympics

Hansen made his debut at the Olympic Games in 2000 Sydney, competed in the men's doubles event partnered with Lars Paaske. He and Paaske beat the Bulgarian pair Mikhail Popov/Svetoslav Stojanov in the first round, but was defeated by Ricky Subagja/Rexy Mainaky of Indonesia in the second round.

2004 Summer Olympics

Hansen competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's doubles with partner Jens Eriksen. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Howard Bach/Kevin Han of the United States in the second. In the quarterfinals, Hansen and Eriksen beat the second seeded from China Cai Yun/Fu Haifeng 3–15, 15–11, 15–8. They lost the semifinal to Lee Dong-soo/Yoo Yong-sung of Korea 15–9, 5–15, 3–15 and the bronze medal match against Eng Hian/Flandy Limpele of Indonesia 13–15, 7-15 to finish fourth place.

2008 Summer Olympics

Hansen again qualified to compete at the Olympic Games for three consecutive times, and was partnered with Jens Eriksen. The duo were defeated in the early stage by the second seeded Cai Yun/Fu Haifeng with the score 12–21, 11–21.

Achievements

World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result

World Cup

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result

European Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result

European Junior Championships

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result

BWF Superseries

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Denmark Open Jens Eriksen Koo Kien Keat
Tan Boon Heong
21–14, 14–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Swiss Open Jens Eriksen Koo Kien Keat
Tan Boon Heong
21–17, 16–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF World Grand Prix

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 China Masters Jens Eriksen Cai Yun
Fu Haifeng
21–17, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 All England Open Jens Eriksen Choong Tan Fook
Lee Wan Wah
15–6, 14–17, 15–2 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 China Open Jens Eriksen Sigit Budiarto
Candra Wijaya
16–17, 15–11, 13–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Hong Kong Open Jens Eriksen Cai Yun
Fu Haifeng
13–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Japan Open Jens Eriksen Sigit Budiarto
Candra Wijaya
15–10, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 German Open Jens Eriksen Cai Yun
Fu Haifeng
15–6, 3–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Korea Open Jens Eriksen Sigit Budiarto
Candra Wijaya
7–15, 15–13, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Singapore Open Jens Eriksen Alvent Yulianto
Luluk Hadiyanto
2–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 All England Open Jens Eriksen Choong Tan Fook
Lee Wan Wah
9–15, 15–13, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Singapore Open Jens Eriksen Lars Paaske
Jonas Rasmussen
15–9, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Dutch Open Jens Eriksen Kim Dong-moon
Ha Tae-kwon
8–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Swiss Open Jens Eriksen Lee Dong-soo
Yoo Yong-sung
7–5, 5–7, 2–7, 5–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2001 Denmark Open Lars Paaske Jim Laugesen
Michael Søgaard
7–5, 3–7, 6–8, 7–3, 7–1 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2001 Dutch Open Lars Paaske Jesper Christensen
Jesper Larsen
4–7, 7–3, 5–7, 7–4, 5–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2001 Japan Open Lars Paaske Sigit Budiarto
Candra Wijaya
7–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 Denmark Open Lars Paaske Jim Laugesen
Michael Søgaard
15–13, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Dutch Open Lars Paaske Choong Tan Fook
Lee Wan Wah
4–15, 15–6, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Dutch Open Pernille Harder Chen Qiqiu
Chen Lin
11–15, 15–9, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1995 Amor International Peter Rasmussen 7–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Portugal International Henrik Sørensen 15–7, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Hungarian International Robert Nock 15–13, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Portugal International Jan Jørgensen 15–6, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Scottish International Michael Lamp Anthony Clark
Ian Sullivan
15–10, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1998 Norwegian International Michael Lamp Jesper Mikla
Lars Paaske
9–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 BMW Open Janek Roos Dharma Gunawi
Yoseph Phoa
15–9, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 Portugal International Henrik Sørensen Jan Jørgensen
Peder Nissen
15–7, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1992 Norwegian International Michael Søgaard Rikard Ronnblom
Erik Soderberg
15–6, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Norwegian International Christian Jakobsen Jan-Eric Antonsson
Stellan Österberg
6–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1990 Amor International Michael Bisgaard Claus Simonsen
Morten Sandal
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Portugal International Rikke Olsen Thomas Damgaard
Helene Kirkegaard
15–12, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Amor International Rikke Broen Alex Meijer
Nicole van Hooren
9–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
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http://badmintondenmark.com/cms/?cmsid=844&pageid=27524
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http://www.ibadmintonstore.com/iBADMINTONstore-News/Yonex-All-England-Elevated-To-BWF-Premier-Super-Se.aspx
https://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/player-profile/488F471B-91D1-446B-A259-A2639E1A9D81
https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ha/martin-lundgaard-hansen-1.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20081011104218/http://www.badminton.dk/Elite%20uk/Profiler%20uk/Nuvaerende%20stjerner/Martin%20Lundgaard.aspx
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