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Tonny Ahm

Tonny Ahm

Danish badminton player
Tonny Ahm
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Quick Facts

Intro Danish badminton player
A.K.A. Tonny Olsen, Tonny Kristine Ahm
Is Athlete Badminton player
From Denmark
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 21 September 1914
The details

Biography

Tonny Kristine Ahm (f. Olsen) (September 21, 1914 – 1993) was a female badminton player of Denmark.
She won 26 Danish National Championships between 1935 and 1957. She won eleven events at the prestigious All-England Championships, all but one of them after reaching the age of thirty. In her early forties she played singles for Denmark in the first Uber Cup (women's world team championship) series, and helped her team to a second-place finish.
Ahm was included in the Badminton Hall of Fame in 1997.

Major achievements

Rank Event Date Venue
Open Championships
1 Mixed doubles 1947, 1950, 1951, 1952 All England Open
Women's doubles 1939, 1947, 1950, 1951, 1952
1 Singles 1950, 1952 All England Open
1 Women's doubles 1935-36, 1937–38, 1945–46, 1947–48,
1948-49, 1949–50, 1950–51, 1951–52
Denmark Open
Singles 1936-37, 1938–39, 1945–46, 1946–47, 1947–48,
1948-49, 1949–50, 1950–51, 1951–52
Mixed doubles 1948-49, 1949–50, 1951–52
2 Singles 1948, 1951 All England Open
Women's doubles 1949

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