Catrine Bengtsson
Personal information
CountrySweden
Born (1969-09-21) 21 September 1969 (age 52)
Göteborg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
HandednessRight
Highest ranking1
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Sweden
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Birmingham Mixed doubles
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1994 Ho Chi Minh Mixed Doubles
Uber Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Jakarta Women's team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Den Bosch Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1994 Den Bosch Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Glasgow Women's doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 1992 Glasgow Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1994 Den Bosch Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1996 Herning Mixed team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Warsaw Girls' doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Warsaw Girls' singles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Warsaw Mixed team
BWF profile

Catrine Bengtsson (born 21 September 1969) is a retired female badminton player from Sweden.[1]

Career

Bengtsson competed in badminton at the 1992 Summer Olympics in women's singles and women's doubles with Maria Bengtsson, and they lost in quarterfinals to Guan Weizhen and Nong Qunhua, of China, 15-4, 15-9. She also competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics in the three events: women's singles, women's doubles with Margit Borg and mixed doubles with Peter Axelsson.

In 1994, she won the European Badminton Championships in mixed doubles with Denmark's Michael Søgaard.[2] In 1993 she claimed her biggest title, the IBF World Championship in mixed doubles with Denmark's Thomas Lund.

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Catrine Bengtsson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  2. ^ Bernd-Volker Brahms (2014). Badminton Handbook. Meyer & Meyer Sport (revised ed.). Meyer & Meyer Verlag. p. 182. ISBN 978-1782550426.