Jesper Larsen
Personal information
Birth nameJesper Alsing Larsen
Country Denmark
Born (1972-10-29) 29 October 1972 (age 49)
Faaborg, Denmark
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
HandednessRight
EventMen's & mixed doubles
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Denmark
Sudirman Cup
Silver medal – second place 1999 Copenhagen Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Glasgow Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Seville Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Hong Kong Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 Glasgow Men's doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 Glasgow Mixed team
BWF profile

Jesper Alsing Larsen (born 29 October 1972) is a badminton player from Denmark who affiliated with Hvidovre BK.[1] He won the men's doubles gold medal along with partner Jens Eriksen at the 2000 European Championships.[2] Larsen and Eriksen competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, and finished in the quarter-finals stage.[3]

Achievements

European Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena,
Glasgow, Scotland
Denmark Jens Eriksen Sweden Peter Axelsson
Sweden Pär-Gunnar Jönsson
15–7, 15–6
Gold
Gold

IBF World Grand Prix

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1995 Scottish Open Sweden Stellan Österberg England Nick Ponting
England Julian Robertson
5–15, 6–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 German Open Denmark Jens Eriksen England Simon Archer
England Chris Hunt
15–1, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Dutch Open Denmark Jens Eriksen England Nick Ponting
England John Quinn
7–15, 15–8, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Denmark Open Denmark Jens Eriksen Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Michael Søgaard
17–14, 8–15, 13–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1998 Hong Kong Open Denmark Jens Eriksen Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
10–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 Korea Open Denmark Jens Eriksen Indonesia Eng Hian
Indonesia Flandy Limpele
15–6, 7–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 Swiss Open Denmark Jens Eriksen Denmark Jim Laugesen
Denmark Michael Søgaard
15–6, 12–15, 17–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2000 Swiss Open Denmark Jens Eriksen South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
12–15, 2–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2000 Denmark Open Denmark Jens Eriksen Indonesia Eng Hian
Indonesia Flandy Limpele
13–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2001 Swiss Open Denmark Jens Eriksen Denmark Jim Laugesen
Denmark Michael Søgaard
7–4, 2–7, 7–1, 1–7, 3–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2001 Dutch Open Denmark Jesper Christensen Denmark Martin Lundgaard Hansen
Denmark Lars Paaske
7–4, 3–7, 7–5, 4–7, 7–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 German Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
6–15, 14–17 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Norwegian International United States Thomas Reidy Sweden Magnus Jansson
Sweden Stellan Österberg
15–7, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 Malmö International Sweden Stellan Österberg Denmark Janek Roos
Denmark Thomas Stavngaard
18–16, 5–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Norwegian International Sweden Stellan Österberg Denmark Jim Laugesen
Denmark Thomas Stavngaard
15–11, 10–15, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1996 Austrian International Denmark Peder Nissen Russia Artur Khachaturjan
Russia Sergei Melnikov
15–12, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 French Open Denmark Peder Nissen Indonesia Dharma Gunawi
Germany Michael Keck
10–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1996 Malmö International Denmark Peder Nissen Sweden Anders Hansson
Sweden Robert Larsson
9–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Scottish International Denmark Jesper Christensen Denmark Tommy Sørensen
Denmark Jesper Thomsen
15–6, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Iceland International Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen England David Lindley
England Kristian Roebuck
15–8, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Swedish International Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Poland Michał Łogosz
Poland Robert Mateusiak
15–4, 13–15, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 French International Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Malaysia Gan Teik Chai
Malaysia Koo Kien Keat
6–15, 15–17 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 Spanish Open Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen Wales Matthew Hughes
Wales Martyn Lewis
15–6, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Strasbourg International Sweden Ann Sandersson
1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 La Chaux-de-Fonds International Sweden Ann Sandersson Germany Michael Keck
Germany Karen Stechmann
4–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Malmö International Sweden Maria Bengtsson Denmark Thomas Stavngaard
Denmark Ann Jørgensen
9–15, 14–17 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1996 French Open Denmark Majken Vange Ukraine Vladislav Druzchenko
Ukraine Victoria Evtoushenko
15–8, 14–17, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 Malmö International Denmark Majken Vange Sweden Robert Larsson
Sweden Maria Bengtsson
5–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1996 Irish International Denmark Majken Vange Denmark Jonas Rasmussen
Denmark Ann-Lou Jørgensen
15–10, 8–15, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Iceland International Denmark Mie Nielsen England Simon Archer
England Donna Kellogg
13–15, 4–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "Badminton: Jesper Alsing Larsen". www.bt.dk (in Danish). 11 September 2000. Archived from the original on 6 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Individuelle Europamesterskaber". www.badminton.dk (in Danish). Archived from the original on 20 December 2010. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
  3. ^ Phillips, Mitch. "Defending champion retires after loss". www.rediff.com. Archived from the original on 20 November 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2020.