Joachim Persson
Personal information
CountryDenmark
Born (1983-05-23) 23 May 1983 (age 41)
Slagelse, Denmark
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
HandednessLeft
Men's singles
Highest ranking6
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Denmark
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 2006 Sendai & Tokyo Men's team
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2008 Herning Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Den Bosch Men's singles
European Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Den Bosch Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Herning Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2009 Liverpool Mixed team
European Men's Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Thessalonica Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Almere Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Warsaw Men's team
Representing  Germany
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Spała Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2001 Spała Boys' singles
BWF profile

Joachim Persson (born 23 May 1983) is a badminton player from Denmark.

Career

Persson was born in Denmark but his family moved to Germany in his early years. He began to playing badminton in Trittau, Germany together with his parents.[1] As German player, he helped the German team to win the mixed team title at the 2001 European Junior Championships, also won a silver medal in the singles event. In 2002, he moved back to Denmark and started to practice at Brøndby.[2]

He played the 2006 IBF World Championships in men's singles and he was defeated in the third round by Lee Chong Wei 21–16, 21–12. Joachim Persson reached the finals of the Denmark Open Super Series 2008 and lost in the finals to compatriot Peter Gade.

In 2004 he won the Irish International, in 2005 the Finnish International Championships and the V Italian International, and in 2006 the Austrian International, the Swedish International and the Finnish International Championships.

In 2019, he was banned from badminton tournaments for 18 months and has been ordered to pay costs of US$4,500, guilty of four violations of the code of conduct in relation to betting wagering and irregular match results.[3]

Achievements

European Championships

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Messecenter, Herning, Denmark Denmark Kenneth Jonassen 13–21, 16–21 Silver Silver
2006 Maaspoort, Den Bosch, Netherlands Denmark Peter Gade 20–22, 10–21 Bronze Bronze

European Junior Championships

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2001 Spała Olympic Center, Spala, Poland Netherlands Eric Pang 13–15, 3–15 Silver Silver

BWF Superseries (2 runners-up)

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries had two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2007, with successful players invited to the BWF Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 French Open Indonesia Taufik Hidayat 16–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Denmark Open Denmark Peter Gade 18–21, 21–17, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  Superseries tournament
  Superseries Premier tournament
  Superseries Finals tournament

BWF Grand Prix (1 title)

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 Bulgarian Open Chinese Taipei Hsieh Yu-hsin 17–21, 21–19, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix tournament
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (9 titles, 7 runners-up)

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 Czech International Germany Marc Zwiebler 13–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Kharkiv International Denmark Rasmus Fladberg 7–11, 4–11, 9–11 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Spanish Open Denmark Rasmus Fladberg 21–12, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Canadian International Netherlands Eric Pang 22–24, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Spanish Open Denmark Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 9–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Czech International Denmark Kim Bruun 21–11, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Morocco International Spain Pablo Abián 19–21, 21–17, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Finnish International Ukraine Vladislav Druzchenko 21–14, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Finnish International Denmark Kasper Ødum 13–21, 21–17, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Swedish Masters Poland Przemysław Wacha 17–21, 22–20, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Austrian International Poland Przemysław Wacha 21–15, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Italian International Poland Przemysław Wacha 15–17, 15–9, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Finnish International Poland Przemysław Wacha 15–4, 15–17, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Irish International Sweden Per-Henrik Croona 15–8, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Croatian International Japan Hidetaka Yamada 15–4, 8–15, 13–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse Denmark Kasper Ødum 4–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Record Against Selected Opponents

Includes results from all competitions 2002–present.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Player: Joachim Persson". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Joachim Persson". Badminton Central. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Decision 2019/01 of the Badminton World Federation ethics hearing panel" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Rankings of Joachim Persson". Tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 5 June 2023.