Jon Holst-Christensen
Personal information
CountryDenmark
Born (1968-06-16) June 16, 1968 (age 54)
Ringsted, Sjælland, Denmark
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
HandednessRight
Doubles
Highest ranking1
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Denmark
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1991 Copenhagen Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1995 Lausanne Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1993 Birmingham Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Copenhagen Mixed doubles
Sudirman Cup
Silver medal – second place 1999 Copenhagen Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Copenhagen Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Birmingham Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Lausanne Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Glasgow Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 1996 Hong Kong Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Hong Kong Men's team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1992 Glasgow Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1996 Herning Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1990 Moscow Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1992 Glasgow Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Sofia Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Sofia Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Glasgow Mixed doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Moscow Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1996 Herning Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1998 Sofia Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2000 Glasgow Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Glasgow Mixed team
BWF profile

Jon Holst-Christensen (born June 16, 1968) is a retired male badminton player from Denmark.

Career

Summer Olympics

Jon Holst-Christensen competed in badminton at the 1992 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with Thomas Lund. In the first round they defeated Dean Galt and Kerrin Harrison of New Zealand and in second round they were beaten by Razif Sidek and Jalani Sidek of Malaysia.

He also competed in badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with the same partner. They had a bye in the first round and lost against Ha Tae-kwon and Kang Kyung-jin of Korea in the second round.

Achievements

Rank Event Date Venue
World Championships
3 Mixed doubles (with Grete Mogensen) 1991 Copenhaguen, DEN
European Championships
1 Mixed doubles 1990 Moscow, URSS
1 Men's doubles 1992 Glasgow, SCO
1 Men's doubles 1996 Herning, DEN
2 Mixed doubles 1992 Glasgow, SCO
3 Mixed doubles 1998 Sofia, BUL
Open Championships
1 Mixed doubles 1993 All England Open

World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark Denmark Thomas Lund South Korea Kim Moon-soo
South Korea Park Joo-bong
10–15, 15–12, 16–17
Silver
Silver
1995 Malley Sports Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
5–15, 2–15
Silver
Silver

European Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Winter Sports Palace, Sofia, Bulgaria Denmark Michael Søgaard England Simon Archer
England Chris Hunt
8–15, 8–15
Bronze
Bronze

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
1990 Dutch Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Bagus Setiadi
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
15–10, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Swedish Open Denmark Thomas Lund Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
Malaysia Soo Beng Kiang
14–18, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1991 German Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Eddy Hartono
Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
9–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1992 German Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
Indonesia Bambang Suprianto
15–6, 2–15, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1992 Denmark Open Denmark Thomas Lund Denmark Jan Paulsen
Denmark Henrik Svarrer
18–16, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 Korea Open Denmark Thomas Lund China Huang Zhanzhong
China Zheng Yumin
15–5, 10–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1993 All England Open Denmark Thomas Lund China Chen Hongyong
China Chen Kang
10–15, 15–2, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 U.S. Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Antonius Ariantho
Indonesia Denny Kantono
15–7, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 German Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
17–14, 15–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 Denmark Open Denmark Thomas Lund Denmark Jan Paulsen
Denmark Jim Laugesen
15–5, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Singapore Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
6–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1994 German Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Antonius Ariantho
Indonesia Denny Kantono
15–6, 15–2 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Denmark Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Antonius Ariantho
Indonesia Denny Kantono
8–15, 15–5, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Korea Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
6–15, 15–11, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Swiss Open Denmark Thomas Lund England Simon Archer
England Chris Hunt
15–6, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 Russian Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Rudy Wijaya
15–8, 11–15, 17–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 China Open Denmark Thomas Lund China Huang Zhanzhong
China Jiang Xin
8–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 German Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Ade Sutrisna
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
15–8, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 Denmark Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Rudy Wijaya
16–17, 15–5, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 Swiss Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
Indonesia Dicky Purwotsugiono
15–12, 18–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 German Open Denmark Thomas Lund Indonesia Seng Kok Kiong
Indonesia Victo Wibowo
15–11, 11–15, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 All England Open Denmark Michael Søgaard South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kang Kyung-jin
11–15, 16–17 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Russian Open Denmark Michael Søgaard Denmark Thomas Stavngaard
Denmark Jim Laugesen
15–9, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Denmark Open Denmark Michael Søgaard Denmark Jens Eriksen
Denmark Jesper Larsen
14–17, 15–8, 18–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner