Jonas Rasmussen
Personal information
CountryDenmark
Born (1977-10-28) 28 October 1977 (age 44)
Aarhus, Denmark
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Denmark
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Birmingham Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Birmingham Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Madrid Men's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Silver medal – second place 2011 Qingdao Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Beijing Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Eindhoven Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 2006 Tokyo/Sendai Men's team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Jakarta Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Wuhan Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Guangzhou Men's team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Manchester Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2008 Herning Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2004 Geneva Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Geneva Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Malmö Men's doubles
European Men's Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Amsterdam Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Warsaw Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Thessalonica Men's team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Nitra Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Nitra Boys' doubles
Silver medal – second place 1995 Nitra Mixed doubles
BWF profile

Jonas Rasmussen (born 28 October 1977 in Aarhus) is a retired badminton player from Denmark.

Career

With his men's doubles partner Lars Paaske he won the 2003 IBF World Championships defeating Indonesian pair Candra Wijaya and Sigit Budiarto in the gold medal match and the All England Super Series 2010 defeating compatriots Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen. Rasmussen also competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with Paaske. They had a bye in the first round, then were defeated in the round of 16 by Yim Bang-eun and Kim Yong-hyun of Korea.

He also competed in mixed doubles with partner Rikke Olsen. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Daniel Shirley and Sara Petersen of New Zealand in the second. In the quarterfinals, Rasmussen and Olsen beat Kim Dong-moon and Ra Kyung-min of Korea 17–14, 15–8 to advance to the semifinals. There, they lost to Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms of Great Britain 15–6, 15–12. In the bronze medal match, they were defeated by fellow Danish pair Jens Eriksen and Mette Schjoldager 15–5, 15–5 to finish fourth place.

He won the gold medal at the 2008 European Badminton Championships in men's doubles with Lars Paaske.[1] With the retirement of Lars Paaske after the 2010 BWF World Championships in Paris, He is now pairing with another Danish player, Mads Conrad-Petersen.[2]

Achievements

World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England Denmark Lars Paaske Indonesia Candra Wijaya
Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
15–7, 13–15, 15–13
Gold
Gold
2006 Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid,

Madrid, Spain

Denmark Lars Paaske England Robert Blair
England Anthony Clark
21–23, 21–17, 17–21
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
2000 German Open Denmark Michael Lamp Denmark Jim Laugesen
Denmark Michael Søgaard
17–16, 10–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2001 German Open Denmark Michael Lamp Denmark Jim Laugesen
Denmark Michael Søgaard
1–7, 1–7, 7–3, 4–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 German Open Denmark Lars Paaske Denmark Jim Laugesen
Denmark Michael Søgaard
10–15, 15–9, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Singapore Open Denmark Lars Paaske Denmark Jens Eriksen
Denmark Martin Lundgaard Hansen
9–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 China Open Denmark Lars Paaske Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
Malaysia Lee Wan Wah
15–12, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Denmark Open Denmark Lars Paaske Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
15–6, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 All England Open Denmark Lars Paaske China Fu Haifeng
China Cai Yun
10–15, 6–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Thailand Open Denmark Lars Paaske South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Jae-jin
11–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Denmark Open Denmark Lars Paaske Malaysia Chan Chong Ming
Malaysia Koo Kien Keat
6–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Denmark Open Denmark Lars Paaske Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
18–21, 21–10, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

References

  1. ^ "2008 European Championships winners". tournamentsoftware.com. Archived from the original on 2018-09-30. Retrieved 2008-04-21.
  2. ^ Sachetat, Raphael. "NEW PAIRING – Mads Conrad-Petersen and Jonas Rasmussen". Badzine. Retrieved 18 May 2020.