Kirsten Thorndahl
Personal information
Country Denmark
Born(1928-04-09)9 April 1928
Died21 September 2007(2007-09-21) (aged 79)
Medal record
Representing  Denmark
Women's badminton
Uber Cup
Silver medal – second place 1957 Lancashire Team
Silver medal – second place 1960 Philadelphia Team

Kirsten Thorndahl (also known as Kirsten Granlund) (9 April 1928 – 21 September 2007) was a Danish badminton player.[1] She became the first player to become All England champion in all three categories: women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles. She reached the All England final 17 times and represented Denmark at the Uber Cup.

Medal record at the All England Badminton Championships

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Medal Year Event
Silver medal – second place 1947 Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 1947 Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1947 Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1948 Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 1948 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1948 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1949 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1950 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1951 Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1951 Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1955 Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1957 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1957 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1959 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1960 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1960 Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1961 Mixed doubles

References

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  1. ^ "Kirsten Thorndahl". Badminton Denmark.
  2. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.