Michael Kjeldsen
Personal information
CountryDenmark
Born (1962-11-13) 13 November 1962 (age 59)
Hammel, Region Midtjylland, Denmark[1]
HandednessRight
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Denmark
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Calgary Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Beijing Men's doubles
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Bangkok Men's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Jakarta Mixed team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1988 Kristiansand Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Uppsala Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Kristiansand Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Uppsala Men's doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 1986 Uppsala Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1988 Kristiansand Mixed team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1981 Edinburgh Boys' singles
Gold medal – first place 1981 Edinburgh Boys' doubles
Gold medal – first place 1979 Mülheim an der Ruhr Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1981 Edinburgh Mixed team
BWF profile

Michael Kjeldsen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈmiˌkʰɛˀl ˈkʰelˀsn̩]; born 1962) is a retired male badminton player from Denmark. He is now 1st team coach in The elite club Måløv Badminton Club (MBC). MBC has started their season with two well played matches with Mister Kjeldsen as their coach.

Career

He won the bronze medal at the 1985 IBF World Championships in men's doubles with Mark Christensen. He won men's doubles at the European Badminton Championships in 1988 with Jens Peter Nierhoff.

Later life

Kjeldsen has been head coach of the elite teams in Måløv Badminton Club (MBC) since 2019.[2]

Achievements

World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1985 Olympic Saddledome, Calgary, Canada Denmark Mark Christiansen China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
16–18, 18–14, 3–15
Bronze
Bronze
1987 Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing, China Denmark Jens Peter Nierhoff China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
4–15, 4–15
Bronze
Bronze

World Cup

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1988 National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand Denmark Jens Peter Nierhoff Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
6–15, 7–15
Bronze
Bronze

IBF World Grand Prix

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1984 German Open Denmark Claus Andersen 15–8, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1984 Canada Open Indonesia Sigit Pamungkas 15–12, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1985 Dutch Open Netherlands Pierre Pelupessy 15–8, 15–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1985 Malaysia Open Malaysia Misbun Sidek 16–18, 6–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1986 German Open Denmark Morten Frost 4–15, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1986 Denmark Open Denmark Morten Frost 9–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1987 Scottish Open Denmark Jens Peter Nierhoff 15–11, 9–15, 4–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 Poona Open Denmark Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen 10–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1984 Dutch Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Scotland Billy Gilliland
England Dipak Tailor
15–9, 7–15, 18–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1984 Scandinavian Open Denmark Mark Christiansen China Zhang Qiang
China Zhou Jincan
15–17, 15–13, 15–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1985 Hong Kong Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Denmark Steen Fladberg
Denmark Jesper Helledie
8–15, 15–7, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1985 Chinese Taipei Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Indonesia Rudy Heryanto
Indonesia Hariamanto Kartono
17–18, 15–8, 17–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1985 Dutch Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Denmark Steen Fladberg
Denmark Jesper Helledie
8–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1985 All England Open Denmark Mark Christiansen South Korea Kim Moon-soo
South Korea Park Joo-bong
15–7, 10–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1985 Thailand Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Indonesia Rudy Heryanto
Indonesia Bobby Ertanto
9–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1985 Scottish Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Scotland Billy Gilliland
Scotland Dan Travers
15–2, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1987 Scandinavian Open Denmark Jens Peter Nierhoff China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
2–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1987 Scottish Open Denmark Jens Peter Nierhoff Wales Chris Rees
Wales Lyndon Williams
15–4, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1988 Poona Open Denmark Jens Peter Nierhoff Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
Malaysia Ong Beng Teong
15–10, 10–15, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1988 Dutch Open Denmark Jens Peter Nierhoff Indonesia Eddy Hartono
Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
15–12, 7–15, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Scottish Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Denmark Max Gandrup
Denmark Thomas Lund
15–7, 6–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1990 Chinese Taipei Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Denmark Max Gandrup
Denmark Thomas Lund
15–9, 16–17, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 German Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Malaysia Rahman Sidek
Malaysia Ong Ewe Chye
14–17, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1990 Scottish Open Denmark Mark Christiansen Sweden Jan-Eric Antonsson
Sweden Pär-Gunnar Jönsson
15–13, 10–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "Michael Kjeldsen bliver sportschef i Højbjerg". Badminton Bladet (in Danish). 4 February 2015. Archived from the original on 5 April 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Nucgaek Jhekdsen bliver cheftræner i KBK". badmintonbladet.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 8 November 2017.