Nettie Nielsen
Personal information
CountryDenmark
Born (1964-07-23) July 23, 1964 (age 57)
Roskilde, Sjælland, Denmark
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Denmark
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Bangkok Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Macau Women's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Copenhagen Mixed team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1988 Kristiansand Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1986 Uppsala Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1988 Kristiansand Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1990 Moscow Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1990 Moscow Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1986 Uppsala Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Böblingen Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Böblingen Mixed team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1981 Edinburgh Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 1981 Edinburgh Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1981 Edinburgh Girls' singles

Nettie Nielsen (born 23 July 1964) is a retired female badminton player from Denmark.

European & Danish titles

Nielsen won the gold medal at the 1988 and 1990 European Badminton Championships in women's doubles with Dorte Kjaer.[1] She took a silver medal in the girls singles event at the European Junior Badminton Championships in 1981. Together with compatriot Dorte Kjaer she won the European juniors girls doubles title in 1981. In 1983 they became the Danish National ladies doubles champions for the first time. Together they won the Danish National Badminton Championships a total of six times (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 & 1990).

Other International titles

Nettie Nielsen won the ladies singles title of the German Open in 1983.

Nettie Nielsen and Dorte Kjaer won a bronze medal in Women's doubles at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul when badminton was an exhibition sport. Nettie Nielsen was the Nordic ladies singles champion in 1982. She also won the Nordic badminton Championships in Women's doubles in 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988 with Dorte Kjaer. Together they won the Scottish Open twice in 1985 & 1986. Nettie Nielsen won her first big Open title in mixed doubles with Morten Frost in 1983 at the Scottish Open. With Jesper Knudsen she won the Nordic badminton mixed doubles titles in 1987 & 1988 and Grand Prix titles at the Dutch Open in 1988 and Danish Opens in 1988 and 1989. They were also runners-up in the mixed doubles at the All England Open 1988.

Achievements

IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1985 Scottish Open Denmark Dorte Kjær Sweden Maria Bengtsson
Sweden Christine Magnussen
15–13, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1986 Scottish Open Denmark Dorte Kjær England Gillian Clark
England Gillian Gowers
15–8, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1986 Carlton-Intersport-Cup Denmark Dorte Kjær England Gillian Clark
England Gillian Gowers
9–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 World Grand Prix Finals Denmark Dorte Kjær Indonesia Rosiana Tendean
Indonesia Erma Sulistianingsih
15–11, 16–18, 16–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1990 Dutch Open Denmark Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen Sweden Maria Bengtsson
Sweden Christine Magnussen
15–9, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Denmark Open England Gillian Gowers Indonesia Finarsih
Indonesia Lili Tampi
15–7, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Swedish Open England Gillian Clark Sweden Maria Bengtsson
Sweden Catrine Bengtsson
13–15, 15–9, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Finnish Open England Gillian Clark China Pan Li
China Wu Yuhong
15–9, 14–17, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Malaysia Open England Gillian Clark South Korea Hwang Hye-young
South Korea Chung So-young
10–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Denmark Open Denmark Jesper Knudsen England Martin Dew
England Gillian Gilks
10–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1986 Scottish Open Denmark Jesper Knudsen England Andy Goode
England Fiona Elliott
15–9, 3–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1988 All England Open Denmark Jesper Knudsen China Wang Pengren
China Shi Fangjing
9–15, 13–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1988 Dutch Open Denmark Jesper Knudsen Denmark Henrik Svarrer
Denmark Dorte Kjær
15–7, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1988 Denmark Open Denmark Jesper Knudsen Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
Indonesia Lilik Sudarwati
15–7, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Denmark Open Denmark Jesper Knudsen Sweden Pär-Gunnar Jönsson
Sweden Maria Bengtsson
15–6, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 Scottish Open Denmark Jesper Knudsen Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Grete Mogensen
2–15, 13–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1983 German Open Denmark Kirsten Larsen 11–12, 11–3, 11–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Scottish Open Denmark Morten Frost Netherlands Rob Ridder
Netherlands Marjan Ridder
15–9, 6–15, 15–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1985 Welsh International Denmark Jesper Knudsen
1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

References