Poul-Erik Nielsen
Personal information
Country Denmark

Poul-Erik Nielsen is a former Danish badminton player. He was a doubles specialist winning three All England titles with partners Erland Kops, Finn Kobberø and Inge Birgit Hansen and reached five more finals.[1] He has four National titles to his name and was capped 33 times by Denmark from 1954 to 1964. He is the elder brother of Knud Aage Nielsen another notable badminton player.[2]

Achievements

International tournaments

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1958 All England Denmark Erland Kops Denmark Finn Kobberø
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen
15–7, 11–15, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1962 German Open Denmark Erland Kops Denmark Finn Kobberø
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen
7–15, 13–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1963 German Open Denmark Erland Kops Denmark Henning Borch
Denmark Jørgen Mortensen
15–5, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1964 German Open Denmark Erland Kops Denmark Finn Kobberø
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen
15–3, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1964 All England Denmark Erland Kops Denmark Finn Kobberø
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen
6–15, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Medal Record at the All England Badminton Championships

[3]

Medal Year Event
Gold medal – first place 1958 Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1959 Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1960 Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1960 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1961 Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1962 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1964 Men's doubles

References

  1. ^ Davis, Pat (1983). Guinness Book of Badminton. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-271-X.
  2. ^ "Poul-Erik Nielsen". Badminton Denmark.
  3. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.