Jan O JORGENSEN
Place of Birth: Aalborg, Denmark
Current Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark
Language(s): English, Danish
International Debut: 2005 Denmark Open
Professional Since: When i moved from Svenstrup to Aalborg playing in the next best league in Denmark - I was 16 years old.
National Team Member: 2005
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Lost in 1/16 to Lee Hyun Ill"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"Started at age 4. My mom and dad played, and I loved the game from the first hit! Right now I enjoy the kick you get out of practicing hard and reaching your goals - and the freedom."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex - Voltric 80 E-Tune"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"Winner Denmark Open 2012, Winner Danish Nationals 2012, Runner-up China Open 2009, Runner-up European Championships 2010, Winner French Open 2013, Winner Indonesia Open 2014, Runner-up All England 2015, Winner German Open 2015, World Championship Bronze medalist 2015"
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"European Player Of The Year 2013 and 2014."
"I wanna influence people and promote badminton in the best possible way."