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THYGESEN Sara
Denmark
DEN
SaraThygesen
Date of Birth20/01/1991 - VEJLE (DEN)
Age24
Height168 cm/5'6"
Weight65kg/143lbs
GenderW
Medals
  • 1
  • 0
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Profile

Nickname-
School, universitySyddansk Universitet Odense, Denmark
Started competing2005
Language(s) spokenDanish (native), English
Club nameOdense Badminton Klub
CoachLars Uhre (head coach), Lennart Engler (club coach)
Hobbies

Spending time with friends, watching movies.

Major sporting achievements

2015 European Mixed Team Championships – 1st
2014 Ireland Open Challenge – 1st. 2014 Scottish Open Grand Prix, mixed doubles – silver
2012 NCh, mixed doubles, 1st

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2012 NCh, mixed doubles – 1st
2015 European Mixed Team Championships – 1st

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

When she was 13, Sara realised that she was good at badminton and had to decide to choose between that sport and soccer. She is content with her choice and hopes to bring back a medal from Baku.

Please note biographical data has been provided in collaboration with NOCs and edited by BEGOC.
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