About Peter Gade

Peter Gade was born December 14, 1976 in Aalborg, Denmark and is a former Danish professional badminton player. Gade made his mark in badminton history through his All England Open Badminton Championships singles title in 1999 and his five European Championships crowns in the men's singles event, as well as topping the world rankings from 1998 to 2001. With his 22 Grand-Prix titles, he has become one of the sport's most successful players. On June 22, 2006, he briefly recaptured the number one spot in the world rankings again, beating Lin Dan at his homecourt in China.

Results

Highest world ranking: 1 (1998-2001) (2006)

2010 - European Champion, Copenhagen Masters
2009 - Korea Open
2008 - Denmark Open, YONEX French Open, Copenhagen Masters
2007 - Malaysia Open, Copenhagen Masters
2006 - European Champion, Singapore Open, Copenhagen Masters
2005 - Korea Open, Copenhagen Masters
2004 - European Champion, Copenhagen Masters
2002 - US Open, Copenhagen Masters
2001 - Copenhagen Masters, Korea Open
2000 - Korea Open, Danish Open, Taiwan Open, European Champion, Copenhagen Masters
1999 - Ipoh Masters, Copenhagen Masters, YONEX All England Open, Japan Open, IBF Word Grand Prix Final
1998 - Japan Open, Swiss Open, Danish Open, Malaysian Open, European Ch.
1997 - YONEX German Open, Taiwan Open, Hong Kong Open
1995 - Scottish Open, European-Junior-Champion in MS
1994 - World Junior Champion in men’s doubles

Medals at World Championships: Silver (2001) and Bronze (1999, 2005, 2010, 2011)
European Champion in the men's singles: 1998, 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2010 (5)
Danish National Champion: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011 (10)

Copenhagen Masters Champion: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 (10)

1998 - IBF World Badminton Player of the year


2006 - Special Award of Badminton Denmark

2018 - Hall of Fame Badminton Europe

2016 - Sportens Hall of Fame (DIF)