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Badmintonchef: Fewer Danish medaljechancer for the OLYMPICS

the Danish badminton has a tradition of winning medals at the OLYMPICS, but it will be harder to get medals home from the olympics in Tokyo in 2020.

It assesses the elite - and the team he will play in the Badminton Denmark, Jens Meibom, after several of the Danish doubles the last time to have stopped the cooperation or the career.

- We are pressed in relation to deliver the medals for the OLYMPICS in 2020. We are clear with fewer chances than we did in 2016, and 2012. It is factual, and we must try to navigate, " says Meibom to Jyllands-Posten.

on Tuesday announced Christinna Pedersen, that she set his career on top, which means that the mixed doubles-his partner, Mathias Christiansen, stands without a partner.

Christinna Pedersen won the OLYMPIC silver three years ago in Rio in the women's doubles with Kamilla Rytter Juhl, who stopped his career last year because of pregnancy.

in Addition, the experienced duo in men's doubles with Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen gone each to his own, and found together with other companions. In 2012 they won the Boe and Mogensen OLYMPIC silver in London.

The best medaljechancer is currently in the united states, where Denmark stands with several strong names, among other things, the former world champion Viktor Axelsen.

Elite - and the team he will play for Jens Meibom looks of the soil in talentudviklingen, so in the longer term, he believes that the Danish badmintons olympic opportunities in doublerne looks promising.

- I am proud over the development of the young players have had in recent years. But in the short term, it's probably not quite enough to replace the few that stopped.

on the other hand, we hope to be similarly strong for the OLYMPICS in 2024, he says.

the Danish badminton won two medals - a silver and a bronze at the OLYMPICS in Rio. The same was the case at the OLYMPICS in London in 2012.

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