It is the Danish TV2 who announces to Joachim Persson-off in the 18 months from all activities in badminton. According to the International badmintonförbundet has 35-year-old on two occasions violated the rules around betting and anomalous results.
which was played in 2014 and 2017. Persson says to the newspaper Ekstrabladet that he is neither convicted or accused of matchfixning.
– In the first case, I have not reported that I was asked by a malaysian player, who wondered if I wanted to lose the first set. I said no and won the match 2-0, said Persson to the paper and continues:
– In the second case I reported is not a mexican who had joked about a doubles match that he would play against a pair from one of the badmintonens developing countries. I told him to never joke about such things, " says Persson.
He claims that he was later told about the event for International badmintonförbundet and that now he is very disappointed that you created a case against him 1.5 years later.
but has recently been in India as a trainer. He belonged to a long time Denmark's best player and has several times been european champion in the team.
It is far from the first matchfixningsincidenten in badminton. At the OLYMPICS in London in 2012 closed eight players of the after that one has not done their best.
In the last year was the malaysian players Tan Chun Seang and Zulfadli Zulkiffli are turned off in 15 and 20 years, respectively.