14th of December 1976 in Aalborg
: two children: Nanna (born October 13th, 2004) and Alma (born October 10th, 2008)
Music, Wine, Football (Liverpool FC), cooking
: Danish, English, German
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2010 - European Champion (5th), Copenhagen Masters (10th)
2009 - Korea Open (4th)
2008 - Denmark Open (3th), French Open, Copenhagen Masters
2007 - Malaysia Open (2th), 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, All-England Open, Japan Open (2th), Word GP-Final
1998 - Japan Open, Swiss Open, Danish Open, Malaysian Open, European Ch.
1997 - German Open, Taiwan Open, Hong Kong Open
1995 - Scottish Open, European-Junior-Champion in MS and MD
1994 - World-Junior-Champion in MD
Medals at World Championships: 1 x Silver (2001) and 4 x Bronze (1999, 2005, 2010 and 2011)
European Champion in 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).
IBF World Badminton Player of the year 1998
Special Award of the DBF 2006
Kulturministeriets Idrętspris 2012
Peter Gade: Superstar
Peter Gade may be the most popular badmintonplayer in the world. He entered sport's History thanks to his All-England title in 1999 and his five european crowns in the men`s single event. The Dane topped the worldranking during the years 1998 until 2001. And with his 24 Grand-Prix/Superseries titles, Peter Gade remains one of the most successful players of all times, who is still very active in the International cir-cuit.
But Peter is not only a top player. He also has a special dedication to promote his sport and has been involved with many activities to develop the sport amongst youngsters. And his fair-play spirit is a well known fact all over the world.