We have a legacy that we would like to pass on to the world, to encourage more people to play and enjoy badminton – that is our Legends Vision.
Place of Birth: Aalborg, Denmark
Current Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark
Language(s): English, Danish
International Debut: 1994
Professional Since: When I was 6-7 years old I started playing tournaments, in 1982.
National Team Member: 1995
With 24 Grand Prix/Super Series titles, including the Yonex Open Japan in 1998 and five European Singles Champion titles, Denmark’s Peter Gade is one of the most successful badminton players in the history of the sport. He topped the men’s world rankings from 1998 until 2001, winning his first Yonex All England Open title in 1999.
A master of the deceptive shot, his agility and speed Peter is a legend of the sport. An outstanding ambassador and role model for aspiring players Peter has been closely connected to Gentofte Badminton Club in Copenhagen, the base of the Peter Gade Academy.