Stefaan De Rijcke

badminton

Date of birth:
1 December 1972
Location:
Gent
Length:
1.88 m
Game Disciplines:
MD and MX and still enjoying singles
Partner(s):
not a fixed one
Racket Type:
Nanospeed 8000
Coach(es):
  • TSD youth and upcoming talent in 2 Flanders
Sponsors:
  • the only true one... YONEX
Occupation / Education:
European Sales and Product Manager

RANKING

Highest place national ranking:
  • 3 in MD and 3 in MXD
Highest place world ranking:
  • 110
National performance:
Almost every year in youth series all titles and as Senior Player many semi-finals, finals - Once Belgium Champion in MD and MXD
International performance:
Many participations at international tournements. Best results were made in group tournements as Finlandia Cup, Thomas Cup,...
Best performance ever:
1/8 European Championship U 18 Budapest
Favorite tournament:
Tournements in Pressbaum (Austria)
Club competition:
Pluimplukkers

EXTRA

Traininghours per week:
In the past 4 and the weekends
First acquaintance:
1979
Selected for the national team in:
1984
Ambition:
Teach the Fingerspitzengefühl to the youngsters
Strongest characteristic as player:
Technically skilled and quite a lot of power
If i would not be a badminton player than:
I would have been professional whale fischer (potvisser)
Best characteristic:
Always in a good mood
Worst characteristic:
White or black - grey does not exist
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