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Viktor Axelsen

Discussion in 'Denmark Professional Players' started by LD rules!, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. Baddyforall

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    Yep. I heard AA saying in an interview that he is the next big thing for Denmark. I was like "What ?".

    Very confident.

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  2. Petersen

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    He he he YUP same here, and he keep going on :) even in prime broadcasting hours ! atypically behaviour for a Dane where the so-called Jantelov still exist,, if you think big do it quiet very quiet

    BTW Posted a retro Video under sub Peter Rasmussen >> Nicknamed the white China-man due to his Asian style with swift footwork and jump smash- Probably the first in Europe to succeed with the style
     
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    LOL, 'Chinaman' is an insult.
     
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    Also white China-man ? I mean here it actual reefer to the Chinese skill,, well we know what happen when Lucifer read in the Bible ;)
     
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    Okay. Kiss now?
     
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    I thought VA can last quite long, despite his "lack of stamina" judging from his last few matches.
    If he can minimize his unforced errors, he is tough to beat. :D
     
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    That milestone in Viktor's carreer must be worth a dedicated post:

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    Been years in the making, but thoroughly deserved.
     
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    Glad to see that he finally overcame his ultimate opponent... himself.
     
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    Congratulations to VA.
    The current WR#1 and World Champion.
     
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    Excerpt from badmintonplanet
    http://www.badmintonplanet.com/badm...ens-sponsorship-deals-are-worth-millions.html

    The Denmark badminton superstar has a brand value of several millions a year, the amount by which his endorsement income exceeds the prize money he earned through the tournament.



    I wonder on what implication this will bring for the world of badminton, of course besides the increase of popularity.
    Well, it was 'only' 1 world championship. Looks like he live in the right era.
    How about Nozomi who also won the championship with 'one of the greatest match ever'?
    Will this make international badminton a little bit more individualistic than national association based?
    What is the impact then towards personal success and national success (SC and TUC, or overall olympic medal table)?
     
  12. Petersen

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    Part 1.

     
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    Axelsen I seen he really improve for the past 3 years , his moment foot work ance coverage , including smashes has improved greatly . He seem unstoppable now.
     
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    Viktor is what badminton need right now. With our previous generation superstars on the decline, VA has stepped in with all the crucial elements to capture the heart of fans. A good looking boy, great happy personality, good sportsman, great badminton play, and smart dude too, not many people can learn Chinese, it is a tough language, he captures the huge contingent of Chinese fans as a result too I am sure.

    Now what he needs is a nemesis and we will have another era similar to Lin/Lee.
     
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    Waiting impatiently for Momota to get back into SS events...
     
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    I am not sure if Momota is the one. He still have to prove himself. I don't think his style of play will be able to keep up with the current Viktor.
     
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    I am waiting as well for him to play one of the top guns whom he did not beat yet. First he has to prove others.
    Almost all the current top 10 has beaten at least one of the top 3(LCW, Chen Long, Lindan).
    What he has to say?.
    According to me, calling Kento , nemesis of Victor is very very too early.
    Current top 20 is very very strong. He has to work hard even to beat them.
    International challenge, series, GP, GPG level is very low compared to Super series. If he comes there, he has to meet current top 10 in the early rounds. I wanna see how he performs before coming to any conclusion.



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    Not currently, but perhaps if and when he peaks again in the run up to Tokyo 2020. Momota is really the only one who can even come close to matching Viktor.
     
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    Can even come close to ?

    This itself hypothetical situation. Because if you ask Victor he may tell you who are all current threats to him.

    There are so many whom he feels as threat to him. Chen long, Lindan, old Lee Chong wei , current srikanth kidambi .

    Whenever he has beaten them , in the post match interview he used" I was lucky and you know how good he is" phrase. He did not use those words for all others in the recent past. That means, he is not certain how the match will go before entering court to meet these guys I mentioned.

    Again I am telling you. Tokyo is far away in terms of badminton is concerned. All these guys will peak at that time. Many more top 50 will also peak at that time. Will be a great treat to watch fighting it out for some place.


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    #560 Baddyforall, Oct 15, 2017 at 11:08 PM
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