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Viktor Axelsen

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Viktor Axelsen (born 4 January 1994) is a Danish badminton player who is the current number one ranked men's singles player in the world. He is a two-time World Championship gold medalist, defeating Lin Dan in 2017 final and Kunlavut Vitidsarn in 2022 final. He is also the reigning Olympic Champion, having won at the 2020 event. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viktor Axelsen has received more than 1,966,840 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Viktor Axelsen is the 8th most popular badminton player (up from 18th in 2019), the 610th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 650th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Danish Badminton Player.

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Among badminton players, Viktor Axelsen ranks 8 out of 81Before him are Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan, Susi Susanti, Peter Gade, Taufik Hidayat, and Park Joo-bong. After him are Carolina Marín, Alan Budikusuma, Chen Long, Prakash Padukone, Hendrawan, and Zhang Ning.

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Among people born in 1994, Viktor Axelsen ranks 88Before him are Denis Suárez, Jordi El Niño Polla, Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan, Taissa Farmiga, Park Jin-young, and Raúl de Tomás. After him are Lucy Boynton, Rúben Semedo, Wendy, Viktor Fischer, Pau López, and Takuma Asano.

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Among people born in Denmark, Viktor Axelsen ranks 610 out of 893Before him are Pia Tafdrup (1952), Jesper Kyd (1972), Jes Høgh (1966), Poul Ruders (1949), Martin Laursen (1977), and Ida Corr (1977). After him are Anja Andersen (1969), Nikolaj Arcel (1972), Viktor Fischer (1994), Gert Frank (1956), Prince Christian of Denmark (2005), and Thomas Sørensen (1976).


Among badminton players born in Denmark, Viktor Axelsen ranks 2Before him are Peter Gade (1976). After him are Camilla Martin (1974), Jens Eriksen (1969), Carsten Mogensen (1983), Jan Ø. Jørgensen (1987), Christinna Pedersen (1986), Joachim Fischer Nielsen (1978), Kamilla Rytter Juhl (1983), Mathias Boe (1980), and Mette Schjoldager (1977).

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