Sunday, 25 September 2011

Juliane Schenk Badminton Star Profile,Bio & Photos 2011

Juliane Schenk
Born:   November 26, 1982
Occupation:   Serves in the Army
Marital status:   Single
Club name:   EBT Berlin: Berlin, Germany
Handed:   Right ( 31/01/08)
Language spoken:   German, English

Juliane Schenk (born 26 November 1982 in Krefeld) is a female badminton player from Germany.

In 2001 she won the European Junior Championships in women's singles. 2003 saw her win the women doubles with Nicole Grether in two tournaments; the Irish International and the Bitburg Open.

Schenk played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics, losing in women's singles to Tracey Hallam of Great Britain in the round of 32. Besides that she won the German championship in the women doubles with Nicole for the first time.

She also competed in women's doubles with partner Nicole Grether. They defeated Michelle Edwards and Chantal Botts of South Africa in the first round but were defeated by Ann-Lou Jørgensen and Rikke Olsen of Denmark in the round of 16.

She won the bronze medal at the 2008 European Badminton Championships.

In 2008 Schenk competed in the Beijing Olympics. She narrowly lost her first round match against Indonesian Maria Kristin Yulianti who later succeeded to win the bronze medal.

Schenk nearly reached a bronze medal in the World Championship in Hyderabad in women's singles but lost to French Pi Hongyan in the final set 19:21. It would have been another medal for German women after the shared bronze medals of Xu Huaiwen and Petra Overzier in 2006.

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