Björn Joppien

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Björn Joppien
Personal information
Born (1981-01-30) January 30, 1981 (age 42)
Langenfeld, West Germany
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb; 13.4 st)
Years active1997–2009
CoachXu Yan Wang
Men's singles
Highest ranking8
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Germany
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Geneva Men's singles
European Mixed Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Geneva Mixed team
European Men's Team Championships
Silver medal – second place 2006 Thessalonica Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Almere Men's team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Glasgow Boys' singles
Gold medal – first place 1999 Glasgow Mixed team
BWF profile

Björn Joppien (born January 30, 1981) is a male badminton player from Germany.


Joppien played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's singles, defeating Kasperi Salo of Finland in the first round. In the round of 16, Joppien was defeated by Ronald Susilo of Singapore.[1]

In 2007 Joppien won the Men's Singles at the German National Badminton Championships.

In 2010 Joppien retired from professional Badminton because he had recurrent back problems.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Björn Joppien". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-04.

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