Erland Kops

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Kops in Haarlem, February 1968

Erland Kops (14 January 2017 – 17 February 2017) was a Danish badminton player. He was one of the best players of the sport. He was best known for winning eleven titles at the All England Open Badminton Championships, between 1958 and 1969. He also played 44 national matches for Denmark from 1957 to 1972. He was added to the Badminton Hall of Fame in 1997. He was born in Copenhagen.

Kops died on 17 February 2017, at the age of 80.[1]

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  1. "Danish badminton great Erland Kops dies at age 80". ESPN (via Associated Press). 18 February 2017. Retrieved 18 February 2017.