“The Legends’ Vision” comes to Copenhagen
Date: 9/24/2015 10:18 AM
Published by : Jimmy Andersen
The badminton legends Lin Dan, Taufik Hidayat, Lee Chong Wei and Peter Gade, are coming to Denmark with “The Legends' Vision supported by Yonex”.

Four of the world's biggest badminton stars; Lin Dan, Taufik Hidayat, Lee Chong Wei and Peter Gade, are coming to Denmark with “The Legends' Vision World Tour”, which takes place on the 11th of October 2015 in the Solrød Hall as the only place in Europe.

“The Legends' Vision” is hosted in four countries; China, Indonesia, Denmark and Malaysia. The first event was held in May in Beijing, China, the second in August in Jakarta, Indonesia, and in Copenhagen in October and the tour ends in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December.

Lin Dan, Taufik Hidayat, Peter Gade and Lee Chong Wei have won the greatest titles in badminton; together they have won three Olympic gold medals, six World Championships and nine All England titles - now they want to give something back to the sport.

The purpose of “The Legends' Vision” is to inspire the younger generation thus increasing the awareness and popularity of badminton across the globe. The four badminton legends want to spread the joy of the sport through exhibition matches. 

CEO of Scansport/Yonex Denmark, Benni Holst Andersen, said: "It's once in a lifetime that we can present “The Legends' Vision” in Denmark - and we are very proud that exactly Denmark has been chosen as host and as the only country in Europe."

The event starts with the four legends participating in a talk show where they talk about their vision, their view of the badminton sport and its future, and how they want to be involved in shaping the sport future wise.

In the second part of the event the legends play exhibition matches against one another and with selected junior players to give the young people a chance of trying their skills against some of badminton’s greatest players ever. They are providing engaging demonstrations and are sharing their unique skills on court; providing the younger generation with an insight into what it takes to reach the top.

11:30        Welcome speech and introduction of “The Legends' Vision”
12:00        Talk show
14:30        Introduction of “The Legends' Vision” Event
15.00        Matches; singles and doubles

During the event there will be plenty of spectator activities including the opportunity to have pictures taken with the badminton legends.

Tickets will soon be available on for a price of DKK 60,- incl. fee, which all go to charity.

For further information please contact:
CEO Scansport/Yonex, Benni Holst Andersen, +45 40306090, 

For press/press accreditations please contact:
CEO f.reklame, Mads H. Frederiksen, +45 3312 7244,
Press release by Scansport/Yonex Denmark
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