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Blichfeldt: They give me energy
Date: 1/31/2020 1:30 PM
Published by : Emilie Sommer (BEC)

In an exclusive interview with Mia Blichfeldt, the world number 13 in women’s singles, we get to know the Dane even better.  

As a professional badminton player, you spend a lot of time practicing and travelling the world playing tournaments in order to become the best possible player. Mia Blichfeldt has around 12 practice sessions during a week, so there is not a lot of spare time. But when training or travelling are not on the schedule, what does Blichfeldt like to do?

- I like to be creative like painting, baking and cooking food and hanging out with my friends. I think it is important to get out of the “badminton bubble” sometimes, Blichfeldt said. 

- I really enjoy spending time with my friends, family and boyfriend – they give me energy and recharge my batteries so I can perform as good as I can, she continued. 

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If it was not badminton, then what?

When you are playing badminton every day and do it for a living, it can be hard to see yourself doing anything else. We asked Blichfeldt if she knew what she would do, if she was not playing badminton. 

- That is a difficult question to answer, because I really do not know. Hopefully I would be doing something that challenges me and makes me happy – like badminton right now, she stated. 

Click here to go to Mia Blichfeldt’s YouTube channel and get to know more about her. 

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