Hans-Kristian VITTINGHUS is a Danish badminton player who represented Denmark in the men's single event at the London Olympics 2012. As a junior he won 4 junior national titles- 2 in singles in 2003 and 2005 and 2 in men's doubles in 1999 and 2003. He was part of the Danish Under 19 national team that won the gold medal at the Under 19 European Team Championships. He also won a bronze medal in the individual event in men's singles. After graduating to a senior level player in 2005, he won his first international title in November 2006, beating former world no. 1, M. Roslin Hashim in the final of the Norwegian International Championships. Following this he has won the title two more times- in 2009 and 2010. He also won the Turkiye International in 2007, Dutch International in 2008, Spanish Open in 2009 and Irish International in 2010. He has procured gold madal twice at the European Men's Team Championships. He was awarded a silver medal at the Bitburger Open GP Gold 2010. He is sponsored by Carlton, but has played with the world biggest badminton brand Yonex.