Copenhagen: A baby is in Viktor Axelsen’s future.
The 2020 All England champion and 2017 World Champion took to his social media on Thursday to announce that he and his girlfriend, Natalia Koch Rohde, are expecting a child together in fall of 2020.
In his social media post, Axelsen said:
“Hi everyone. I’m happy to finally share some great news with you. My girlfriend and I are expecting a baby girl this autumn. We are very excited and we just can’t wait to get to know the little one. I hope all of you are doing well despite this special time in the world. Stay safe.
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The 26-year-old Axelsen and Rohde have been trying to keep their relationship somewhat low profile.
Rohde was also a Danish badminton player. The 24-year-old was a member of the Denmark team that won the 2015 and 2017 European Mixed Team Badminton Championships and she was also part of the team that won the 2016, 2018 European Championship Women’s team championships.