1981 All England Open Badminton Championships

The 1981 John Player All England Open Badminton Championships was the 71st edition of the event. It was held between March 25 and March 29, 1981, in London.

1981 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates25 March 1981 (1981-03-25)
29 March 1981 (1981-03-29)
Edition71st
VenueWembley Arena
LocationLondon
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Final resultsEdit

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles   Liem Swie King   Prakash Padukone 11-15, 15–4, 15–6
Women's singles   Hwang Sun-ai   Lene Køppen 11–1, 11–2
Men's doubles   Rudy Heryanto & Hariamanto Kartono   Tjun Tjun & Johan Wahjudi 15–9, 15–8
Women's doubles   Jane Webster & Nora Perry   Gillian Gilks & Paula Kilvington 15-8, 15-4
Mixed doubles   Mike Tredgett & Nora Perry   Christian Hadinata & Imelda Wiguno 15-10, 14–18, 15–10

Men's SinglesEdit

SeedsEdit

Section 1Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
  Liem Swie King 15 15
  Andy Goode 5 9   Swie King 15 15
  Syed Modi 15 18   Modi 10 7
  Michael Kjeldsen 11 16   Swie King 15 15
  Kevin Jolly 15 15   Jolly 2 9
  Sanjay Sharma 2 6   Jolly 15 15
  Kinji Zeniya 15 15   Zeniya 12 6
  Tjokaykie 3 11   Swie King 8 15 15
  Morten Frost 15 15   Frost 15 8 5
  Roy Diaz Gonzalez 6 6   Frost 15 15
  Gary Scott 15 5 15   Scott 5 3
  Yoshitaka Iino 12 15 12   Frost 15 15
  Hadiyanto 15 15   Hadiyanto 8 4
  John Czich 4 3   Hadiyanto 15 15
  Gert Helsholt 15 15   Helsholt 5 9
  Dan Travers 9 4

Section 2Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
  Prakash Padukone 15 15
  Ulf Johansson 7 5   Padukone 15 15
  Icuk Sugiarto 15 10 15   Sugiarto 6 10
  Hiroyuki Hasegawa 10 15 6   Padukone 15 15
  Lius Pongoh 15 15   Pongoh 8 7
  Nick Yates 9 4   Pongoh 15 15
  Udom Luangpetcharaporn 15 15   Luangpetcharaporn 4 7
  Svend Pri 12 9   Padukone 10 15 15
  Dhany Sartika 15 15   Hartono 15 7 8
  Ray Stevens 10 11   Sartika 9 15 15
  Kenneth Larsen 15 15   Larsen 15 5 7
  Philip Sutton 10 7   Sartika 11 15
  Rudy Hartono 15 15   Hartono 2 15
  Paul Whetnall 8 6   Hartono 15 15
  Misbun Sidek 15 15   Sidek 4 11
  Masao Tsuchida 13 8

Women's SinglesEdit

SeedsEdit

Section 1Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
  Lene Køppen 10 11 11
  Saori Kondo 12 9 3   Køppen 11 11
  Mary Leeves 11 11 11   Leeves 1 6
  Taty Sumirah 13 7 3   Køppen 11 11
  Karen Bridge 11 11   Bridge 1 3
  Wendy Carter 3 6   Bridge 11 11
  Kimiko Jinnai 11 11   Jinnai 8 5
  Tjan So Gwan 9 3   Køppen 11 10 11
  Verawaty Wiharjo 11 11   Verawaty 8 12 9
  Fumiko Tohkairin 2 2   Verawaty 11 7 11
  Sally Leadbeater 6 11 11   Leadbeater 6 11 8
  Nettie Nielsen 11 4 7   Verawaty 11 6 11
  Kim Yun-ja 11 12   Kim 7 11 6
  Atsuko Tokuda 6 10   Kim 11 11
  Pia Nielsen 11 11   Nielsen 4 7
  Liselotte Blumer 5 7

Section 2Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
  Ivana Lie 11 3 11
  Diane Underwood 4 11 8   Ivana 11 11
  Ami Ghia 11 5 12   Ghia 1 3
  Kirsten Larsen 6 11 10   Ivana 12 11
  Yoshiko Yonekura 11 11   Yonekura 11 7
  Dorte Kjær 1 6   Yonekura 11 4 11
  Helen Troke 11 11   Troke 6 11 6
  Jane Youngberg 5 8   Ivana 11 7 0
  Hwang Sun-ai 11 11   Hwang Sun-ai 5 11 11
  Paula Kilvington 3 4   Hwang Sun-ai 11 11
  Sumiko Kitada 11 11   Kitada 1 2
  P Novianti 7 4   Hwang Sun-ai 11 12
  Jane Webster 11 11   Webster 6 10
  Lotte Hartwich 4 8   Webster 11 11
  Svetlana Belyasova 12 8 11   Belyasova 2 0
  Rikke von Sørensen 10 11 6

Men's doublesEdit

Semifinals Final
          
  Christian Hadinata
  Ade Chandra
12 15 12
  Hariamanto Kartono
  Rudy Heryanto
15 5 15
  Hariamanto Kartono
  Rudy Heryanto
15 15
  Tjun Tjun
  Johan Wahjudi
9 8
  Thomas Kihlström
  Stefan Karlsson
5 15
  Tjun Tjun
  Johan Wahjudi
15 17

Women's doublesEdit

Semifinals Final
          
  Atsuko Tokuda
  Yoshiko Yonekura
18 12 15
  Gillian Gilks
  Paula Kilvington
17 15 18
  Gillian Gilks
  Paula Kilvington
8 4
  Nora Perry
  Jane Webster
15 15
  Kim Yun-ja
  Yoo Sang-hee
5 0
  Nora Perry
  Jane Webster
15 15

Mixed doublesEdit

Semifinals Final
          
  Christian Hadinata
  Imelda Wiguno
15 15
  Thomas Kihlström
  Gillian Gilks
9 9
  Christian Hadinata
  Imelda Wiguno
10 18 10
  Mike Tredgett
  Nora Perry
15 14 15
  Steen Fladberg
  Pia Nielsen
3 7
  Mike Tredgett
  Nora Perry
15 15

ReferencesEdit

  • "All England Championships am 25./29.3.1981 in London" (in German). Badminton-Sport. May 1981. p. 13.