Alexander Dunn (badminton)

Alexander Dunn (born 13 September 1998) is a Scottish badminton player. Born in Bellshill, Dunn started playing badminton at aged seven, and joined the national team in 2009.[1][2] He won a bronze medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships in the boys' doubles event with his partner Adam Hall, also the silver medal in the mixed doubles event with Eleanor O’Donnell in 2017.[3] He competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.[4]

Alexander Dunn
Personal information
Country Scotland
Born (1998-09-13) 13 September 1998 (age 21)
Bellshill, Scotland
ResidenceMotherwell, Scotland
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
Years active2014
HandednessRight
CoachAndy Bowman
Keith Turnbull
Jamie Neill
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking38 (MD 25 February 2020)
99 (XD 3 May 2018)
Current ranking38 (MD), 173 (XD) (25 February 2020)
BWF profile

Dunn educated sport and physical activity at the University of Strathclyde, in Glasgow.[4]

AchievementsEdit

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Regional Sport Centrum Hall,
Lubin, Poland
  Adam Hall   Alexander Bond
  Joel Eipe
17–21, 21–18, 15–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Centre Sportif Régional d'Alsace,
Mulhouse, France
  Eleanor O’Donnell   Rodion Alimov
  Alina Davletova
16–21, 14–21   Silver

BWF International Challenge/Series (6 titles, 2 runner-up)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Austrian Open   Adam Hall   Ruben Jille
  Ties van der Lecq
21–18, 21–11   Winner
2019 Scottish Open   Adam Hall   Jeppe Bay
  Mikkel Mikkelsen
21–10, 21–17   Winner
2019 Irish Open   Adam Hall   Jones Ralfy Jansen
  Peter Käsbauer
19–21, 21–17, 18–21   Runner-up
2018 Iceland International   Adam Hall   Nicklas Mathiasen
  Mikkel Stoffersen
21–16, 21–18   Winner
2017 Turkey International   Adam Hall   Mikkel Stoffersen
  Mathias Thyrri
21–14, 21–9   Winner
2017 Irish Open   Adam Hall   Joshua Magee
  Sam Magee
21–15, 6–21, 21–10   Winner
2017 Polish Open   Adam Hall   Łukasz Moreń
  Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
11–21, 18–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Welsh International   Ciara Torrance   Matthew Clare
  Hope Warner
21–14, 20–22, 21–17   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Alexander Dunn". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Alex Dunn". www.badmintonscotland.org.uk. BadmintonScotland. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  3. ^ "European Junior Championships, Individuals". badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Participants: Alexander Dunn". gc2018.com. Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.

External linksEdit