Annari Viljoen

Annari Viljoen (born 16 January 1987 in Bloemfontein) is a South African badminton player.[1] In 2011, she won double title at the All-Africa Games in the women's and mixed doubles event, also won the silver medal in the team event.[2] She competed at the 2012 Olympics in the doubles with Michelle Edwards, and made it to the quarter-finals.[3]

Annari Viljoen
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Personal information
Country South Africa
Born (1987-01-16) 16 January 1987 (age 33)
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Women's
Highest ranking258 (WS) 16 Dec 2010
40 (WD) 22 Mar 2012
99 (XD) 3 May 2012
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

All-Africa GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Escola Josina Machel,
Maputo, Mozambique
  Stacey Doubell   Allisen Camille
  Cynthia Course
21–18, 21–15   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Escola Josina Machel,
Maputo, Mozambique
  Willem Viljoen   Georgie Cupidon
  Camille Allisen
22–20, 9–21, 21–16   Gold

African ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Arat Kilo Hall,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  Michelle Edwards   Grace Daniel
  Susan F Ideh
21–16, 21–19   Gold
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Michelle Edwards   Maria Braimah
  Susan Ideh
21–9, 21–16   Gold
2010 Sharing Youth Center,
Kampala, Uganda
  Michelle Edwards   Maria Braimah
  Susan Ideh
21–6, 21–6   Gold
2009 Moi International Sports Complex,
Nairobi, Kenya
  Michelle Edwards   Grace Daniel
  Mary Gideon
21–19, 10–21, 19–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Willem Viljoen   Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
21–13, 21–12   Gold
2010 Sharing Youth Center,
Kampala, Uganda
  Roelof Dednam   Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
13–21, 14–21   Silver

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 South Africa International   Michelle Edwards   Shama Aboobakar
  Stacey Doubell
21–19, 15–21, 21–13   Winner
2012 Uganda International   Michelle Edwards   Ozge Bayrak
  Neslihan Yigit
Walkover   Winner
2011 South Africa International   Michelle Edwards   Ozge Bayrak
  Neslihan Yigit
10–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2011 Botswana International   Michelle Edwards   Michelle Butler-Emmett
  Stacey Doubell
21–12, 21–14   Winner
2011 Kenya International   Michelle Edwards   Ozge Bayrak
  Neslihan Yigit
15–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2011 Mauritius International   Michelle Edwards   Nicole Grether
  Charmaine Reid
10–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2010 Botswana International   Michelle Edwards   Stacey Doubell
  Jade Morgan
21–12, 21–15   Winner
2010 South Africa International   Michelle Edwards   Özge Bayrak
  Oznur Calliskan
12–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2010 Kenya International   Michelle Edwards   Maria Braimoh
  Susan Ideh
21–10, 12–21, 21–10   Winner
2010 Uganda International   Michelle Edwards   Stacey Doubell
  Jade Morgan
14–21, 21–11, 21–18   Winner
2009 South Africa International   Michelle Edwards   Negin Amiripour
  Nejatzadeh-Sahar Zamanian
21–16, 21–14   Winner
2009 Kenya International   Michelle Edwards   Dhanya Nair
  Anita Ohlan
21–17, 15–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2008 South Africa International   Jade Morgan   Chantal Botts
  Michelle Edwards
21–12, 21–16   Winner
2007 South Africa International   Jade Morgan   Chantal Botts
  Michelle Edwards
23–21, 21–18   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Botswana International   Willem Viljoen   Matej Hliničan
  Shamim Bangi
21–14, 21–15   Winner
2012 South Africa International   Willem Viljoen   Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
21–15, 16–21, 21–12   Winner
2012 Uganda International   Willem Viljoen   Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
21–7, 21–10   Winner
2011 South Africa International   Chris Dednam   Enrico James
  Stacey Doubell
22–20, 11–21, 21–14   Winner
2010 South Africa International   Chris Dednam   Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
14–21, 21–10, 21–13   Winner
2010 Kenya International   Willem Viljoen   Jinkan Ifraimu
  Susan Ideh
21–12, 21–10   Winner
2009 Kenya International   Willem Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Michelle Edwards
11–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2008 Mauritius International   Chris Dednam   Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
16–21, 21–15, 11–21   Runner-up
2007 South Africa International   Chris Dednam   Willem Viljoen
  Jade Morgan
21–14, 12–21, 21–15   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Annari Viljoen". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Diários dos X Jogos Africanos: África do Sul e Nigéria repartem Ouro do Badminton" (in Portuguese). @Verdade. Archived from the original on 4 July 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ "London 2012: Koreans' Appeal Rejected; Indonesia's Withdrawn". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2018.

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