Barbara Sutton

Barbara Sutton née Barbara Giles is a retired female badminton player from England.

Barbara Sutton (née Giles)
Personal information
Nationality England
Medal record
Representing  England
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1978 Edmonton team event
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Edmonton mixed doubles
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1971 Gottwaldov Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1971 Gottwaldov Girls' doubles


She won a bronze medal at the 1980 IBF World Championships in women's doubles with Karen Bridge.[1]

She represented England and won a gold medal in the team event and a bronze medal in the mixed doubles, at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[2][3]

She married fellow badminton player Eddy Sutton in 1977.[4]


  1. ^ "History of Badminton". Badminton England. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2010.
  2. ^ "1978 Athletes". Team England.
  3. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "1977 marriages". Free BMD.