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Ben Lane (born 13 July 1997) is a badminton player from England.[1] He started playing badminton at aged nine, and in his junior career, he had won the U-17 European Championships in the boys' and mixed doubles event in 2014.[2] Lane also won two silvers and a bronze medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships.[3] Lane was part of the English team that won the mixed team bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.[4]

Ben Lane
Personal information
Country England
Born (1997-07-13) 13 July 1997 (age 22)
Kingston, Surrey, England
ResidenceMilton Keynes, England
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
HandednessLeft
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking36 (MD 28 June 2018)
21 (XD 28 June 2018)
Current ranking50 (MD), 28 (XD) (7 May 2019)
BWF profile

Lane educated at the Exmouth Community College.[5] His mother Suzanne Louis-Lane, represented England in badminton and had won the women's singles title at the National Championships in 1993 and 1994. His older brother, Alex, represented England in badminton and won the men's singles at the 2017 National Championships.[6]

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AchievementsEdit

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Regional Sport Centrum Hall,
Lubin, Poland
  Sean Vendy   Alexander Bond
  Joel Eipe
15–21, 24–22, 16–21   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Regional Sport Centrum Hall,
Lubin, Poland
  Jessica Pugh   Frederik Søgaard Mortensen
  Sara Lundgaard
16–21, 21–23   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Denmark International   Sean Vendy   Shohei Hoshino
  Yujiro Nishikawa
21–4, 20–22, 18–21   Runner-up
2019 Polish Open   Sean Vendy   Lee Jhe-huei
  Yang Po-hsuan
19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2017 Czech Open   Sean Vendy   Milosz Bochat
  Adam Cwalina
18–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2016 Iceland International   Sean Vendy   Christopher Coles
  Adam Hall
19–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2014 Slovak Open   Sean Vendy   Pavel Drancak
  Jaromir Janacek
11–10, 11–5, 11–10   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Spanish International   Jessica Pugh   Mathias Bay-Smidt
  Rikke Søby Hansen
21–13, 24–26, 21–18   Winner
2019 Polish Open   Jessica Pugh   Thom Gicquel
  Delphine Delrue
21–17, 21–15   Winner
2017 Italian International   Jessica Pugh   Marcus Ellis
  Lauren Smith
16–21, 21–19, 21–4   Winner
2016 Spanish International   Jessica Pugh   Gaetan Mittelheisser
  Emilie Lefel
21–18, 16–21, 16–21   Winner
2016 Dutch International   Jessica Pugh   Ditte Søby Hansen
  Alexander Bond
21–19, 21–23, 18–21   Runner-up
2015 Slovak Open   Jessica Pugh   Do Tuan Duc
  Pham Nhu Thao
18–21, 21–13, 21–12   Winner
2014 Hungarian International   Jessica Pugh   Jakub Bitman
  Alzbeta Basova
11–4, 11–10, 11–7   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Ben LANE". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Exmouth badminton ace Ben Lane lands national Under-19 title playing two years up!". Exmouth Journal. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Ben Lane". www.badmintonengland.co.uk. Badminton England. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Team England take bronze at the Gold Coast". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Exmouth badminton ace Ben Lane gets Commonwealth call". East Devon 24. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Mum's the word as all Lanes lead to glory in Wycombe". Badminton England. Retrieved 10 April 2018.

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