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Brittney Shannon Tam (born 23 August 1997) is a Canadian badminton player.[1][2] In 2012, she won a silver medal at the Pan Am Junior Badminton Championships in the mixed doubles event.[2] In 2016, she won the gold medal in the mixed team event at the Pan Am Badminton Championships.[3] In the individual event, she won the gold medals in the women's singles and mixed doubles event.[4][5] She competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.[6]

Brittney Tam
Personal information
Birth nameBrittney Shannon Tam
Country Canada
Born (1997-08-23) 23 August 1997 (age 22)
Toronto, Canada
ResidenceMarkham, Canada
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Years active2014
HandednessRight
CoachKevin Cao
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking46 (WS 19 April 2018)
326 (WD 14 April 2016)
74 (XD 18 June 2015)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Pan Am ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2019 Gimnasio Olímpico,
Aguascalientes, Mexico
  Michelle Li 15–21, 22–24   Silver
2018 Teodoro Palacios Flores Gymnasium,
Guatemala City, Guatemala
  Michelle Li 10–21, 18–21   Bronze
2017 Sports City Coliseum,
Havana, Cuba
  Rachel Honderich 8–21, 21–12, 7–21   Silver
2016 Clube Fonte São Paulo,
Campinas, Brazil
  Stephanie Pakenham 21–11, 21–19   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Sports City Coliseum,
Havana, Cuba
  Nyl Yakura   Toby Ng
  Rachel Honderich
13–21, 14–21   Silver
2016 Clube Fonte São Paulo,
Campinas, Brazil
  Nyl Yakura   Nathan Osborne
  Josephine Wu
21–17, 21–17   Gold

Pan Am Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Millennium Place,
Edmonton, Canada
  Joshua Hulrburt-Yu   Phillip Chew
  Iris Wang
24–22, 17–21, 22–24   Silver

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Waikato International   Huang Yin-hsuan 17–21, 25–23, 21–16   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Brittney Tam". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Britney Tam". www.badminton.ca. Badminton Canada. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Team Canada wins the 20th Pan American Badminton Championships". www.badminton.ca. Badminton Canada. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Golden Sweep for Canada - Finals: Pan Am Individual Championships". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 7 October 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Gold's go to Canada in Campinhas". www.badmintonpanam.org. Badminton Pan Am. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Team Canada Arrives in Gold Coast, Australia". Badminton Canada. Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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