Chris Hunt (badminton)

Chris Hunt (born 1 December 1968)[2] is a retired male badminton player from England.

Chris Hunt
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Personal information
Nickname(s)Chunty
Country England
Born (1968-12-01) 1 December 1968 (age 51)
Men's & Mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 [1]
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Hunt won the gold medal at the European Badminton Championships in men's doubles with Simon Archer in 1994 and 1998. In 1996 they won the bronze medal.

He also in badminton at the 1992 Summer Olympics in men's doubles, with Andy Goode, and they were defeated in the round of 16 by Lee S. and Shon Jin-hwan. At the 1996 Summer Olympics he competed in men's doubles with Simon Archer, losing in quarterfinals, and in mixed doubles with Joanne Muggeridge, losing in round of 32. Hunt also competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in mixed doubles with Donna Kellogg, and they were beaten in the round of 32.

Major achievementsEdit

Rank Event Date Venue
European Championships
1 Men's doubles (with Simon Archer) 1994 Den Bosch, NED
1 Men's doubles (with Simon Archer) 1998 Sofia, BUL
3 Men's doubles (with Simon Archer) 1996 Herning, DEN
Commonwealth Games
1 Mixed doubles (with Gillian Clark) 1994 Victoria, CAN
2 Men's doubles (with Simon Archer)
1 Mixed team
3 Men's doubles (with Simon Archer) 1998 Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Mixed doubles (with Donna Kellogg)
Open Championships
1 Men's doubles 1991 Spanish International
1 Men's doubles 1992 Austrian International
1 Mixed doubles 1994 Dutch Open
2 Mixed doubles 1994 All England

ReferencesEdit