Dorian James

Dorian Lance James (born 19 June 1981) is a male badminton player from South Africa.

Dorian James
Personal information
Birth nameDorian Lance James
Country South Africa
Born (1981-06-19) 19 June 1981 (age 39)
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking46 (MD 7 June 2012)
51 (XD 14 July 2011)
BWF profile

James competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Stewart Carson. They were defeated in the round of 32 by Howard Bach and Kevin Han of the United States.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed with Willem Viljoen in the men's doubles event. They did not progress beyond the group stages.

AchievementsEdit

All African GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Escola Josina Machel, Maputo, Mozambique   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
18–21, 19–21   Silver
2007 Salle OMS El Biar, Algiers, Algeria   Willem Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Roelof Dednam
10–21, 15–21   Silver

African ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Arat Kilo Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
21–15, 21–15   Gold
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
21–18, 21–14   Gold
2010 Kampala, Uganda   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
15–21, 15–21   Bronze
2009 Nairobi, Kenya   Chris Dednam   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
13–21, 14–21   Silver
2006 Algiers, Algeria   Willem Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Roelof Dednam
  Silver
2004 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Stewart Carson   Dotun Akinsanya
  Abimbola Odejoke
7–15, 15–10, 5–15   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Arat Kilo Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Michelle Edwards   Enrico James
  Stacey Doubel
21–16, 21–6   Gold
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Michelle Edwards   Willem Viljoen
  Annari Viljoen
13–21, 12–21   Silver
2010 Kampala, Uganda   Michelle Edwards   Roeloff Dednam
  Annari Viljoen
21–13, 21–14   Gold
2009 Nairobi, Kenya   Stacey Doubell   Georgie Cupidon
  Juliette Ah-Wan
13–21, 14–21   Bronze
2006 Algiers, Algeria   Michelle Edwards   Georgie Cupidon
  Juliette Ah-Wan
16–21, 21–17, 16–21   Silver
2004 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Michelle Edwards   Orobosa Okuonghae
  Grace Daniel
15–6, 9–15, 8–15   Bronze
2002 Casablanca, Morocco   Michelle Edwards   Johan Kleingeld
  Chantal Botts
4–7, 4–7, 4–7   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 South Africa International   Enrico James   Andries Malan
  Willem Viljoen
22–24, 21–15, 22–24   Runner-up
2012 Uganda International   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
24–22, 21–19   Winner
2011 South Africa International   Willem Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Enrico James
21–19, 21–18   Winner
2011 Botswana International   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
21–23, 21–13, 15–21   Runner-up
2011 Namibia International   Willem Viljoen   Ali Ahmed El-Khateeb
  Abdelrahman Kashkal
21–13, 21–13   Winner
2011 Kenya International   Willem Viljoen   Manu Attri
  Jishnu Sanyal
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2011 Mauritius International   Willem Viljoen   Manu Attri
  Jishnu Sanyal
19–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2010 Botswana International   Willem Viljoen   Enrico James
  Jacobs Maliekal
21–19, 21–10   Winner
2010 South Africa International   Willem Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Roeloff Dednam
14–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2010 Kenya International   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
22–20, 21–17   Winner
2010 Uganda International   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
21–13, 21–9   Winner
2009 South Africa International   Willem Viljoen   Mohammadreza Kheradmani
  Ali Shahhosseini
22–20, 17–21, 21–15   Winner
2009 Mauritius International   Willem Viljoen   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
19–21, 22–20, 21–8   Winner
2009 Kenya International   Chris Dednam   Ola Fagbemi
  Jinkan Ifraimu
21–14, 21–13   Winner
2008 South Africa International   Willem Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Roelof Dednam
21–16, 21–17   Winner
2007 South Africa International   Willem Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Roelof Dednam
21–12, 21–18   Winner
2006 Mauritius International   Willem Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Roelof Dednam
21–13, 23–21   Winner
2002 South Africa International   Stewart Carson   Chris Dednam
  Johan Kleingeld
7–5, 0–7, 5–7   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 South Africa International   Michelle Edwards   Willem Viljoen
  Annari Viljoen
15–21, 21–16, 12–21   Runner-up
2012 Uganda International   Michelle Edwards   Willem Viljoen
  Annari Viljoen
7–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2011 Botswana International   Michelle Edwards   Olaoluwa Fagbemi
  Susan Funaya Ideh
21–16, 11–21, 21–19   Winner
2011 Kenya International   Michelle Edwards   Le Ha Ahn
  Le Thu Huyen
25–23, 14–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2011 Mauritius International   Michelle Edwards   Abdelrahman Kashkal
  Hadia Hosny
21–16, 21–11   Winner
2010 Botswana International   Michelle Edwards   Enrico James
  Stacey Doubell
21–19, 21–11   Winner
2010 South Africa International   Michelle Edwards   Chris Dednam
  Annari Viljoen
21–14, 10–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2010 Uganda International   Michelle Edwards   Georgios Charalambidis
  Anne Hald Jensen
14–21, 21–19, 21–7   Winner
2009 Kenya International   Annari Viljoen   Chris Dednam
  Michelle Edwards
11–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2009 South Africa International   Michelle Edwards   Willem Viljoen
  Jade Morgan
21–11, 21–17   Winner
2008 Mauritius International   Michelle Edwards   Chris Dednam
  Annari Viljoen
21–16, 15–21, 21–11   Winner
2005 South Africa International   Michelle Edwards   Orobosa Okuonghae
  Grace Daniel
13–15, 15–12, 15–13   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Dorian James". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-02.
  • tournamentsoftware.com

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