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Badminton careerEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

She won the bronze medal at the 1985 IBF World Championships in mixed doubles with Nigel Tier.

Olympic GamesEdit

Gowers participated in the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics for Great Britain.

Commonwealth GamesEdit

She represented England and won double gold medal in the team event and the women's doubles with Gillian Clark, at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland. She also participated in the singles and mixed doubles.[1]

Four years later she represented England again and won another gold medal in the team event but had to settle for a silver medal in the women's doubles with Clark, at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand.[2][3]

Major achievementsEdit

Rank Event Date Venue
World Championships
3 Mixed doubles 1985
(with Nigel Tier)
Calgary, CAN
European Championships
1 Women's doubles 1986
(with Gillian Clark)
Uppsala, SWE
2 Mixed doubles 1986
(with Nigel Tier)
Uppsala, SWE
3 Women's doubles 1990
(with Gillian Clark)
Moscow, USSR
3 Mixed doubles 1990
(with Jan Poulsen-DEN)
Moscow, USSR
3 Women's doubles 1992
(with Sara Sankey)
Glasgow, GBR
Commonwealth Games
1 Women's doubles 1986
(with Gillian Clark)
Edinburgh, SCO
2 Women's doubles 1990
(with Gillian Clark)
Auckland, NZL
All England Championships
2 Mixed doubles 1984
(with Nigel Tier)
London, ENG
2 Women's doubles 1990
(with Gillian Clark)
London, ENG
World Cup
1 Mixed doubles 1984
(with Peter Axelsson-SWE)
New Delhi, IND
World Grand Prix
1 Mixed doubles 1986
(with Nigel Tier)
Kuala Lumpur, MAS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1986 Athletes". Team England.
  2. ^ "1990 Athletes". Team England.
  3. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.