Heather Olver (born 15 March 1986) is an English badminton player. Her career highlights so far include mixed team and mixed doubles silver at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, European women’s doubles bronze, and reaching the final of the 2013 London Grand Prix Gold and Scottish Open. She also competed at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.
Heather Olver at the 2013 French Super Series
15 March 1986 |
Eastbourne, East Sussex, England
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Women's & mixed doubles|
|Highest ranking||18 (WD) 10 March 2011
15 (XD) 13 March 2014
She started playing at the age of six and started when she joined her local club, Waldron Junior BC, with her brother.
In 2005, Heather won the women's doubles at both the England Junior Championships and the Welsh International. In 2009, she was successful four times internationally, and in the following year she won the bronze medal at the European Championships in women's doubles.
|Chris Langridge|| Chris Adcock
|2010||Manchester Evening News Arena,
|Mariana Agathangelou|| Petya Nedelcheva
BWF Grand PrixEdit
|2016||Canada Open||Lauren Smith|| Setyana Mapasa
|2014||Scottish Open||Lauren Smith|| Gabriela Stoeva
|2013||Scottish Open||Chris Langridge|| Robert Blair
|2013||London Grand Prix Gold||Chris Langridge|| Michael Fuchs
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2013||Welsh International||Chris Langridge|| Vitalij Durkin
|21–17, 10–21, 21–13||Winner|
|2012||Welsh International||Chris Langridge|| Marcus Ellis
|2012||Czech International||Chris Langridge|| Marcus Ellis
|22–20, 6–7 Retired||Winner|
|2012||Belgian International||Chris Langridge|| Marcus Ellis
|21–9, 10–21, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2011||Irish International||Marcus Ellis|| Dave Khodabux
|2011||Swedish Masters||Robin Middleton|| Dave Khodabux
|15–21, 21–9, 21–14||Winner|
|2009||Norwegian International||Marcus Ellis|| Robin Middleton
|2009||Belgian International||Marcus Ellis|| Wouter Claes
|2009||Austrian International||Robert Adcock|| Valeriy Atrashchenkov
|2008||Scotish International||Robert Adcock|| Michael Fuchs
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Heather Olver.|
- "Heather Olver". Badminton England. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
- "About Heather". Team GB. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
- "Heather Olver". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
- "Heather Olver". Bath Chronicle. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
- "Silver for Olver at Glasgow 2014". University of Bath. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
- "Second silver for Olver on final day of Glasgow Games". University of Bath. Retrieved 2 June 2017.