Herbert Uber

Herbert Septimus Uber (1885-1969), was a male badminton player from England.[1]

Herbert Uber
Personal information
Country England
Born4th Quarter 1885
Lambeth
Died2nd Quarter 1969
Dorset

Badminton careerEdit

Uber born in Lambeth [2] was a four times winner of the All England Open Badminton Championships. He won the men's doubles in 1925 and then won three more titles in the mixed doubles.[3]

He gained his England caps while playing for Surrey.[4]

He was part of the English touring team that visited Canada during 1930. A match was held at the Granite Club in Toronto which England won 7-2.[5][6]

FamilyEdit

His mixed doubles title were won with his wife Betty Uber (née Corbin) whom he married in 1925, the name Uber is synonymous with badminton because of the Uber Cup.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History". All England Badminton.
  2. ^ "Birth". Free BMD.
  3. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian. The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. pp. 74-78. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.
  4. ^ "England caps" (PDF). Badminton England.
  5. ^ "Badminton : An Illustrated History - From ancient pastime to Olympic sport". Google Books.
  6. ^ "UK, Outward Passenger Lists, Liverpool 1930 November". Ancestry UK.