Jennifer Fry

Jennifer Fry (born 24 March 1989) is a South African badminton player.[1][2] She was a 2015 All-Africa Games gold medalist in the mixed doubles event, also won the silver medal in the mixed team event.[3][4] In 2017, she claimed two gold medals at the 2017 African Championships, won the title in the women's and mixed doubles event.[5]

Jennifer Fry
Personal information
Country South Africa
Born (1989-03-24) 24 March 1989 (age 31)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking97 (WD 30 November 2017)
83 (XD 28 January 2016)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Africa
All-Africa Games
Gold medal – first place 2015 Brazzaville Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 2015 Brazzaville Mixed team
African Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Benoni Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2017 Benoni Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2014 Gaborone Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2013 Rose Hill Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2017 Benoni Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2014 Gaborone Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 2013 Rose Hill Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Gaborone Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Rose Hill Women's doubles
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

All-Africa GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Gymnase Étienne Mongha,
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
  Andries Malan   Willem Viljoen
  Michelle Butler-Emmett
21–17, 23–21   Gold

African ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 John Barrable Hall,
Benoni, South Africa
  Michelle Butler-Emmett   Doha Hany
  Hadia Hosny
21–12, 15–21, 21–12   Gold
2014 Lobatse Stadium,
Gaborone, Botswana
  Elme de Villiers   Juliette Ah-Wan
  Alisen Camille
14–21, 21–15, 18–21   Bronze
2013 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Michelle Butler-Emmett   Shama Aboobakar
  Yeldy Louison
17–21, 14–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 John Barrable Hall,
Benoni, South Africa
  Andries Malan   Georges Julien Paul
  Kate Foo Kune
21–19, 19–21, 21–19   Gold
2014 Lobatse Stadium,
Gaborone, Botswana
  Andries Malan   Willem Viljoen
  Michelle Butler-Emmett
18–21, 17–21   Silver
2013 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Andries Malan   Willem Viljoen
  Michelle Butler-Emmett
18–21, 22–20, 9–21   Silver

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 South Africa International   Michelle Butler-Emmett   Lehandre Schoeman
  Johanita Scholtz
17–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2018 Botswana International   Michelle Butler-Emmett   Tessa Kabelo
  Tebogo Ndzinge
21–7, 21–9   Winner
2017 South Africa International   Michelle Butler-Emmett   Demi Botha
  Lee-Ann De Wet
21–17, 21–19   Winner
2017 Botswana International   Michelle Butler-Emmett   Silvia Garino
  Lisa Iversen
26–24, 21–16   Winner
2016 South Africa International   Michelle Butler-Emmett   Elme de Villiers
  Sandra Le Grange
21–15, 21–16   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 South Africa International   Andries Malan   Bahaedeen Ahmad Alshannik
  Domou Amro
21–14, 21–16   Winner
2018 Botswana International   Andries Malan   Bahaedeen Ahmad Alshannik
  Domou Amro
21–18, 20–22, 21–19   Winner
2017 South Africa International   Andries Malan   Saurabh Sharma
  Anoushka Parikh
21–19, 21–19   Winner
2017 Botswana International   Andries Malan   Georges Paul
  Aurélie Allet
21–15, 21–13   Winner
2015 South Africa International   Andries Malan   Abdelrahman Kashkal
  Hadia Hosny
12–21, 21–19, 21–18   Winner
2015 Mauritius International   Andries Malan   Sahir Edoo
  Yeldy Louison
21–18, 21–16   Winner
2014 Mauritius International   Andries Malan   Andreas Heinz
  Annika Horbach
21–15, 18–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2014 Lagos International   Andries Malan   Enejoh Abah
  Tosin Damilola Atolagbe
24–26, 20–22   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Jennifer Fry". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Jennifer Fry Biography". results.glasgow2014.com. Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  3. ^ "South Africa, Mauritius win All Africa Games badminton gold medals". Xinhua News Agency. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  4. ^ Etheridge, Mark (9 September 2015). "SA badminton code secure guaranteed five medals at African Games". SASCOC. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  5. ^ Hearn, Don (24 April 2017). "African Champs – Fry, Algeria take two titles each". Badzine.net. Retrieved 29 November 2018.

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