Joanne Gwendoline "Jo" Goode MBE (née Wright; born 17 November 1972) is a former English badminton player.[1] She represented Great Britain at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games, and won the 2000 mixed doubles bronze medal with Simon Archer. Goode also won seven gold medals at the Commonwealth Games, a gold at the European Championships, and a silver at the World Championships.[2]

Joanne Goode
MBE
Personal information
Birth nameJoanne Gwendoline Wright
Country England
Born (1972-11-17) 17 November 1972 (age 47)
Harlow, Essex, England
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking4 (WD), 1 (XD)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Goode competed in badminton at the 2000 Summer Olympics in mixed doubles with Simon Archer and won a bronze medal. She also played in women's doubles with Donna Kellogg losing in the quarterfinals against Gao Ling and Qi Yiyuan.

Archer and Goode won gold medals twice at the Commonwealth Games in 1998 and 2002.

AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 The Dome, Sydney, Australia   Simon Archer   Michael Søgaard
  Rikke Olsen
15–4, 12–15, 17–14   Bronze

World ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark   Simon Archer   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
10–15, 13–15   Silver

World CupEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1995 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Julie Bradbury   Finarsih
  Lili Tampi
15–11, 4–15, 3–15   Bronze

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Bolton Arena, Manchester, England   Gail Emms   Ang Li Peng
  Lim Pek Siah
4–7, 8–6, 6–8, 4–7   Bronze
1998 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Donna Kellogg   Chor Hooi Yee
  Lim Pek Siah
15–8, 15–6   Gold
1994 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada   Joanne Muggeridge   Julie Bradbury
  Gillian Clark
15–9, 15–11   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Bolton Arena, Manchester, England   Simon Archer   Chew Choon Eng
  Chin Eei Hui
0–7, 7–5, 7–3, 7–3   Gold
1998 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Simon Archer   Nathan Robertson
  Joanne Davies
15–2, 15–5   Gold
1994 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada   Nick Ponting   Simon Archer
  Julie Bradbury
10–15, 12–15   Bronze

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Kelvin Hall,
Glasgow, Scotland
  Donna Kellogg   Rikke Olsen
  Helene Kirkegaard
7–15, 15–10, 15–8   Gold
1998 Winter Sports Palace,
Sofia, Bulgaria
  Donna Kellogg   Rikke Olsen
  Marlene Thomsen
5–15, 10–15   Bronze
1996 Herning, Denmark   Julie Bradbury   Marlene Thomsen
  Lisbeth Stuer-Lauridsen
12–15, 15–10, 4–15   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Winter Sports Palace,
Sofia, Bulgaria
  Simon Archer   Michael Keck
  Erica van den Heuvel
15–8, 11–15, 8–15   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Budapest, Hungary   Alison Humby   Trine Pedersen
  Mette Pedersen
–, –   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 Manchester, England   William Mellersh   Christian Jakobsen
  Marlene Thomsen
–, –   Silver

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Indonesia Open   Donna Kellogg   Lotte Jonathans
  Nicole van Hooren
7–15, 15–12, 15–10   Winner
1996 Denmark Open   Julie Bradbury   Helene Kirkegaard
  Rikke Olsen
6–15, 2–15   Runner-up
1996 U.S. Open   Julie Bradbury   Eliza Nathanael
  Zelin Resiana
7–15, 5–15   Runner-up
1995 Hong Kong Open   Julie Bradbury   Jang Hye-ock
  Gil Young-ah
15–17, 5–15   Runner-up
1995 Malaysia Open   Julie Bradbury   Jang Hye-ock
  Gil Young-ah
15–10, 15–11   Winner
1994 Thailand Open   Julie Bradbury   Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
12–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1993 Dutch Open   Zhang Ning   Finarsih
  Lili Tampi
9–15, 3–15   Runner-up
1993 Swiss Open   Gillian Clark   Marina Andrievskaya
  Marina Yakusheva
15–8, 15–7   Winner
1992 Dutch Open   Julie Bradbury   Marianne Rasmussen
  Anne Mette Bille
9–15, 15–9, 2–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Indonesia Open   Simon Archer   Michael Søgaard
  Rikke Olsen
15–13, 11–15, 15–4   Winner
2000 Thailand Open   Simon Archer   Zhang Jun
  Gao Ling
13–15, 12–15   Runner-up
1999 Swiss Open   Simon Archer   Michael Søgaard
  Rikke Olsen
15–5, 15–4   Winner
1999 All England Open   Simon Archer   Ha Tae-kwon
  Chung Jae-hee
15–2, 15–13   Winner
1998 Grand Prix Finals   Simon Archer   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
6–15, 9–15   Runner-up
1998 Hong Kong Open   Simon Archer   Michael Søgaard
  Rikke Olsen
15–8, 7–15, 8–15   Runner-up
1996 Polish Open   Nick Ponting   Chen Xingdong
  Peng Xinyong
15–10, 12–15, 8–15   Runner-up
1994 Thailand Open   Nick Ponting   Tri Kusharjanto
  Minarti Timur
10–15, 12–15   Runner-up
1994 All England Open   Nick Ponting   Chris Hunt
  Gillian Clark
15–10, 15–11   Winner

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Scottish Open   Gillian Gowers   Liu Lu
  Qian Hong
15–6, 3–15, 5–15   Runner-up
1994 Welsh International   Julie Bradbury   Si-An Deng
  Denyse Julien
15–3, 17–15   Winner
1993 Welsh International   Julie Bradbury   Joanne Davies
  Joanne Muggeridge
15–9, 15–4   Winner
1993 Hamburg Cup   Joanne Davies   Marlene Thomsen
  Anne Mette Bille
11–15, 7–15   Runner-up
1993 Austrian International   Alison Humby   Anne Søndergaard
  Lotte Thomsen
13–15, 17–14, 11–15   Runner-up
1993 La Chaux-de-Fonds International   Tracy Dineen   Natalja Ivanova
  Julia Martynenko
15–7, 8–15, 15–12   Winner
1992 Portugal International   Joanne Davies   Marina Andrievskaya
  Elena Rybkhina
15–4, 15–2   Winner
1991 Irish International   Alison Humby   Katrin Schmidt
  Kerstin Ubben
15–12, 15–11   Winner
1990 Welsh International   Alison Humby   Cheryl Johnson
  Julie Bradbury
11–15, 8–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Scottish Open   Nick Ponting   Jens Olsson
  Astrid Crabo
12–15, 15–11, 8–15   Runner-up
1994 Welsh International   Nick Ponting   James Anderson
  Emma Constable
18–15, 15–9   Winner
1993 Welsh International   Chris Hunt   Simon Archer
  Joanne Davies
15–9, 15–8   Winner
1993 Wimbledon International   Chris Hunt   Jiang Wen
  Tao Xiaoqiang
6–15, 15–6, 15–13   Winner
1993 Austrian International   Nick Ponting   Heinz Fischer
  Irina Serova
15–9, 15–7   Winner
1992 Welsh International   Nick Ponting   Michael Keck
  Karen Neumann
15–7, 18–16   Winner
1992 Portugal International   Andy Goode   Nikolai Zuyev
  Marina Andrievskaya
15–4, 15–2   Winner
1991 Irish International   Nick Ponting   Michael Keck
  Anne-Katrin Seid
15–10, 15–11   Winner
1991 Welsh International   Andy Goode   Chris Hunt
  Karen Chapman
18–17, 15–4   Winner
1990 Welsh International   Nick Ponting   Vitali Shmakov
  Vlada Chernyavskaya
17–14, 7–15, 15–11   Winner

Personal lifeEdit

Joanne Wright married Andy Goode, an English badminton player who managed the British team in badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[3] They have three children named Jack, Molly, and Harry.[4][5]

Goode was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player Profiles: Jo Goode". www.badzone.co.uk. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Badminton: That's it, says Olympic star Jo". The Argus. 22 February 2003. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  3. ^ Grossman, Mike (26 November 1996). "Brits End Contract with Olympic Badminton Manager".
  4. ^ "Goode times for Jo". The Argus. 21 September 2000.
  5. ^ "Sponsored Player Update Jo Goode". Ashaway UK. 1 September 2008. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  6. ^ "No. 57315". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2004. p. 16.
  7. ^ "Queen's Birthday Honours". Telegraph.co.uk. Telegraph Media Group. 12 June 2004.

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