José Antonio Crespo
José Antonio Crespo Ortiz[a] (born 24 June 1977 in Madrid) is a badminton player from Spain. Crespo started playing badminton when he was eight in Benalmádena under coached Antonio Lopez, and when he was nine, he won the local tournament in San Juan. In 1991, he competed in the national tournament in Gandia, and won the U-15 boys' doubles title with his partner Jose Luis Ortiz. He was the champion in the boys' doubles event at the U-19 Spanish Junior National Championships in 1994 and 1995. Crespo also won the National senior title 11 times from 2001 to 2008, 3 in the singles event, 6 in the men's doubles, and 2 in the men's doubles event. Crespo competed at the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's doubles event with partner Llopis. They were defeated in the round of 32 by Lee Dong-soo and Yoo Yong-sung of Korea. Throughout his career, he had been ranked 13 in the men's doubles event with Sergio Llopis in 2003, and ranked 15 in the mixed doubles with Dolores Marco in 2002. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports and Physical Activity at the Technical University of Madrid.
|José Antonio Crespo|
|Birth name||José Antonio Crespo Ortiz|
|Born||24 June 1977|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|Men's & mixed doubles|
|Highest ranking||13 (MD) July 2003|
15 (XD) June 2002
IBF World Grand PrixEdit
The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.
|2002||Puerto Rico Open||Sergio Llopis|| Tony Gunawan
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2007||Puerto Rico International||Andrés Corpancho||16–21, 21–14, 21–16||Winner|
|2008||Kenya International||Chetan Anand||14–21, 7–21||Runner-up|
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- "Histórico: Campeonatos de España Sub-19" (in Spanish). Federación Española de Bádminton. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
- "Histórico: Campeonatos de España Absolutos" (in Spanish). Federación Española de Bádminton. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
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- "Llopis y Crespo caen en primera ronda" (in Spanish). El Mundo. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
- "José Antonio Crespo Ortiz" (in Spanish). Spanish Olympic Committee. Retrieved 1 February 2018.