Kara Solmundson (born 20 July 1975) is a Canadian badminton player. She played for the Manitoba team and clinched the women's singles national champion in 2002. She represented Canada at the 2000 Summer Olympics and 2002 Commonwealth Games. Solmundson was the bronze medallist at the 1999 Pan American Games in the women's singles event.
|Born||20 July 1974|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Event||Women's singles & doubles|
Solmundson graduated from the Kelvin High School in her hometown Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1992. She then continued her education in University of Manitoba and received Medical Doctor degree. Following the conclusion of family medicine residency at University of British Columbia, she completed a clinical sport and exercise medicine fellowship through UBC and earned a Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine diploma. She also pursuing her master's degree in the field of Sports and Exercise Medicine. Solmundson now work as a physician at the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre.
Pan American GamesEdit
|1999||Winnipeg, Canada||Charmaine Reid||11–3, 4–11, 9–11||Bronze|
Pan Am ChampionshipsEdit
|1997||Winnipeg, Canada||Denyse Julien||9–11, 4–11||Bronze|
|2001||Lima, Peru||Mike Beres|| Keith Chan
|7–0, 4–7, 7–4, –7, –7||Bronze|
|1997||Winnipeg, Canada||Mike Beres|| Iain Sydie
|2002||Polish Open||Kamila Augustyn||5–7, 7–3, 4–7, 4–7||Runner-up|
|1999||Mexico International||Ling Wan Ting||8–11, 11–4, 7–11||Runner-up|
|2001||Irish International||Anu Weckström||7–3, 1–7, 7–2, 7–5||Winner|
|1999||Jamaica International||Adrienn Kocsis||11–4, 11–0||Winner|
|1999||Argentina International||Anu Weckström||11–6, 11–6||Winner|
|1999||Brazil International||Anu Weckström||10–13, 9–11||Runner-up|
|1999||Canada Open||Charmaine Reid||1–11, 4–11, 10–13||Runner-up|
|1999||Carebaco International||Charmaine Reid||11–7, 11–5||Winner|
|1999||Peru International||Jody Patrick||1–11, 11–2, 11–9||Winner|
|1999||Jamaica International||Adrienn Kocsis|| Shackerah Cupidon
|13–15, 15–7, 8–15||Runner-up|
|1998||Peru International||Charmaine Reid|| Lotta Andersson
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- "Doubles team done in by the Danes". www.caaws-womenatthegames.ca. Winnipeg Sun. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
- "Badminton's Julien off to sixth Commonwealth Games". CBC.ca. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
- "Kara Solmundson, Badminton Pan Am finish: Bronze medallist in women's singles". newspaperarchive.com. Winnipeg Free Press. 19 December 1999. p. 16. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
- "Kara Solmundson". Kelvin High School. Archived from the original on 22 March 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
- "Kara Solmundson". Sport Medicine, Sport Science, Sport Training. Retrieved 10 March 2018.