Katherine Wynter

Katherine Wynter (born 9 February 1996) is a Jamaican badminton player.[1][2] In 2016, she won the Jamaica International tournament in the women's doubles event partnered with Ruth Williams.[3] She also won the bronze medal at the 2016 Pan Am Badminton Championships in the mixed doubles event partnered with Dennis Coke.[4] She competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.[5]

Katherine Wynter
Personal information
Country Jamaica
Born (1996-02-09) 9 February 1996 (age 24)
Kingston, Jamaica
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking227 (WS 21 December 2017)
232 (WD 14 August 2014)
149 (XD 30 November 2017)
BWF profile

Wynter educated at the University of the West Indies in Mona, and was awarded University Sportswoman of the Year in 2015 and 2016.[5]

AchievementsEdit

Pan Am ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Clube Fonte São Paulo,
Campinas, Brazil
  Dennis Coke   Nyl Yakura
  Brittney Tam
11–21, 9–21   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Jamaica International   Mikaylia Haldane   Leanne Choo
  Rachel Honderich
2–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2016 Carebaco International   Mikaylia Haldane   Nairoby Abigail Jimenez
  Bermary Altagracia Polanco Munoz
17–21, 23–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2016 Jamaica International   Ruth Williams   Henry Geordine
  Mikaylia Haldane
21–17, 10–21, 21–15   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Suriname International   Mitchel Wongsodikromo   Cesar Adonis Brito Gonzalez
  Bermary Altagracia Polanco Munoz
10–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2017 Suriname International   Dennis Coke   Leodannis Martinez
  Tahimara Oropeza
16–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2017 Peru International   Dennis Coke   Mario Cuba
  Katherine Winder
9–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2017 Jamaica International   Dennis Coke   Toby Ng
  Rachel Honderich
9–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2015 Carebaco International   Gareth Henry   Nelson Javier
  Daigenis Saturria
17–21, 19–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Katherine Wynter". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Badminton - Athlete Profile: Katherine Wynter". results.toronto2015.org. Toronto 2015. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Martins, Cicognini capture singles titles at Jamaica International Badminton Tournament". securejam.mediaspanonline.com. The Jamaica Observer. Archived from the original on 18 January 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Pomoceno faz aniversário e leva prata de presente no Pan de Badminton". globoesporte.globo.com (in Portuguese). Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Participants: Katherine Wynter". gc2018.com. Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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