Kerry-Lee Harrington

Kerry-Lee Harrington (born 21 March 1986) is a South African badminton player.[1] She won a bronze medal, along with her partner Stacy Doubell, in the women's doubles at the 2007 All-Africa Games in Algiers, Algeria.[2] Harrington represented South Africa at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in the women's singles. She received a bye for the second preliminary round match, before losing out to Malaysia's Wong Mew Choo, with a score of 4–21 each in two straight periods.[3][4]

Kerry-Lee Harrington
Personal information
Country South Africa
Born (1986-03-21) 21 March 1986 (age 34)
Durban, South Africa
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 12 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking97 (WS 8 December 2011)
237 (XD 22 October 2009)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

All-Africa GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Salle OMS El Biar,
Algiers, Algeria
  Stacey Doubell  
 
  Bronze

African ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Stacey Doubell 18–21, 16–21   Silver
2010 Sharing Youth Center, Kampala, Uganda   Hadia Hosny 17–21, 15–21   Bronze
2007 Stadium National Badminton Centre,Rose Hill, Mauritius   Grace Daniel 16–21, 16–21   Silver

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Moi International Sports Complex,
Nairobi, Kenya
  Stacey Doubell   Grace Daniel
  Mary Gideon
16–21, 15–21   Silver
2007 Stadium National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Stacey Doubell   Grace Daniel
  Karen Foo Kune
18–21, 12–21   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series (4 runners-up)Edit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 South Africa International   Stacey Doubell 12–21, 14–21   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Botswana International   Michelle Butler-Emmett   Megan de Beer
  Johanita Scholtz
18–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2008 Mauritius International   Stacey Doubell   Chantal Botts
  Michelle Edwards
7–21, 21–17, 14–21   Runner-up
2008 Mauritius International   Chantal Botts   Karen Foo Kune
  Grace Daniel
15–21, 22–24   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Kerry-Lee Harrington". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  2. ^ "S. African badminton players dominate African championships". Xinhua News Agency. People's Daily. 28 May 2007. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Women's Singles Round of 32". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  4. ^ "China off to strong start in badminton". Team USA. 10 August 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2013.

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