Margaret Nankabirwa

Margaret Nankabirwa (born 6 July 1987) is a Ugandan female badminton player.[2][3]

Margaret Nankabirwa
Personal information
Country Uganda
Born (1987-07-06) 6 July 1987 (age 33)
Nsambya, Uganda[1]
ResidenceKampala, Uganda
Women's
Highest ranking295 (WS) 2 Feb 2012
132 (WD) 29 Mar 2012
303 (XD) 26 Aug 2010
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Nankabirwa started playing badminton in 2008, inspired by her mother.[1] In 2010, she competed at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India and defeated by Alex Bruce of Canada in the first round of women's singles event. In 2014, she competed in Glasgow, Scotland and defeated in first round in women's singles, doubles, and mixed doubles event.[1][4]

AchievementsEdit

African Badminton ChampionshipsEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Arat Kilo Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Bridget Shamim Bangi   Annari Viljoen
  Michelle Edwards
10–21, 13–21   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2009 Uganda International   Karen Foo Kune 16–21, 9–21   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Kenya International   Bridget Shamim Bangi   Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
  Grace Gabriel
18–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2013 Uganda International   Bridget Shamim Bangi   Shama Aboobakar
  Grace Gabriel
13–21, 21–18, 12–21   Runner-up
2009 Uganda International   Bridget Shamim Bangi   Rose Nakalya
  Norah Nassimbwa
21–16, 21–10   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Margaret Nankabirwa Biography". g2014results.thecgf.com. Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Players: Margaret Nankabirwa". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Margaret Nankabirwa Full Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Shehan qualifies for 200m semis". www.sundayobserver.lk. Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. Retrieved 12 October 2016.

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