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Martin Campbell (badminton)

Martin Campbell (born 26 July 1990) is a Scottish badminton player from BC Adliswil Zurich. Campbell started playing badminton when he was around seven years old, and joined the national team in 2008.[1] He was the bronze medalist at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune, India,[2] and competed at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games.[3][4] He won his first National Championships title in 2015.[5]

Martin Campbell
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Martin Campbell on 12 October 2014
Personal information
Country Scotland
Born (1990-07-26) 26 July 1990 (age 29)
Edinburgh, Scotland
ResidenceGlasgow, Scotland
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Years active2007
HandednessRight
CoachWong Tat Meng
Andrew Bowman
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking52 (MD 26 October 2017
101 (XD 13 July 2017)
BWF profile

Campbell graduated from Loughborough University with a first class honours degree.[2]

Campbell announced his retirement from full-time badminton in July 2018, and amassed 29 Scotland caps since 2010.[6]

AchievementsEdit

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Swedish Open   Patrick MacHugh   Oliver Leydon-Davis
  Lasse Mølhede
17–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2016 Estonian International   Patrick MacHugh   Jones Ralfy Jansen
  Josche Zurwonne
15–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2015 Hungarian International   Patrick MacHugh   Soren Gravholt
  Nikolaj Overgaard
21–13, 18–21, 21–16   Winner
2015 Portugal International   Patrick MacHugh   Peter Briggs
  Tom Wolfenden
17–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2015 Iceland International   Patrick MacHugh   Frederik Aalestrup
  Kasper Dinesen
21–16, 21–17   Winner
2014 Portugal International   Patrick MacHugh   Kazuki Matsumaru
  Izumi Okoshi
21–18, 13–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2014 Iceland International   Patrick MacHugh   Mattijs Dierickx
  Freek Golinski
21–15, 12–21, 21–14   Winner
2013 Bulgaria Eurasia Open   Patrick MacHugh   Joe Morgan
  Nic Strange
25–23, 21–10   Winner
2012 Iceland International   Patrick MacHugh   Joe Morgan
  Nic Strange
17–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2012 Irish International   Angus Gilmour   Daniel Font
  Oliver Gwilt
21–12, 24–26, 16–21   Runner-up
2011 Welsh International   Angus Gilmour   Christopher Coles
  Matthew Nottingham
19–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2010 Bulgarian International   Angus Gilmour   Marcus Ellis
  Peter Mills
14–21, 10–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Romanian International   Jillie Cooper   Bastian Kersaudy
  Teshana Vignes Waran
21–14, 21–15   Winner
2011 Welsh International   Ng Hui Lin   Peter Briggs
  Ng Hui Ern
21–16, 21–19   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Martin Campbell". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Martin Campbell Badminton". Team Scotland. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Martin Campbell Biography". g2014results.thecgf.com. Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Participants: Martin Campbell". gc2018.com. Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh win Scottish title". Edinburgh Evening News. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Badminton: Scots Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh to retire". BBC. Retrieved 10 July 2018.

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