Martin Dew

Martin Dew is a former English male badminton player who specialized in doubles.

Martin Dew
Personal information
NationalityBritish (English)
Born (1958-08-16) 16 August 1958 (age 63)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  England
Thomas Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Kuala Lumpur Men's team

CareerEdit

Dew won two medals in the World Championships, a silver medal in 1983 for men's doubles and a bronze medal in 1987 for mixed doubles. He shared the mixed doubles title at the prestigious All-England Championships twice with Gillian Gilks (1982 and 1984). Dew is also one of the most successful players ever in the European Badminton Championships with four titles, one of them in men's doubles and three in mixed doubles.

AchievementsEdit

Rank Event Date Venue
World Championships
3 Mixed doubles (with Gillian Gilks) 1987 Beijing, CHN
World Cup
1 Mixed doubles(with Gillian Gilks) 1983 Kuala Lumpur, MLY
European Championships
1 Mixed doubles 1982 Böblingen, GER
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Men's doubles
Mixed doubles
1984 Preston, ENG
1 Mixed doubles 1986 Uppsala, SWE
2 Men's doubles 1982 Böblingen, GER
Commonwealth Games
1 Mixed doubles 1982 Brisbane, AUS
2 Men's doubles 1982 Brisbane, AUS
Open Championships
1 Mixed doubles 1982, 1984 All England
1 Mixed doubles 1982, 1985 Indonesia Open

World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Brøndbyhallen, Copenhagen, Denmark   Mike Tredgett   Steen Fladberg
  Jesper Helledie
10–15, 10–15   Silver

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 All England Open   Mike Tredgett   Thomas Kihlström
  Stefan Karlsson
10–15, 13–15   Runner-up
1983 Scandinavian Cup   Mike Tredgett   Rudy Heryanto
  Hariamanto Kartono
15–12, 16–18, 11–15   Runner-up
1984 Japan Open   Steve Baddeley   Thomas Kihlström
  Stefan Karlsson
6–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1984 German Open   Mike Tredgett   Duncan Bridge
  Nigel Tier
15–9, 7–15, 18–17   Winner
1984 All England Open   Mike Tredgett   Rudy Heryanto
  Hariamanto Kartono
11–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1985 Malaysia Open   Dipak Tailor   Razif Sidek
  Jalani Sidek
16–18, 15–12, 3–15   Runner-up
1985 Scandinavian Cup   Dipak Tailor   Steen Fladberg
  Jesper Helledie
12–15, 9–15   Runner-up
1986 Scandinavian Cup   Dipak Tailor   Steen Fladberg
  Jesper Helledie
9–15, 18–15, 7–15   Runner-up
1986 Carlton-Intersport-Cup   Dipak Tailor   Steen Fladberg
  Jesper Helledie
15–9, 18–14   Winner
1986 Denmark Open   Dipak Tailor   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
9–15, 3–15   Runner-up
1986 English Masters   Dipak Tailor   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
15–11, 5–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1987 Poona Open   Dipak Tailor   Peter Buch
  Nils Skeby
15–3, 17–15   Winner
1987 German Open   Dipak Tailor   Sawei Chanseorasmee
  Sakrapee Thongsari
12–15, 10–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  • European results
  • English statistics
  • All England champions 1899-2007
  • Pat Davis: The Encyclopaedia of Badminton. Robert Hale, London, 1987, p. 38-39, ISBN 0-7090-2796-6