Michelle Butler-Emmett

Michelle Butler-Emmett (born 4 March 1983) is a South African badminton player.[1] She was the All-Africa Games silver medalists in the mixed doubles in 2015 and in the team event in 2011 and 2015.[2][3] Butler-Emmett won the African Championships in the mixed doubles in 2013 and 2014, also in the women's doubles in 2017.

Michelle Butler-Emmett
Personal information
Country South Africa
Born (1983-03-04) 4 March 1983 (age 37)
Durban, South Africa
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking177 (WS 3 May 2012)
97 (WD 30 November 2017)
117 (XD 24 March 2016)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

All-Africa GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Gymnase Étienne Mongha,
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
  Willem Viljoen   Andries Malan
  Jennifer Fry
17–21, 21–23   Silver

African ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 National Badminton Centre, Rose Hill, Mauritius   Grace Gabriel 9–21, 19–21   Bronze

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Cairo Stadium Hall 2,
Cairo, Egypt
  Amy Ackerman   Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
  Uchechukwu Deborah Ukeh
21–19, 8–21, 11–21   Bronze
2017 John Barrable Hall,
Benoni, South Africa
  Jennifer Fry   Doha Hany
  Hadia Hosny
21–12, 15–21, 21–12   Gold
2013 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Jennifer Fry   Shama Aboobakar
  Yeldy Louison
17–21, 14–21   Bronze
2012 Arat Kilo Hall,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  Stacey Doubell   Grace Daniel
  Susan F Ideh
19–21, 21–14, 22–24   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Lobatse Stadium,
Gaborone, Botswana
  Willem Viljoen   Andries Malan
  Jennifer Fry
21–18, 21–17   Gold
2013 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Willem Viljoen   Andries Malan
  Jennifer Fry
21–18, 20–22, 21–9   Gold

BWF International Challenge/Series (8 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Botswana International   Kerry-Lee Harrington   Megan de Beer
  Johanita Scholtz
18–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2018 South Africa International   Jennifer Fry   Lehandre Schoeman
  Johanita Scholtz
17–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2018 Botswana International   Jennifer Fry   Tessa Kabelo
  Tebogo Ndzinge
21–7, 21–9   Winner
2017 South Africa International   Jennifer Fry   Demi Botha
  Lee-Ann De Wet
21–17, 21–19   Winner
2017 Botswana International   Jennifer Fry   Silvia Garino
  Lisa Iversen
26–24, 21–16   Winner
2016 South Africa International   Jennifer Fry   Elme de Villiers
  Sandra Le Grange
21–15, 21–16   Winner
2014 Zambia International   Elme de Villiers   Grace Gabriel
  Kate Foo Kune
21–17, 19–21, 21–17   Winner
2013 South Africa International   Sandra Le Grange   Elme de Villiers
  Sandra Halilovic
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2011 Botswana International   Stacey Doubell   Annari Viljoen
  Michelle Edwards
12–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2011 Namibia International   Stacey Doubell   Hadia Hosny
  Rajae Rochdy
21–14, 21–9   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 South Africa International   Cameron Coetzer   Prakash Vijayanath
  Stacey Doubell
25–23, 19–21, 21–15   Winner
2013 Mauritius International   Willem Viljoen   Georgie Cupidon
  Allisen Camille
21–12, 21–13   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Michelle Butler-Emmett". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  2. ^ "South Africa, Mauritius win All Africa Games badminton gold medals". Xinhua News Agency. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  3. ^ Etheridge, Mark (9 September 2015). "SA badminton code secure guaranteed five medals at African Games". SASCOC. Retrieved 29 November 2018.

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