Ola Fagbemi

Ebenezar Olaoluwa Fagbemi (born 20 October 1984) is a Nigerian male badminton player.[1][2] He competed at the 2002 and 2010 Commonwealth Games.[3][4] At the All-Africa Games, he has collected three golds, two silvers and three bronzes from 2003-2015.[5]

Ola Fagbemi
Personal information
Birth nameEbenezar Olaoluwa Fagbemi
Country Nigeria
Born (1984-10-20) 20 October 1984 (age 36)
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking106 (MS 18 March 2010)
79 (MD 18 March 2010)
101 (XD 22 March 2012)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

All African GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Escola Josina Machel,
Maputo, Mozambique
  Edwin Ekiring 21–15, 13–21, 16–21   Bronze
2003 Indoor Sports Halls National Stadium,
Abuja, Nigeria
  Ocholi Edicha   Silver

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Gymnase Étienne Mongha,
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
  Jinkan Ifraimu   Andries Malan
  Willem Viljoen
16–21, 19–21   Bronze
2011 Escola Josina Machel,
Maputo, Mozambique
  Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
21–18, 21–19   Gold

African ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Jinkan Ifraimu 21–16, 19–21, 18–21   Silver
2010 Kampala, Uganda   Jinkan Ifraimu 15–21, 0–21 Retired   Silver
2009 Nairobi, Kenya   Jinkan Ifraimu 21–18, 21–18   Gold
2002 Casablanca, Morocco   Dotun Akinsanya 7–5, 6–8, 6–8   Bronze
2000 Bauchi, Nigeria   Denis Constantin 11–15, 8–15   Silver

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Arat Kilo Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
15–21, 5–21   Silver
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
18–21, 14–21   Silver
2010 Kampala, Uganda   Jinkan Ifraimu   Ibrahim Adamu
  Edicha Abel Ocholi
21–12, 16–21, 21–14   Gold
2009 Nairobi, Kenya   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian James
  Chris Dednam
21–13, 21–14   Gold
2002 Casablanca, Morocco   Ocholi Edicha   Stephan Beeharry
  Denis Constantin
1–7, 1–7, 1–7   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Lobatse Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana   Dorcas Adesokan   Willem Viljoen
  Michelle Butler Emmett
17–21, 16–21   Bronze
2012 Arat Kilo Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Susan Ideh   Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
18–21, 17–21   Bronze
2009 Nairobi, Kenya   Grace Daniel   Georgie Cupidon
  Juliette Ah-Wan
18–21, 22–20, 21–16   Gold

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2002 Kenya International   Stephan Beeharry 7–4, 8–6, 7–1   Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Nigeria International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Enejoh Abah
  Victor Makanju
10–11, 11–5, 11–8, 11–9   Winner
2014 Lagos International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Andries Malan
  Willem Viljoen
14–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2013 Nigeria International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Enejoh Abah
  Victor Makanju
22–20, 21–19   Winner
2012 Uganda International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian Lance James
  Willem Viljoen
22–24, 19–21   Runner-up
2011 Botswana International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian Lance James
  Willem Viljoen
23–21, 13–21, 21–15   Winner
2010 Kenya International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian Lance James
  Willem Viljoen
20–22, 17–21   Runner-up
2010 Uganda International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian Lance James
  Willem Viljoen
13–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2009 Mauritius International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian Lance James
  Willem Viljoen
21–19, 20–22, 8–21   Runner-up
2009 Kenya International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Dorian Lance James
  Chris Dednam
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2008 Nigeria International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Akeem Ogunseye
  Greg Orobosa Okuonghae
24–22, 17–21, 21–17   Runner-up
2008 Mauritius International   Jinkan Ifraimu   Greg Orobosa Okuonghae
  Ibrahim Adamu
21–15, 21–17   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Nigeria International   Dorcas Adesokan   Jinkan Ifraimu
  Susan Ideh
11–8, 4–11, 11–7, 10-11, 8–11   Winner
2014 Uganda International   Dorcas Adesokan   Enejoh Abah
  Tosin Atolagbe
15–21, 21–10, 21–18   Winner
2013 Nigeria International   Dorcas Adesokan   Enejoh Abah
  Tosin Atolagbe
21–12, 21–17   Winner
2011 Botswana International   Susan Ideh   Dorian Lance James
  Michelle Claire Edwards
16–21, 21–11, 19–21   Runner-up
2009 Mauritius International   Grace Daniel   Georgie Cupidon
  Juliette Ah-Wan
21–17, 21–16   Winner
2002 Kenya International   Grace Daniel   Stephan Beeharry
  Shama Aboobakar
7–2, 1–7, 2–7, 4–7   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Ola Fagbemi". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Fagbemi Ola". www.africa-badminton.com (in French). Badminton Confederation of Africa. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Badminton successes for Northern Ireland and African nations". m2002.thecgf.com. 2002 Manchester. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Fagbemi Ola". cwgdelhi2010.infostradasports.com. New Delhi 2010. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  5. ^ "- Les Jeux Africains - "All Africa Games"". www.africa-badminton.com (in French). Africa Badminton. Archived from the original on 21 February 2019. Retrieved 10 January 2018.

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