Peter Blackburn (badminton)

Peter Grant Blackburn (born 25 March 1968) is an Australian badminton player who affiliated with the Ballarat Badminton Association. He competed at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics, and collected four bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games.[1][2] Blackburn graduated from the Ballarat University College with a Diploma in Teaching in 1991.[3] He was awarded the Hollioake Medallion in 1991, 1994 and 1995 for his outstanding contribution to sport in the City of Ballarat, and in 1999 he was named Ballarat Sportsperson of the Year.[4]

Peter Blackburn
Personal information
Birth namePeter Grant Blackburn
Country Australia
Born (1968-03-25) 25 March 1968 (age 52)
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
EventMen's & mixed doubles
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada   Mark Nichols   Cheah Soon Kit
  Soo Beng Kiang
1–15, 2–15   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Rhonda Cator   Simon Archer
  Joanne Goode
10–15, 4–15   Bronze
1994 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada   Rhonda Cator   Chris Hunt
  Gillian Clark
7–15, 4–15   Bronze

Oceania ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Suva, Fiji   Murray Hocking   Ashley Brehaut
  Travis Denney
7–4, 7–8, 7–5   Gold
1999 Sleeman Sports Complex,
Brisbane, Australia
  David Bamford   Daniel Shirley
  Dean Galt
15–10, 15–11   Gold
1997 North Harbour, New Zealand   David Bamford   Grant Walker
  Kerrin Harrison
15–13, 17–14   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Sleeman Sports Complex,
Brisbane, Australia
  Rhonda Cator   David Bamford
  Amanda Hardy
11–15, 15–3, 15–4   Gold
1997 North Harbour, New Zealand   Rhonda Cator   Daniel Shirley
  Tammy Jenkins
14–17, 13–15   Silver

IBF InternationalEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 New Zealand International   Murray Hocking   John Gordon
  Daniel Shirley
1–7, 4–7, 7–1   Runner-up
2001 Canberra International   Murray Hocking   John Gordon
  Daniel Shirley
6–8, 5–7, 3–7   Runner-up
2001 Hamilton International   Murray Hocking   Chris Blair
  Daniel Shirley
5–7, 7–0, 1–7   Runner-up
2000 Australia Capital International   David Bamford   Liu Kwok Wa
  Albertus Susanto Njoto
9–15, 3–15   Runner-up
1999 Victoria International   David Bamford   Ma Che Kong
  Yau Tsz Yuk
4–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1999 Fiji International   Denis Constantin   Geoffrey Bellingham
  Daniel Shirley
15–13, 15–12   Winner
1999 Western Australia International   David Bamford   Stuart Brehaut
  Murray Hocking
17–15, 13–15, 15–11   Winner
1999 Wellington International   David Bamford   Ma Che Kong
  Yau Tsz Yuk
8–15, 15–3, 15–6   Winner
1999 Waikato International   David Bamford   Manuel Dubrulle
  Vincent Laigle
15–7, 15–7   Winner
1999 Auckland International   David Bamford   Dean Galt
  Daniel Shirley
9–15, 15–10, 15–11   Winner
1998 Australian International   David Bamford   Murray Hocking
  Mark Nichols
15–12, 15–12   Winner
1998 New South Wales International   David Bamford   Murray Hocking
  Mark Nichols
8–15, 15–4, 15–3   Winner
1998 Auckland International   David Bamford   Anton Gargiulo
  Nick Hall
15–11, 15–6   Winner
1997 Australian International   David Bamford   Murray Hocking
  Mark Nichols
15–7, 16–18, 15–4   Winner
1997 Western Australia International   David Bamford   Gary Roberts
  Michael Todd
15–11, 15–8   Winner
1995 Auckland International   Paul Staight   Dean Galt
  Glenn Stewart
15–10, 13–15, 15–6   Winner
1995 Victoria International   Paul Staight   Matthew McCarthy
  Ben McCarthy
15–8, 15–8   Winner
1995 Australian International   Paul Staight   Andrew Connolly
  Murray Hocking
15–3, 15–9   Winner
1994 Australian International   Mark Nichols   Paul Kong
  Denis Todd
15–3, 15–1   Winner
1993 Australian International   Mark Nichols   He Tim
  Murray Hocking
15–4, 15–4   Winner
1992 Australian International   Mark Nichols   Ong Beng Teong
  Paul Stevenson
15–5, 15–4   Winner
1991 New Zealand International   Darren McDonald   Dean Galt
  Kerrin Harrison
15–3, 15–8   Winner
1989 Australian International   Gordon Lang   He Tim
  D. Rughani
15–8, 15–13   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Victoria International   Rhonda Cator   Chris Blair
  Rebecca Gordon
8–15, 15–13, 15–2   Winner
2000 New Zealand International   Rhonda Cator   Chris Blair
  Sara Runesten-Petersen
15–8, 15–11   Winner
2000 Canadian International   Rhonda Cator   Mike Beres
  Kara Solmundson
15–12, 12–15, 15–3   Winner
1999 Victoria International   Rhonda Cator   Daniel Shirley
  Tammy Jenkins
15–8, 10–15, 15–9   Winner
1999 Fiji International   Rhonda Cator   Daniel Shirley
  Tammy Jenkins
10–15, 15–10, 15–2   Winner
1999 Wellington International   Rhonda Cator   Daniel Shirley
  Tammy Jenkins
12–15, 7–15   Runner-up
1999 Waikato International   Rhonda Cator   David Bamford
  Amanda Hardy
15–12, 15–3   Winner
1998 Australian International   Rhonda Cator   Murray Hocking
  Amanda Hardy
15–9, 11–15, 15–10   Winner
1998 South Australia International   Rhonda Cator   Dean Galt
  Tammy Jenkins
15–4, 15–8   Winner
1998 New South Wales International   Rhonda Cator   David Bamford
  Lisa Bamford
15–4, 15–1   Winner
1997 Australian International   Rhonda Cator   Murray Hocking
  Lisa Campbell
15–7, 6–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1997 Western Australia International   Rhonda Cator   David Bamford
  Kellie Lucas
15–9, 15–11   Winner
1996 Australian International   Rhonda Cator   Tam Kai Chuen
  Tung Chau Man
11–15, 17–14, 15–6   Winner
1995 Victoria International   Rhonda Cator   Paul Stevenson
  Amanda Hardy
15–11, 15–9   Winner
1995 Australian International   Rhonda Cator   Paul Stevenson
  Amanda Hardy
  Runner-up
1995 Victor Cup   Rhonda Cator   Michael Keck
  Katrin Schmidt
7–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1994 New Zealand International   Rhonda Cator   Michael Keck
  Christine Skropke
15–8, 15–10   Winner
1994 Australian International   Rhonda Cator   Mark Nichols
  Amanda Hardy
14–17, 15–12, 7–15   Runner-up
1993 Australian International   Lisa Campbell   Mark Nichols
  Amanda Hardy
8–15, 5–15   Runner-up
1992 Australian International   Lisa Campbell   Ong Beng Teong
  Wendy Shinners
6–15, 14–17   Runner-up
1991 Australian International   Lisa Campbell   He Tim
  Anna Lao
5–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1991 New Zealand International   Lisa Campbell   Darren McDonald
  Anna Lao
15–8, 17–16   Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Peter Blackburn". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Ballarat's most famous people". The Courier. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Peter Blackburn: Badminton - Ballarat University College". Federation University Australia. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Ballarat Sportsmen's Club". www.ballaratsportsmensclub.org.au. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

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