Rebecca Pantaney

Rebecca Pantaney (born 7 October 1975) is an English badminton player who won gold for England in the women's team event at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.[1]

Rebecca Pantaney
Personal information
Country England
Born7 October 1975 (1975-10-07) (age 44)
Height157 cm (5 ft 2 in)
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As a coach she has also traveled to the Falkland Islands where she has coached players at the Stanley Badminton Club, as well as taking them to the Island Games, the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, and the 27th Brazil Badminton International Cup, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.[2][3]

She was chosen to be one of the torchbearers for the 2012 Summer Olympics torch relay, carrying the torch across the Clifton Suspension Bridge into Bristol.[4][5]


  1. ^ "1998 Commonwealth Games - Medals Tally by Sport". Commonwealth Games Federation. Retrieved 18 July 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ King, Roxanne (24 September 2012). "Falklands' team schedule for the Brazil Badminton International Tournament released". MercoPress. Stanley. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Moment to Shine, Rebecca Pantaney". Official site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  4. ^ "BBC - Olympic Torch Relay - Bristol to Cheltenham". BBC. 23 May 2012. Archived from the original on 18 July 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Rebecca Pantaney - Olympic Torchbearers - 2012 Olympics". London 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2012.

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