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Richard Eidestedt

Richard Eidestedt (born 20 June 1987) is an English male badminton player, and currently plays for Sweden.[1][2] In 2008, he won the Irish, Le Volant d'Or, and Scotland International tournaments in the men's doubles event partnered with Andrew Ellis.[3][4][5] In 2016, he and Nico Ruponen had to battle through the qualification round at the Orleans International tournament before reach the finals, finally they won the men's doubles title after beat Hardianto and Haryanto of Indonesia.[6]

Richard Eidestedt
Personal information
Country England
Born (1987-06-20) 20 June 1987 (age 32)
Men's Doubles & Mixed Doubles
Highest ranking29 (MD) 21 Jan 2010
216 (XD) 26 Aug 2010
BWF profile


BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Swedish International   Nico Ruponen   Konstantin Abramov
  Alexandr Zinchenko
17-21, 20-22   Runner-up
2016 Italian International   Nico Ruponen   Jones Ralfy Jansen
  Josche Zurwonne
17-21, 18-21   Runner-up
2016 Orleans International   Nico Ruponen   Hardianto
  Kenas Adi Haryanto
13-21, 21-12, 21-19   Winner
2015 Norwegian International   Andy Hartono Tandaputra   Soren Gravholt
  Nikolaj Overgaard
21-23, 17-21   Runner-up
2008 Scotland International   Andrew Ellis   Chris Langridge
  David Lindley
21-19 16-21 21-16   Winner
2008 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Andrew Ellis   Wouter Claes
  Frédéric Mawet
21-12, 21-12   Winner
2008 Irish International   Andrew Ellis   Martin Delfs
  Morten Kronborg
21-13, 21-16   Winner
2007 Spanish Open   Robin Middleton   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
4-21, 10-21   Runner-up
2006 Welsh International   Andrew Ellis   Matthew Hughes
  Martyn Lewis
9-21, 16-21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament


  1. ^ "Players: Richard Eidestedt". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Meet the Bristol Jets' first ever NBL squad, looking to really establish themselves in season one". Bristol Sport. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Ouseph wins singles and Ellis & Eidestedt take doubles in Ireland". Badminton England. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Eidestedt and Ellis triumph in Toulouse". Badminton England. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  5. ^ "English duo take Glasgow titles". BBC. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Maiden title for Eidestedt & Ruponen in Orleans". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 23 January 2017.

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