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Robin Middleton (born 8 February 1985, in Leeds) is an English badminton player currently representing Australia.

Robin Middleton
Personal information
Country  Australia (formerly  England)
Born (1985-02-08) 8 February 1985 (age 32)
Leeds, England
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Handedness Right
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 26 (in MD)
19 (in XD)
BWF profile

He was one of the UK's leading badminton players. Born in Leeds in 1985, his interests include cricket, sky diving, and botany. He holds a 2.1 degree from Loughborough University.

Middleton retired from professional badminton in 2011 after a disagreement with employer Badminton England.

He signaled his intention to come out of retirement to play for Australia after a period traveling there, and has since been named in their elite squad. He represented Australia in the men's doubles event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games with Ross Smith. Together, they were seeded fourth. They ended their campaign in the quarterfinals after losing to the eventual gold medalists, Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia.


Oceania ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Punaauia University Hall,
Papeete, Tahiti
  Leanne Choo   Anthony Joe
  Joy Lai
21–11, 21–9   Gold
2015 X-TRM North Harbour Badminton Centre,
North Harbour, New Zealand
  Leanne Choo   Oliver Leydon-Davis
  Danielle Tahuri
21-12, 21-14   Gold

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