Roelof Dednam

Roelof Jakobus Dednam (born 21 August 1985) is a male badminton player from South Africa. Dednam played badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with Chris Dednam, losing in the round of 16 to Howard Bach and Bob Malaythong of the United States.[1]

Roelof Dednam
Personal information
Birth nameRoelof Jakobus Dednam
Country South Africa
Born (1985-08-21) 21 August 1985 (age 35)
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight96 kg (212 lb)
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking340 (MS 1 April 2010)
157 (MD 29 October 2009)
185 (XD 26 August 2010)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

All Africa GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Salle OMS El Biar,
Algiers, Algeria
  Chris Dednam   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
21–10, 21–15   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Salle OMS El Biar,
Algiers, Algeria
  Michelle Edwards   Georgie Cupidon
  Juliette Ah-Wan
17–21, 21–19, 13–21   Bronze

African ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Stadium Badminton Rose Hill,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Chris Dednam   Georgie Cupidon
  Steve Malcouzane
21–17, 21–16   Gold
2006 Algiers, Algeria   Chris Dednam   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
  Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Sharing Youth Center,
Kampala, Uganda
  Annari Viljoen   Dorian James
  Michelle Edwards
13–21, 14–21   Silver

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 South Africa International   Daniel Paiola 21–23, 21–18, 18–21   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 South Africa International   Chris Dednam   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
21–14, 21–18   Winner
2008 South Africa International   Chris Dednam   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
16–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2007 South Africa International   Chris Dednam   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
12–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2007 Mauritius International   Chris Dednam   Jochen Cassel
  Thomas Tesche
13–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2006 Mauritius International   Chris Dednam   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
13–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2005 South Africa International   Chris Dednam   Ibrahim Adamu
  Greg Okuonghae
7–15, 15–3, 15–10   Winner
2005 Kenya International   Chris Dednam   Jan Fröhlich
  Jan Vondra
11–15, 4–15   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roelof Dednam Biography and Olympic Record". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 16 July 2012.

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