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Ross Smith (badminton)

Ross James Smith (born 11 April 1985) is an Australian badminton player who specialises in the doubles event.[1] He competed for Australia at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, partnering Glenn Warfe.[2][3] He also represented Australia at the 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018 Commonwealth Games.[4][5]

Ross Smith
Personal information
Birth nameRoss James Smith
Country Australia
Born (1985-04-11) 11 April 1985 (age 34)
Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
ResidenceMelbourne, Australia
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Years active2004
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking31 (MD 7 June 2012)
49 (XD 16 January 2014)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Oceania ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Eastlink Badminton Stadium,
Hamilton, New Zealand
  Robin Middleton   Matthew Chau
  Sawan Serasinghe
17–21, 21–23   Silver
2012 Ken Kay Badminton Stadium,
Ballarat, Australia
  Glenn Warfe   Kevin Dennerly-Minturn
  Oliver Leydon-Davis
21–17, 21–18   Gold
2010 Stadium Southland,
Invercargill, New Zealand
  Glenn Warfe   Oliver Leydon-Davis
  Henry Tam
21–19, 21–12   Gold
2008 Nouméa, New Caledonia   Glenn Warfe   Nathan Hannam
  Henry Tam
21–13, 21–18   Gold
2006 Auckland, New Zealand   Glenn Warfe   John Gordon
  Daniel Shirley
15–21, 16–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Ken Kay Badminton Stadium,
Ballarat, Australia
  Gronya Somerville   Glenn Warfe
  Leanne Choo
11–21, 17–21   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Vietnam International   Robin Middleton   Selvanus Geh
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2013 Welsh International   Robin Middleton   Christopher Coles
  Matthew Nottingham
17–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2013 Victorian International   Robin Middleton   Raymond Tam
  Glenn Warfe
21–19, 19–21, 21–17   Winner
2013 Auckland International   Robin Middleton   Raymond Tam
  Glenn Warfe
21–16, 21–8   Winner
2012 Tahiti International   Glenn Warfe   Adrian Liu
  Derrick Ng
21–23, 13–21   Runner-up
2011 Altona International   Glenn Warfe   Kevin Dennerly-Minturn
  Oliver Leydon-Davis
21–17, 21–13   Winner
2010 Tahiti International   Glenn Warfe   Maoni Hu He
  Oliver Leydon-Davis
21–11, 21–12   Winner
2010 Altona International   Glenn Warfe   Daniel Gouw
  Arnold Setiadi
21–16, 21–10   Winner
2006 Waikato International   Glenn Warfe   Chance Cheng
  Joe Wu
20–22, 21–17, 21–9   Winner
2006 Ballarat International   Glenn Warfe   Ashley Brehaut
  Roslin Hashim
21–12, 21–16   Winner
2005 New Caledonia International   Glenn Warfe   Stuart Gomez
  Scott Menzies
15–8, 15–7   Winner
2005 Fiji International   Glenn Warfe   Damien Ah Sam
  Burty Molia
15–7, 15–1   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Maribyrnong International   Renuga Veeran   Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif
  Rusdina Antardayu Riodingin
18–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2013 Victorian International   Renuga Veeran   Robin Middleton
  He Tian Tang
19–21, 21–19, 19–21   Runner-up
2013 Auckland International   Renuga Veeran   Raymond Tam
  Gronya Somerville
21–16, 21–12   Winner
2012 Victorian International   Renuga Veeran   Andika Anhar
  Keshya Nurvita Hanadia
17–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2012 Tahiti International   Renuga Veeran   Derrick Ng
  Alex Bruce
23–21, 21–14   Winner
2010 Tahiti International   Kate Wilson-Smith   Glenn Warfe
  Leanne Choo
21–14, 13–21, 21–18   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Ross Smith". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Ross Smith". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Ross Smith". London 2012. Archived from the original on 4 April 2013. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Commonwealth Games Team Announced". Badminton Australia. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Commonwealth Games 2018". Maribyrnong Sports Academy. Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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