Shama Aboobakar

Shama Aboobakar (born 6 July 1983) is a Mauritian badminton player.[1][2]

Shama Aboobakar
Personal information
Country Mauritius
Born (1983-07-06) 6 July 1983 (age 37)
Beau Bassin-Rose Hill, Mauritius
ResidenceBeau Bassin-Rose Hill, Mauritius
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Years active1999
HandednessRight
CoachMardeven Yagambrum
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking161 (WS 28 Mar 2013)
129 (WD 29 Mar 2012)
219 (XD 22 Oct 2009)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

She competed at the 2006 and 2010 Commonwealth Games in the women's singles, doubles, mixed doubles, and team events.[3][4] In 2012, she became a champion at the Mauritius International and Botswana International tournaments in women's singles event.[5]

AchievementsEdit

African ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2002 Casablanca, Morocco   Grace Daniel 7-8, 7-5, 5-7   Bronze

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Yeldy Louison   Juliette Ah-Wan
  Allisen Camille
21-18, 16-21, 14-21   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Denneshsing Baboolall   Willem Viljoen
  Michelle Butler-Emmett
15-21, 18-21   Bronze
2009 Moi International Sports Complex,
Nairobi, Kenya
  Sahir Edoo   Ola Fagbemi
  Grace Daniel
10-21, 19-21   Bronze
2004 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Stephan Beeharry   Greg Okuonghae
  Grace Daniel
9-15, 15-11, 9-15   Silver

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2012 Botswana International   Elme de Villiers 18–21, 21–16, 21–17   Winner
2012 Ethiopia International   Shamim Bangi 15–21, 21–19, 19–21   Runner-up
2012 Mauritius International   Cynthia Course 18–21, 21–12, 21–17   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Uganda International   Grace Gabriel   Shamim Bangi
  Margaret Nankabirwa
21–13, 18–21, 21–12   Winner
2012 South Africa International   Stacey Doubell   Michelle Edwards
  Annari Viljoen
19–21, 21–15, 13–21   Runner-up
2012 Mauritius International   Shaama Sandooyea   Allisen Camille
  Cynthia Course
16–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2010 Mauritius International   Amrita Sawaram   Leisha Cooper
  Yeldi Louison
  Runner-up
2009 Mauritius International   Amrita Sawaram   Susan Ideh
  Juliette Ah-Wan
18–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2005 Kenya International   Amrita Sawaram   Fiona Nakalema
  Fiona Ssozi
Walkover   Winner
2005 South Africa International   Amrita Sawaram   Chantal Botts
  Michelle Edwards
5–15, 7–15   Runner-up
2002 Mauritius International   Martine de Souza   Felicity Gallup
  Joanne Muggeridge
4–11, 0–11   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Mauritius International   Denneshsing Baboolall   Georgie Cupidon
  Cynthia Course
19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2008 South Africa International   Stephan Beeharry   Chris Dednam
  Michelle Edwards
17–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2005 Kenya International   Stephan Beeharry   Édouard Clarisse
  Amrita Sawaram
16–17, 7–15   Runner-up
2002 Mauritius International   Stephan Beeharry   Matthew Hughes
  Joanne Muggeridge
5–11, 3–11   Runner-up
2002 Kenya International   Stephan Beeharry   Ola Fagbemi
  Grace Daniel
2–7, 7–1, 7–2, 7–4   Winner
2001 Mauritius International   Stephan Beeharry   Georgie Cupidon
  Juliette Ah-Wan
7–2, 7–3, 7–8   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Shama Aboobakar". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Biography: Aboobakar Shama". m2006.thecgf.com. Melbourne 2006. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Commonwealth Games 2006: Badminton". www.bbc.co.uk. BBC News. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Participant Information: Shama Aboobakar". Delhi 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Badminton-Internationaux D'Ouganda: Shama Aboobakar souhaite améliorer son classement mondial". www.lemauricien.com (in French). Le Mauricien Ltd. Archived from the original on 13 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.

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