Stephan Beeharry

Jacques Michel Stephan Beeharry (born 19 April 1975) is a Mauritian badminton player.[1] He competed at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics,[2] also at the 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 Commonwealth Games.[3][4][5] Beeharry was the bronze medalists at the 2003 All-Africa Games in the men's singles, doubles, and team events.[6]

Stephan Beeharry
Personal information
Birth nameJacques Michel Stephan Beeharry
Country Mauritius
Born (1975-04-19) 19 April 1975 (age 45)
Rose Hill, Mauritius
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking293 (MS 25 March 2010)
298 (MD 8 July 2010)
216 (XD 26 August 2010)
BWF profile

Career overviewEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

At the 1996 Summer Olympics, he competed in men's singles event and defeated by Fumihiko Machida of Japan in the first round with the score 15-11, 15-5. In men's doubles event, he was partnered with Eddy Clarisse and defeated by Peter Blackburn and Paul Straight of Australia in the first round with the score 15-3, 15-7. In mixed doubles event, he was partnered with Martine de Souza and defeated by Jens Eriksen and Helene Kirkegaard of Denmark in the first round with the score 15-6, 15-8. At the 2000 Summer Olympics, he competed in mixed doubles event partnered with Marie-Helene Valerie-Pierre and defeated by the Canadian pairs Mike Beres and Kara Solmundson in the first round with the score 15-2, 15-6.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Beeharry is now works as a lecturer of physical education in Collège du Saint-Esprit.[7]

AchievementsEdit

All-Africa GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2003 Indoor Sports Halls National Stadium, Abuja, Nigeria   Ola Fagbemi 10–15, 8–15   Bronze

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Indoor Sports Halls National Stadium,
Abuja, Nigeria
  Eddy Clarisse   Abimbola Odejoke
  Dotun Akinsanya
–, –, –   Bronze

African ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Stadium Badminton Rose Hill,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Vishal Sawaram   Chris Dednam
  Roelof Dednam
12–21, 9–21   Bronze
2004 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Yogeshsingh Mahadnac   Chris Dednam
  Johan Kleingeld
15–17, 15–13, 1–15   Bronze
2002 Casablanca, Morocco   Denis Constantin   Chris Dednam
  Johan Kleingeld
  Gold
1998 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Denis Constantin   Gavin Polmans
  Neale Woodroffe
6–15, 15–10, 15–17   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Sharing Youth Center
Kampala, Uganda
  Amrita Sawaram   Roelof Dednam
  Annari Viljoen
13–21, 8–21   Bronze
2007 Stadium Badminton Rose Hill,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Karen Foo Kune   Georgie Cupidon
  Juliette Ah-Wan
14–21, 13–21   Bronze
2004 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Shama Aboobakar   Greg Okuonghae
  Grace Daniel
9–15, 15–11, 9–15   Silver
1998 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Marie-Hélène Pierre   Johan Kleingeld
  Lina Fourie
2–15, 15–9, 9–15   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2002 Kenya International   Ola Fagbemi 4–7, 6–8, 1–7   Runner-up
2001 Mauritius International   Sydney Lengagne 5–7, 7–4, 0–7   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Mauritius International   Yogeshsingh Mahadnac   Matthew Hughes
  Martyn Lewis
10–15, 11–15   Runner-up
2002 Kenya International   Hyder Aboobakar   Geenesh Dussain
  Yogeshsingh Mahadnac
7–4, 7–4, 7–5   Winner
2001 South Africa International   Denis Constantin   Geenesh Dussain
  Yogeshsingh Mahadnac
15–13, 17–16   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 South Africa International   Shama Aboobakar   Chris Dednam
  Michelle Edwards
17–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2005 Kenya International   Shama Aboobakar   Eddy Clarisse
  Amrita Sawaram
16–17, 7–15   Runner-up
2002 Mauritius International   Shama Aboobakar   Matthew Hughes
  Joanne Muggeridge
5–11, 3–11   Runner-up
2002 Kenya International   Shama Aboobakar   Ola Fagbemi
  Grace Daniel
2–7, 7–1, 7–2, 7–4   Winner
2001 Mauritius International   Shama Aboobakar   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: Stephan Beeharry". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Stephan Beeharry". www.sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Biography: Beeharry Stephan". m2006.thecgf.com. Melbourne 2006. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Stéphane Beeharry l?homme des grands rendez-vous". www.lexpress.mu (in French). L'Express. 2 April 2006. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  5. ^ "BADMINTON : Défi titanesque pour le camp mauricien". www.lemauricien.com (in French). Le Mauricien. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Beeharry et Clarisse en bronze". www.lexpress.mu (in French). L'Express. 11 October 2003. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  7. ^ "MINI Jeux des Îles 2019 au collège St Esprit Rivière-Noire". www.sedec.mu (in French). Retrieved 6 September 2019.

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