Stewart Carson

Stewart Carson (born 12 June 1976) is a retired badminton player from South Africa. He was part of the national team that won the gold medal at the 2002 and 2004 African Championships, also at the 2003 All-Africa Games. Carson competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Dorian James. They were defeated in the round of 32 by Howard Bach and Kevin Han of the United States. He is currently the National Badminton Coach of South Africa.

Stewart Carson
Personal information
Birth nameStewart James Carson
Country South Africa
Born (1976-06-12) 12 June 1976 (age 44)
Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

All-Africa GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Indoor Sports Halls National Stadium,
Abuja, Nigeria
  Michelle Edwards   Chris Dednam
  Antoinette Uys
  Silver

African ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Dorian James   Dotun Akinsanya
  Abimbola Odejoke
7–15, 15–10, 5–15   Bronze

IBF InternationalEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2002 South Africa International   Richard Vaughan 1–7, 0–7, 0–7   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 South Africa International   Dorian James   Chris Dednam
  Johan Kleingeld
7–5, 0–7, 5–7, –   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 South Africa International   Antoinette Uys   Johan Kleingeld
  Karen Coetzer
7–15, 8–15   Runner-up

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