Thom Mark Gicquel (born 12 January 1999) is a French badminton player. Born in Tours, he started playing badminton at aged six in his parents club. Gicquel made his debut in the international senior tournament at the 2015 Riga International in Latvia, finished as the men's doubles runner-up partnered with Thomas Baures. He was part of the national junior team that won the bronze medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships, and made it to the gold medal in 2017. He also won the gold medal in the boys' doubles event with Toma Junior Popov. At the 2018 European Men's Team Championships, he helped the team claim the bronze medal. Teamed-up with Bastian Kersaudy, they clinched the men's doubles gold at the 2018 Mediterranean Games. He captured a bronze medal at the 2019 European Games in the mixed doubles event with Delphine Delrue.
|Birth name||Thom Mark Gicquel|
|Born||12 January 1999|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||81 kg (179 lb)|
|Men's & mixed doubles|
|Highest ranking||50 (MD 25 October 2018)|
17 (XD 21 January 2020)
|Current ranking||64 (MD), 17 (XD) (21 January 2020)|
|2019||Falcon Club, Minsk, Belarus||Delphine Delrue|| Marcus Ellis
|2018||El Morell Pavilion, Tarragona, Spain||Bastian Kersaudy|| Serdar Koca
European Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2017||Centre Sportif Régional d'Alsace,
|Toma Junior Popov|| Max Flynn
BWF World Tour (1 title, 2 runners-up)Edit
The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.
|2019||U.S. Open||Super 300||Delphine Delrue|| Lee Jhe-huei
|2019||Orléans Masters||Super 100||Delphine Delrue|| Ronan Labar
|2018||Dutch Open||Super 100||Delphine Delrue|| Marcus Ellis
BWF International Challenge/Series (5 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit
|2018||Czech Open||Ronan Labar|| Miłosz Bochat
|21–18, 17–21, 21–15||Winner|
|2015||Riga International||Thomas Baures|| Mads Emil Christensen
|2019||Azerbaijan International||Delphine Delrue|| Mark Lamsfuß
|9–21, 23–21, 21–15||Winner|
|2019||Denmark International||Delphine Delrue|| Ronan Labar
|21–19, 18–21, 15–21||Runner-up|
|2019||Polish Open||Delphine Delrue|| Ben Lane
|2018||Dutch International||Delphine Delrue|| Mathias Thyrri
|2018||Swedish Open||Delphine Delrue|| Kristoffer Knudsen
|2017||Portugal International||Delphine Delrue|| Anton Kaisti
|21–19, 19–21, 12–21||Runner-up|
|2016||Swiss International||Delphine Delrue|| Oliver Schaller
|17–21, 21–10, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2016||Latvia International||Léonice Huet|| Dmitrii Riabov
|21–15, 18–21, 21–15||Winner|
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- "Today in Kazan: England's men power into final of European Team Championships". Badminton England. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
- "BADMINTON - CHAMPIONNATS d'EUROPE par équipe MASCULINE & FÉMININE – Les Bleus assurent la médaille !" (in French). PA-Sport. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
- "Athlete Profile: Gicquel Thom Mark". Tarragona 2018. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
- "Jeux Méditerranéens. Kersaudy et Gicquel en or !" (in French). Le Télégramme. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
- Godin, Stéphane (30 June 2019). "Gicquel en bronze à Minsk" (in French). L'Alsace. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
- "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
- "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
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