1948 All England Badminton Championships

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1948 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates4 March 1948 (1948-03-04)
9 March 1948 (1948-03-09)
Edition38th
VenueHarringay Arena
LocationLondon
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The 1948 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at the Harringay Arena, London, England from 4–9 March 1948.[1]

Final results[edit]

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Denmark Jorn Skaarup Denmark Poul Holm 15–3, 15–13
Women's singles Denmark Kirsten Thorndahl Denmark Tonny Ahm 11–7, 11–0
Men's doubles Denmark Preben Dabelsteen & Børge Frederiksen Sweden Conny Jepsen & Nils Jonson 15-8, 16-18, 18-17
Women's doubles Denmark Tonny Ahm & Kirsten Thorndahl England Betty Uber & Queenie Allen 15–6, 12-15, 15–2
Mixed doubles Denmark Jørn Skaarup & Kirsten Thorndahl Sweden Conny Jepsen & Denmark Aase Svendsen 15-10, 15-2

Tonny Olsen married and changed her name to Tonny Ahm.

Men's singles[edit]

Second Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
                    
Denmark Jørn Skaarup 15 15
England Warwick Shute 9 0
Denmark Skaarup 15 17
England Wingfield 5 14
England Tom Wingfield 15 15
England T Kennedy 5 1
Denmark Skaaarup 15 15
Sweden Jepsen 10 7
Sweden Conny Jepsen 15 15
Denmark Preben Dabelsteen 7 9
Sweden Jepsen 15 15
England Marsland 5 4
England Harold Marsland 15 15
England L E Ward 7 9
Denmark Skaarup 15 15
Denmark Holm 3 13
Denmark Poul Holm 15 15
England Peter Birtwhistle 4 7
Denmark Holm 5 15 15
Sweden Jonson 15 5 4
Sweden Nils Jonson 15 15
England N L Williams 9 12
Denmark Holm 14 15 15
Denmark Frederiksen 18 10 4
Denmark Børge Frederiksen 15 15
Republic of Ireland Frank Peard 9 4
Denmark Frederiksen 15 15
England Radford 7 10
England Noel Radford 9 15 15
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen 15 11 5

Women's singles[edit]

Second Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
                    
Denmark Kirsten Thorndahl 11 11
England A Y Richardson 5 0
Denmark Thorndahl 11 11
England Windsor-Aubrey 0 3
England Evelyn Windsor-Aubrey 11 11
England Audrey Stone 4 9
Denmark Thorndahl 11 11
Denmark Ussing 7 3
Denmark Marie Ussing 11 11
England M J Barnett 3 7
Denmark Ussing 11 11
England Allen 1 5
England Queenie Allen 11 11
England Madge Alcorn 0 7
Denmark Thorndahl 11 11
Denmark Ahm 7 0
Denmark Tonny Ahm 11 11
England Audrey Blathwayt 1 4
Denmark Ahm 7 11 3
Denmark Friis 11 6 10 ret
Denmark Agnete Friis 11 11
England P Askew 0 0
Denmark Ahm 11 3 12
Denmark Svendsen 8 11 9
Denmark Aase Svendsen 11 11
England Betty Uber 0 0
Denmark Svendsen 11 11
England Henderson 6 2
England K N Henderson 4 12 11
Scotland Nancy Horner 11 10 1

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