1966 All England Badminton Championships

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1966 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates 23 March 1966 (1966-03-23)
26 March 1966 (1966-03-26)
Edition 56th
Venue Wembley Arena
Location London
← < 1965 1967 > →

The 1966 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at Wembley Arena, London, England from 23–26 March 1966.[1]

Final results[edit]

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Malaysia Tan Aik Huang Japan Masao Akiyama 15–7, 15–4
Women's singles United States Judy Hashman Netherlands Imre Rietveld 11–6, 11–7
Men's doubles Malaysia Ng Boon Bee & Tan Yee Khan Denmark Finn Kobbero & Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen 9-15, 15–9, 17–15
Women's doubles United States Judy Hashman & Republic of Ireland Sue Peard Denmark Karin Jørgensen & Ulla Strand 15–5, 14-17, 15–12
Mixed doubles Denmark Finn Kobberø & Ulla Strand Denmark Per Walsoe & Pernille Mølgaard Hansen 15–13, 15–3

Heather Ward married and played under the name Heather Nielsen.

Men's singles[edit]

Section 1[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
Malaysia Tan Aik Huang + 15 15
Canada Yves Pare 12 2 Malaysia Aik Huang 9 15 15
Japan Takeshi Miyanaga 12 15 15 Japan Miyanaga 15 10 7
England Ray Sharp 15 2 7 Malaysia Aik Huang 15 15
Indonesia Wong Pek Sheng 15 15 Indonesia Pek Shen 9 5
England Paul Whetnall 9 4 Indonesia Pek Shen 15 15
Denmark Ole Murtens 15 15 Denmark Murtens 5 2
England J G Pearson 7 3 Malaysia Aik Huang 15 15
India Dinesh Khanna 15 15 India Khanna 4 9
West Germany Willi Braun 8 8 India Khanna 15 15
Sweden Kurt Johnsson 14 15 15 Sweden Johnsson 10 10
Malaysia Punch Gunalan 17 4 1 India Khanna 15 15
Malaysia Tan Yee Khan 18 15 Malaysia Yee Khan 5 14 ret
Scotland Bob McCoig 16 10 Malaysia Yee Khan 15 15
England David Horton 15 18 England Horton 8 7
England Tony Pears 7 14

Section 2[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
Japan Masao Akiyama 15 15
Malaysia Yew Cheng Hoe 13 5 Japan Akiyama 15 15
Malaysia Oon Chong Teik 15 15 Malaysia Teik 8 10
Sweden Goran Wahlqvist 5 5 Japan Akiyama 16 15 15
Denmark Knud Aage Nielsen 17 15 Denmark Nielsen 17 4 3
Canada Edward Paterson 15 10 Denmark Nielsen 15 15
England John Stanford 8 15 15 England Stanford 11 10
West Germany Friedhelm Wulff 15 9 0 Japan Akiyama 15 10 15
Indonesia Ang Tjin Siang 15 15 Indonesia Siang 12 15 6
Denmark Franz Beinvogel 2 10 Indonesia Siang 15 15
Malaysia Oon Chong Jin 15 15 Malaysia Chong Jin 11 8
England B E Jones 3 6 Indonesia Siang 5 15 15
Denmark Svend Andersen Pri 15 4 15 Denmark Andersen Pri 15 7 7
Malaysia Oon Chong Hau 13 15 9 Denmark Andersen Pri 17 10 15
India Suresh Goel 10 15 15 India Goel 14 15 8
New Zealand Richard Purser 15 9 7

Women's singles[edit]

Section 1[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
United States Judy Hashman + 11 11
Netherlands Felice de Nooyer 0 7 United States Hashman 11 8 11
Denmark Ulla Strand 11 12 Denmark Strand 4 11 2
Denmark Lonny Funch 3 9 United States Hashman 11 10 11
England Ursula Smith 11 11 England Smith 2 12 9
South Africa Ann Smith 7 5 England Smith 11 11 11
West Germany Gerda Schumacher 11 11 West Germany Schumacher 12 3 1
Republic of Ireland Sue Peard 7 4 United States Hashman 11 11
England Angela Bairstow + 11 11 England Bairstow 4 6
West Germany Heidi Menacher 0 6 England Bairstow 11 11
New Zealand Sonya Cox 11 11 New Zealand Cox 5 4
England Margaret Boxall 4 6 England Bairstow 11 11
Denmark Lizbeth von Barnekow 11 11 Denmark von Barnekow 9 5
England Phyllis Kirkwood 2 7 Denmark von Barnekow 11 11
Netherlands Agnes Geene 11 12 Netherlands Geene 3 8
England Sheila Ryder 8 9

Section 2[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
Netherlands Imre Rietveld 11 11
South Africa M Harris 1 1 Netherlands Rietveld 10 11 11
Denmark Bente Flindt 10 11 4 Denmark Flindt 12 3 8
England Gillian Perrin 12 5 Netherlands Rietveld 11 9 11
Sweden Eva Twedberg 12 11 Sweden Twedberg 9 11 2
Scotland Muriel Ferguson 9 5 Sweden Twedberg 11 3 11
Denmark Karin Jørgensen 11 7 11 Denmark Jørgensen 4 11 5
West Germany Marieluise Wackerow 5 11 4 Netherlands Rietveld 11 8 11
England Heather Nielsen + 11 11 England Nielsen 9 11 8
Denmark Pernille Mølgaard Hansen 4 2 England Nielsen 11 11
England P M Andrew 11 7 11 England Andrew 0 4
Netherlands Marja Ridder 6 11 1 England Nielsen 7 11 11
West Germany Irmgard Latz 11 11 West Germany Latz 11 7 2
Republic of Ireland Yvonne Kelly 3 3 West Germany Latz 11 11
England Iris Rogers 11 8 11 England Rogers 3 1
England Julie Charles 9 11 3

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