Andrew Smith (badminton)

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Andrew Smith
Personal information
Country  England
Born (1984-06-03) 3 June 1984 (age 33)
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Handedness Right
Coach David Hunt
Men's singles
Highest ranking 12 (5 April 2007 [1])
Current ranking 228 (21 May 2011 [2])
BWF profile

Andrew Michael Smith (born 3 June 1984 in Portsmouth) is an English badminton player.


He had won the New Zealand International in 2004, the Australian International in 2004 and 2005, and also the Croatian International and the Vietnam Open in 2006. In 2008, he made it into the quarter finals of India Open and semifinals of Singapore Super Series.

Smith competed at the 2006 IBF World Championships. He defeated Pablo Abián of Spain 21-15, 21-13 in the first round. Then was defeated by Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia 21-19, 21-13.

Although possessing a World ranking of 17, he didn't attended the English National Championships in Manchester in 2007. He represented Great Britain in the badminton men's singles in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.[3]


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