Eddy Clarisse

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Eddy Clarisse
Personal information
Birth name Edouard Clarisse
Country Mauritius Mauritius
Born (1972-05-27) May 27, 1972 (age 45)
Mauritius Mauritius
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight 79 kg (174 lb; 12.4 st)[1]
Years active 1987-2006
BWF profile

Eddy Clarisse (born May 27, 1972) is a retired badminton player from Mauritius, who started playing badminton in 1987, ending his career in March 2006 at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.

Clarisse has participated three times in the Olympic Games (Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000). He has also been African champion three times in the men's singles (1992, 1994, 1998), also African champion in men's doubles and the team event in 2000.

Clarisse counts several participations at the World Championships and in the Thomas Cup. He has a total of nine gold medals at Indian Ocean Island Games, hence two in the Men's singles (1993 and 1998). With his 10 titles as Mauritius champion in the men's singles and almost as many in men's Doubles, he remains until now the most successful badminton player of this small island in the Indian Ocean. 2005 he won the Kenya International.

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