Frank Devlin

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Frank Devlin
Personal information
Country  Ireland
Born (1900-01-19)19 January 1900
Dublin
Died 27 October 1988(1988-10-27) (aged 88)
Handedness Right

Frank Devlin (19 January 1900 – 27 October 1988) was an Irish male badminton player.

Devlin is the second most successful player ever in the All England Open Badminton Championships with 18 titles between 1925 and 1931, including three triple championships in 1926, 1927 and 1929. He also won four Irish Championships.

Frank Devlin was a right-handed player, and was included in the Badminton Hall of Fame in 1997, together with his daughter Judy Devlin.

Major achievements[edit]

Rank Event Date Venue
1
1
1
Men's singles
Men's doubles
Mixed doubles
1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1931
1922, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931
1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929
All England Open
1
1
1
Men's singles
Men's doubles
Mixed doubles
1924, 1926
1921
1923
Irish Championships

References[edit]

General