Gareth Henry

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Gareth Henry
Personal information
Birth name Gareth Andre Theodore Henry
Country  Jamaica
Born (1991-08-10) 10 August 1991 (age 27)
Mandeville, Jamaica
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking 116 (MS 19 April 2012)
109 (MD 19 July 2018)
169 (XD 18 February 2015)
BWF profile

Gareth Andre Theodore Henry (born 10 August 1991) is a Jamaican male badminton player.[1] He competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games; and 2011 and 2015 Pan American Games.[2][3] Henry was part of the national team that won the men's team bronze at the 2018 Pan Am Men's Team Championships. Partnered with Samuel O’Brien Ricketts, he clinched the men's doubles gold at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Her sister, Geordine Henry also a professional badminton player.They teammed-up and won the mixed doubles title at the Jamaican National Badminton Championships six times from 2008 to 2016.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Central American and Caribbean Games[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Raymond Dalmau Coliseum, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Guatemala Kevin Cordón 7–21, 11–21 Bronze Bronze

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Coliseo Universidad del Norte,
Barranquilla, Colombia
Jamaica Samuel O’Brien Ricketts Cuba Osleni Guerrero
Cuba Leodannis Martínez
21–12, 11–21, 21–19 Gold Gold
2010 Raymond Dalmau Coliseum,
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Jamaica Garron Palmer Guatemala Kevin Cordón
Guatemala Rodolfo Ramirez
12–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Raymond Dalmau Coliseum,
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Jamaica Kristal Karjohn Jamaica Garron Palmer
Jamaica Alya Lewis
14–21, 15–21 Silver Silver

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Carebaco International Dominican Republic William Cabrera 21–8, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Carebaco International Jamaica Anthony McNee 21–17, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Jamaica International Jamaica Samuel O’Brien Ricketts India Tarun Kona
India Saurabh Sharma
17–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Suriname International Jamaica Samuel O’Brien Ricketts Jamaica Dennis Coke
Jamaica Anthony McNee
21–8, 19–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Carebaco International Jamaica Samuel O’Brien Ricketts United States Phillip Chew
United States Ryan Chew
12–21, 21–14, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Carebaco International Jamaica Dayvon Reid Jamaica Dennis Coke
Jamaica Anthony McNee
21–16, 20–22, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Carebaco International Jamaica Garron Palmer Jamaica Wilroy Myles
Jamaica Jamari Rose
21–19, 29–27 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Santo Domingo Open Jamaica Samuel O’Brien Ricketts Brazil Hugo Arthuso
Brazil Alex Yuwan Tjong
19–21, 21–16, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Carebaco International United States Bjorn Seguin Dominican Republic Nelson Javier
Dominican Republic Alberto Raposo
21–19, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Santo Domingo Open Jamaica Charles Pyne Canada Francois Bourret
Canada Kevin Li
19–21, 21–6, 21–12 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Carebaco International Jamaica Katherine Wynter Dominican Republic Nelson Javier
Dominican Republic Daigenis Saturria
17–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Carebaco International Jamaica Geordine Henry Guatemala Anibal Marroquin
Guatemala Krisley Nohemi Lopez
16–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Carebaco International Jamaica Geordine Henry Suriname Mitchel Wongsodikromo
Suriname Crystal Leefmans
17–21, 11–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Gareth Henry". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Gareth Henry Biography". g2014results.thecgf.com. Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Badminton Athlete Profile : Henry Gareth". results.toronto2015.org. Toronto 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 
  4. ^ Levy, Leighton (2 August 2018). "Jamaica's Gareth Henry, Samuel Ricketts win gold in men's doubles badminton". Sports Max. Retrieved 7 August 2018. 
  5. ^ "Henry siblings retain badminton mixed title". www.jamaicaobserver.com. The Jamaica Observer. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 

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