Joanne Goode

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Joanne Goode
Personal information
Birth name Joanne Gwendoline Wright
Country  England
Born (1972-11-17) 17 November 1972 (age 44)
Harlow, England
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Handedness Right
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking 1
BWF profile

Joanne Gwendoline "Jo" Goode MBE (née Wright, born 17 November 1972 in Harlow)[1] is a former English female badminton player.

Career[edit]

Goode competed in badminton at the 2000 Summer Olympics in mixed doubles with Simon Archer and won a bronze medal. She also played in women's doubles with Donna Kellogg losing in the quarterfinals against Gao Ling and Qi Yiyuan.

Archer and Goode won gold medals twice at the Commonwealth Games in 1998 and 2002.

Major achievements[edit]

Date Venue Rank Event
Olympic Games
2000 Sydney, AUS 3 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)
World Championships
1999 Copenhagen, DEN 2 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)
European Championships
1996 Herning, DEN 2 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)
3 Women's doubles (with Julie Bradbury)
1998 Sofia, BUL 3 Women's doubles (with Donna Kellogg)
3 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)
2000 Glasgow, SCO 1 Women's doubles (with Donna Kellogg)
Commonwealth Games
1994 Victoria, CAN 1 Women's doubles (with Joanne Muggeridge)
3 Mixed doubles (with Nick Ponting)
1998 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 1 Women's doubles (with Donna Kellogg)
1 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)
1 Women's team
2002 Manchester, ENG 1 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)
3 Women's doubles (with Gail Emms)
Open Championships
1993 Swiss Open 1 Women's doubles (with Gillian Clark)
1994 All England Open 1 Mixed doubles (with Nick Ponting)
1995 Malaysia Open 1 Women's doubles (with Julie Bradbury)
1999 All England Open 1 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)
1999 Swiss Open 1 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)
2000 Indonesia Open 1 Women's doubles (with Donna Kellogg)
1 Mixed doubles (with Simon Archer)

Personal life[edit]

Joanne Wright married Andy Goode, an English badminton player who managed the British team in badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[2] They have a son named Jack (age 19–20).[3]

Goode was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BadZone – Player Profiles
  2. ^ Grossman, Mike (26 November 1996). "Brits End Contract with Olympic Badminton Manager". 
  3. ^ "Goode times for Jo". The Argus. 21 September 2000. 
  4. ^ "No. 57315". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2004. p. 16. 
  5. ^ "Queen's Birthday Honours". Telegraph.co.uk. Telegraph Media Group. 12 June 2004. 

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