John Moody (badminton)

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John Moody
Personal information
Birth nameJohn David Moody
Country New Zealand
Born (1983-02-21) 21 February 1983 (age 36)
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
ResidenceAuckland, New Zealand
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachTjitte Weistra
EventMen's singles & doubles
BWF profile

John David Moody (born 21 February 1983) is a New Zealand badminton player.[1] In 2002 and 2004 he won the Fiji International, in 2005 the Ballarat Eureka International and the Waikato International, and in 2006 the North Harbour International and the Waikato International.

He represented New Zealand at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and 2008 Summer Olympics.[2] At the Commonwealth Games, Moody reaching in to the third round in the men's singles event, quarterfinalists in the men's doubles event, and also the semi finalists in the mixed team event. He won a match in the bronze medal match against the Indian team, but his team was defeated 3–1.[3]

At the Olympic Games in Beijing, China, the Whangarei borned, defeated in the second round by Chinese player Chen Jin in straight games with the score 9–21, 11–21.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Oceania Championships[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Nouméa, New Caledonia Australia Stuart Gomez 21–12, 21–16 Gold Gold
2006 Auckland, New Zealand New Zealand Geoffrey Bellingham 21–13, 16–21, 8–21 Silver Silver
2004 Waitakere City, New Zealand Australia Leonard Tjoe 13–15, 15–17 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Suva, Fiji New Zealand Lianne Shirley Australia Travis Denney
Australia Kate Wilson-Smith
3–7, 0–7, 3–7 Bronze Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 North Shore City International India Ajay Jayaram 21–16, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 North Shore City International France Erwin Kehlhoffner 16–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Australian International Portugal Marco Vasconcelos 21–16, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Waikato International Wales Richard Vaughan 11–21, 21–16, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 North Harbour International England Nicholas Kidd 21–19, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Ballarat International England Nicholas Kidd 18–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Waikato International Japan Yousuke Nakanishi 17–15, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 North Harbour International New Zealand Geoffrey Bellingham 12–15, 11–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 Fiji International Fiji Burty Molia 15–4, 15–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Fiji International Fiji Burty Molia 15–1, 15–3 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 North Shore City International New Zealand John Gordon Japan Rei Sato
Japan Naomasa Senkyo
11–21, 21–15, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 North Shore City International New Zealand Alan Chan New Zealand Nathan Hannam
New Zealand Henry Tam
18–21, 21–14, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Fiji International New Zealand Mark Robertson Fiji Damien Ah Sam
Fiji Burty Molia
15–11, 15–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Fiji International Fiji Andy Wong Fiji Damien Ah Sam
Fiji Burty Molia
8–15, 11–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Fiji International New Zealand Lynne Scutt New Zealand Mark Robertson
New Zealand Jolee Stewart
15–11, 15–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2000 Nouméa International New Zealand Renee Flavell Australia Nathan Malpass
Australia Diane Malpass
15–3, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: John Moody". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. ^ "John Moody". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Biography: Moody John David". Melbourne 2006. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Badminton: Lessons for Moody". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 26 February 2018.

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