Kerry-Lee Harrington

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Kerry-Lee Harrington
Personal information
Country  South Africa
Born (1986-03-21) 21 March 1986 (age 32)
Durban, South Africa
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 12 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Handedness Right
Highest ranking 97
BWF profile

Kerry-Lee Harrington (born March 21, 1986 in Durban) is a South African badminton player.[1] She won a bronze medal, along with her partner Stacy Doubell, in the women's doubles at the 2007 All-Africa Games in Algiers, Algeria.[2] Harrington represented South Africa at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in the women's singles. She received a bye for the second preliminary round match, before losing out to Malaysia's Wong Mew Choo, with a score of 4–21 each in two straight periods.[3][4]

Achievements[edit]

All-Africa Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Salle OMS El Biar,
Algiers, Algeria
South Africa Stacey Doubell
Bronze Bronze

African Championships[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco South Africa Stacey Doubell 18–21, 16–21 Silver Silver
2010 Sharing Youth Center,
Kampala, Uganda
Egypt Hadia Hosny 17–21, 15–21 Bronze Bronze
2007 Stadium National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
Nigeria Grace Daniel 16–21, 16–21 Silver Silver

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Moi International Sports Complex,
Nairobi, Kenya
South Africa Stacey Doubell Nigeria Grace Daniel
Nigeria Mary Gideon
16–21, 15–21 Silver Silver
2007 Stadium National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
South Africa Stacey Doubell Nigeria Grace Daniel
Mauritius Karen Foo Kune
18–21, 12–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 South Africa International South Africa Stacey Doubell 12–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Mauritius International South Africa Stacey Doubell South Africa Chantal Botts
South Africa Michelle Edwards
7–21, 21–17, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Mauritius International South Africa Chantal Botts Mauritius Karen Foo Kune
Nigeria Grace Daniel
15–21, 22–24 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Kerry-Lee Harrington". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "S. African badminton players dominate African championships". Xinhua News Agency. People's Daily. 28 May 2007. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Women's Singles Round of 32". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "China off to strong start in badminton". Team USA. 10 August 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 

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