Maria Bengtsson

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Maria Bengtsson
Personal information
Country  Sweden
Born (1964-03-05) March 5, 1964 (age 53)

Maria Bengtsson (born March 5, 1964)[1] is a female badminton player from Sweden.

Career[edit]

She won two silver medals at the World Badminton Championships, one in 1985 in mixed doubles with Stefan Karlsson and another in 1991 in women's doubles with Christine Magnusson.[2] She also won bronze medal at the 1989 IBF World Championships in women's doubles also with Christine Magnusson.[3]

Bengtsson competed in badminton at the 1992 Summer Olympics in women's singles and women's doubles with Catrine Bengtsson, and they lost in quarterfinals to Guan Weizhen and Nong Qunhua, of China, 15-4, 15-9.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (2008). "Maria Bengtsson Biography and Statistics". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  2. ^ "International Badminton Champions". HickokSports. Archived from the original on 2013-01-26. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  3. ^ "Draws and results at the 1989 World Championships". InternationalBadminton.org. Archived from the original on 2007-10-22. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  4. ^ "Draws and results at the 1992 Summer Olympics". InternationalBadminton.org. Archived from the original on 2007-10-22. Retrieved 2008-04-04.