Nathalie Descamps

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Nathalie Descamps
Medal record
Representing  Belgium
Badminton
European Badminton Championships
Bronze medal – third place Manchester 2010 Mixed doubles

Nathalie Descamps (born 5 January 1983 in Bilzen) is a female right-handed badminton player from Belgium. Until 2010, she has won 17 Belgian National Badminton Championships.

Biography[edit]

Nathalie Descamps currently plays for French First Division Club LUC Badminton Lille located in Lille.

She is currently ranked on place 108 (28 September 2008) in the Women's singles world ranking. In Belgium she is ranked number 1.

Descamps was selected for the European Players Olympic Forum 2008 (EPOF). In 2008, she received an invitation from the Badminton World Federation to participate to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, but the Belgian Olympic Committee uses different selection criteria and decided not to withhold her selection.

During her international career, she participated in four consecutive European Championships. Her best result was a bronze medal in Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes) during the 2010 European Badminton Championships. This was the first Belgian medal ever won on a European Championship.

Clubs[edit]

Year Club Division City Country
2007-2008 LUC Badminton Lille 1st National Lille France
2008-2009 Webacsa 1st National Wellen Belgium
2009-2010 LUC Badminton Lille 1st National Lille France

Career highlights[edit]

2002[edit]

  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's doubles (together with partner Veerle Rakels)

2003[edit]

  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's doubles (together with partner Veerle Rakels)

2004[edit]

  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's singles

2005[edit]

  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's singles
  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's doubles (together with partner Katrien Claes)
  • Winner Belgian National Championship Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)

2006[edit]

  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's singles
  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's doubles (together with partner Sofie Robbrecht)
  • Winner Belgian National Championship Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)
  • Semi Finalist Czech International Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)
  • Winner Irish International Championship Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)

2007[edit]

  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's singles
  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's doubles (together with partner Sabine Devooght)
  • Winner Belgian National Championship Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)
  • Winner Croatian International Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)
  • Quarter Finalist Turkiye International Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)
  • Finalist Irish International Championship Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

  • Winner Belgian National Championship Women's singles
  • Winner Belgian National Championship Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)
  • Winner of the Belgian National Badminton League with her team Webacsa
  • Finalist Yonex Belgian International Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)

2010[edit]

  • Winner Belgian National Championship Mixed doubles (together with partner Wouter Claes)
  • Bronze Medal Mixed doubles 2010 European Badminton Championships (together with partner Wouter Claes)

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