Ross Smith (badminton)

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Ross Smith
Personal information
Birth nameRoss James Smith
Country Australia
Born (1985-04-11) 11 April 1985 (age 34)
Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
ResidenceMelbourne, Australia
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Years active2004
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking31 (MD 7 June 2012)
49 (XD 16 January 2014)
BWF profile

Ross James Smith (born 11 April 1985) is an Australian badminton player who specialises in the doubles event.[1] He competed for Australia at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, partnering Glenn Warfe.[2][3] He also represented Australia at the 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018 Commonwealth Games.[4][5]

Achievements[edit]

Oceania Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Eastlink Badminton Stadium,
Hamilton, New Zealand
Australia Robin Middleton Australia Matthew Chau
Australia Sawan Serasinghe
17–21, 21–23 Silver Silver
2012 Ken Kay Badminton Stadium,
Ballarat, Australia
Australia Glenn Warfe New Zealand Kevin Dennerly-Minturn
New Zealand Oliver Leydon-Davis
21–17, 21–18 Gold Gold
2010 Stadium Southland,
Invercargill, New Zealand
Australia Glenn Warfe New Zealand Oliver Leydon-Davis
New Zealand Henry Tam
21–19, 21–12 Gold Gold
2008 Nouméa, New Caledonia Australia Glenn Warfe New Zealand Nathan Hannam
New Zealand Henry Tam
21–13, 21–18 Gold Gold
2006 Auckland, New Zealand Australia Glenn Warfe New Zealand John Gordon
New Zealand Daniel Shirley
15–21, 16–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Ken Kay Badminton Stadium,
Ballarat, Australia
Australia Gronya Somerville Australia Glenn Warfe
Australia Leanne Choo
11–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Vietnam International Australia Robin Middleton Indonesia Selvanus Geh
Indonesia Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
14–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Welsh International Australia Robin Middleton England Christopher Coles
England Matthew Nottingham
17–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Victorian International Australia Robin Middleton Australia Raymond Tam
Australia Glenn Warfe
21–19, 19–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Auckland International Australia Robin Middleton Australia Raymond Tam
Australia Glenn Warfe
21–16, 21–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Tahiti International Australia Glenn Warfe Canada Adrian Liu
Canada Derrick Ng
21–23, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Altona International Australia Glenn Warfe New Zealand Kevin Dennerly-Minturn
New Zealand Oliver Leydon-Davis
21–17, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Tahiti International Australia Glenn Warfe New Zealand Maoni Hu He
New Zealand Oliver Leydon-Davis
21–11, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Altona International Australia Glenn Warfe United States Daniel Gouw
United States Arnold Setiadi
21–16, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Waikato International Australia Glenn Warfe New Zealand Chance Cheng
New Zealand Joe Wu
20–22, 21–17, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Ballarat International Australia Glenn Warfe Australia Ashley Brehaut
Malaysia Roslin Hashim
21–12, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 New Caledonia International Australia Glenn Warfe Australia Stuart Gomez
New Zealand Scott Menzies
15–8, 15–7 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Fiji International Australia Glenn Warfe Fiji Damien Ah Sam
Fiji Burty Molia
15–7, 15–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Maribyrnong International Australia Renuga Veeran Malaysia Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif
Indonesia Rusdina Antardayu Riodingin
18–21, 11–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Victorian International Australia Renuga Veeran Australia Robin Middleton
Australia He Tian Tang
19–21, 21–19, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Auckland International Australia Renuga Veeran Australia Raymond Tam
Australia Gronya Somerville
21–16, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Victorian International Australia Renuga Veeran Indonesia Andika Anhar
Indonesia Keshya Nurvita Hanadia
17–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Tahiti International Australia Renuga Veeran Canada Derrick Ng
Canada Alex Bruce
23–21, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Tahiti International Australia Kate Wilson-Smith Australia Glenn Warfe
Australia Leanne Choo
21–14, 13–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Ross Smith". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Ross Smith". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Ross Smith". London 2012. Archived from the original on 4 April 2013. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Commonwealth Games Team Announced". Badminton Australia. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Commonwealth Games 2018". Maribyrnong Sports Academy. Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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