Daphne Young
Personal information
Country England
Born14 June 1915
Bedford
Died30 April 1993 (aged 77)
Biggleswade
Daphne Young, winner of the All England Badminton Women's Singles Championship, being congratulated by Betty Uber, winner of the mixed doubles (with her partner, Bill White) March 1938
Daphne Young, winner of the All England Badminton Women's Singles Championship, being congratulated by Betty Uber, winner of the mixed doubles (with her partner, Bill White) March 1938

Daphne Mary Cece Young married name Daphne Warrington (1915-1993) was an English international badminton player.[1]

Badminton career

Young born in 1915 [2] was a winner of the All England Open Badminton Championships. She won the 1938 All England Badminton Championships women's singles.[3] In addition she won the 1937 French Open, Welsh International and the Scottish Open and 1938 French Open and the Irish Open singles and doubles. Daphne broke a toe shortly before defending her All England title in 1939, and with her mobility restricted she lost to Dorothy Walton of Canada.

References

  1. ^ "History". All England Badminton.
  2. ^ "Birth". Free BMD.
  3. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian. The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. pp. 74-78. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.