James Rankin
Strollers in 1927
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CountryRepublic of Ireland Ireland

James L Rankin was a male badminton player from Ireland.[1]


Rankin won the All England Open Badminton Championships, considered as the unofficial World Badminton Championships, in the men's doubles with Thomas Boyle in 1939.[2]

He also won ten Irish Open titles.


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