John Moody
Personal information
Birth nameJohn David Moody
Country New Zealand
Born (1983-02-21) 21 February 1983 (age 38)
Whangarei, Northland, NZ
ResidenceAuckland, New Zealand
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachTjitte Weistra
EventMen's singles & doubles
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  New Zealand
Oceania Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Nouméa Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 2006 Auckland Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Waitakere City Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Suva Mixed doubles
Oceania Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Nouméa Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Auckland Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2004 Waitakere City Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2002 Suva Mixed team
Oceania Men's Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Nouméa Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Auckland Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2004 Ballarat Men's team
BWF profile

John David Moody (born 21 February 1983 in Whangarei) is a New Zealand badminton player.[1] In 2002 and 2004 he won the Fiji International, in 2005 the Ballarat Eureka International and the Waikato International, and in 2006 the North Harbour International and the Waikato International.

He represented New Zealand at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and 2008 Summer Olympics.[2] At the Commonwealth Games, Moody reaching in to the third round in the men's singles event, quarterfinalists in the men's doubles event, and also the semi finalists in the mixed team event. He won a match in the bronze medal match against the Indian team, but his team was defeated 3–1.[3]

At the Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Moody was defeated in the second round by Chinese player Chen Jin in straight games with the score 9–21, 11–21.[4]

Achievements

Oceania Championships

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Nouméa, New Caledonia Australia Stuart Gomez 21–12, 21–16
Gold
2006 Auckland, New Zealand New Zealand Geoffrey Bellingham 21–13, 16–21, 8–21
Silver
2004 Waitakere City, New Zealand Australia Leonard Tjoe 13–15, 15–17
Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Suva, Fiji New Zealand Lianne Shirley Australia Travis Denney
Australia Kate Wilson-Smith
3–7, 0–7, 3–7
Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 North Shore City International India Ajay Jayaram 21–16, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 North Shore City International France Erwin Kehlhoffner 16–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Australian International Portugal Marco Vasconcelos 21–16, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Waikato International Wales Richard Vaughan 11–21, 21–16, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 North Harbour International England Nicholas Kidd 21–19, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Ballarat International England Nicholas Kidd 18–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Waikato International Japan Yousuke Nakanishi 17–15, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 North Harbour International New Zealand Geoffrey Bellingham 12–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 Fiji International Fiji Burty Molia 15–4, 15–1 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Fiji International Fiji Burty Molia 15–1, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 North Shore City International New Zealand John Gordon Japan Rei Sato
Japan Naomasa Senkyo
11–21, 21–15, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 North Shore City International New Zealand Alan Chan New Zealand Nathan Hannam
New Zealand Henry Tam
18–21, 21–14, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Fiji International New Zealand Mark Robertson Fiji Damien Ah Sam
Fiji Burty Molia
15–11, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Fiji International Fiji Andy Wong Fiji Damien Ah Sam
Fiji Burty Molia
8–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Fiji International New Zealand Lynne Scutt New Zealand Mark Robertson
New Zealand Jolee Stewart
15–11, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2000 Nouméa International New Zealand Renee Flavell Australia Nathan Malpass
Australia Diane Malpass
15–3, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: John Moody". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. ^ "John Moody". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Biography: Moody John David". Melbourne 2006. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Badminton: Lessons for Moody". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 26 February 2018.