June Timperley
Personal information
CountryEngland
Born1933
Died22 March 2017 (aged 84)[1]
Sutton, London

June Rose Timperley (née White) was an English badminton player.

Badminton career

Born June White she came to prominence in the early fifties when playing doubles. Partnering Iris Rogers née Cooley the pair broke the stranglehold of the Danish pairs during the era of Danish domination by claiming three All England women's doubles titles. She also claimed three All England mixed doubles titles with David Choong and then Tony Jordan.[2]

Personal life

She married John Timperley in 1955, a former badminton international. She died in 2017.

Medal Record at the All England Badminton Championships

[3]

Medal Year Event
Gold medal – first place 1953 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1953 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1954 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1955 Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1955 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1956 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1956 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1957 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1958 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1958 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1959 Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1961 Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1963 Mixed doubles

References

  1. ^ "Sad news as 'wonderful ambassador' June Timperley passes away". Badminton England.
  2. ^ Davis, Pat (1983). Guinness Book of Badminton. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-271-X.
  3. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.