Martin Dew
Personal information
CountryEngland
Born (1958-08-16) 16 August 1958 (age 63)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  England
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1983 Copenhagen Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Beijing Mixed doubles
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1983 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Jakarta Mixed doubles
Thomas Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1982 London Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1982 Brisbane Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1982 Brisbane Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1982 Brisbane Men's doubles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1984 Preston Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1982 Böblingen Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1984 Preston Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1986 Uppsala Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1982 Böblingen Men's doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 1982 Böblingen Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1984 Preston Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1986 Uppsala Mixed team

Martin Dew is a former English male badminton player who specialized in doubles.

Career

Dew won two medals in the World Championships, a silver medal in 1983 for men's doubles and a bronze medal in 1987 for mixed doubles. He shared the mixed doubles title at the prestigious All-England Championships twice with Gillian Gilks (1982 and 1984). Dew is also one of the most successful players ever in the European Badminton Championships with four titles, one of them in men's doubles and three in mixed doubles.

Achievements

Rank Event Date Venue
World Championships
3 Mixed doubles (with Gillian Gilks) 1987 Beijing, CHN
World Cup
1 Mixed doubles(with Gillian Gilks) 1983 Kuala Lumpur, MLY
European Championships
1 Mixed doubles 1982 Böblingen, GER
1
1
Men's doubles
Mixed doubles
1984 Preston, ENG
1 Mixed doubles 1986 Uppsala, SWE
2 Men's doubles 1982 Böblingen, GER
Commonwealth Games
1 Mixed doubles 1982 Brisbane, AUS
2 Men's doubles 1982 Brisbane, AUS
Open Championships
1 Mixed doubles 1982, 1984 All England
1 Mixed doubles 1982, 1985 Indonesia Open

World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Brøndbyhallen, Copenhagen, Denmark England Mike Tredgett Denmark Steen Fladberg
Denmark Jesper Helledie
10–15, 10–15
Silver
Silver

IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 All England Open England Mike Tredgett Sweden Thomas Kihlström
Sweden Stefan Karlsson
10–15, 13–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1983 Scandinavian Cup England Mike Tredgett Indonesia Rudy Heryanto
Indonesia Hariamanto Kartono
15–12, 16–18, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1984 Japan Open England Steve Baddeley Sweden Thomas Kihlström
Sweden Stefan Karlsson
6–15, 6–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1984 German Open England Mike Tredgett England Duncan Bridge
England Nigel Tier
15–9, 7–15, 18–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1984 All England Open England Mike Tredgett Indonesia Rudy Heryanto
Indonesia Hariamanto Kartono
11–15, 6–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1985 Malaysia Open England Dipak Tailor Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
16–18, 15–12, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1985 Scandinavian Cup England Dipak Tailor Denmark Steen Fladberg
Denmark Jesper Helledie
12–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1986 Scandinavian Cup England Dipak Tailor Denmark Steen Fladberg
Denmark Jesper Helledie
9–15, 18–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1986 Carlton-Intersport-Cup England Dipak Tailor Denmark Steen Fladberg
Denmark Jesper Helledie
15–9, 18–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1986 Denmark Open England Dipak Tailor China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
9–15, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1986 English Masters England Dipak Tailor China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
15–11, 5–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1987 Poona Open England Dipak Tailor Denmark Peter Buch
Denmark Nils Skeby
15–3, 17–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1987 German Open England Dipak Tailor Thailand Sawei Chanseorasmee
Thailand Sakrapee Thongsari
12–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

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