Meriel Lucas
Personal information
Country England
BornQ4 1877[1]
Teignmouth, Devon
Died1962[2]
Newton Abbot, Devon

Emily Muriel Lucas also known as Meriel Lucas (1877-1962) was an English badminton player.[3] Lucas from Devon was capped by England on only seven occasions between 1902-1909 but won a remarkable 17 All England titles.[4]

Lucas played for the Teignmouth Badminton Club.[5]

Her parents were Sir Alfred William Lucas and Dame Florence Emma Casswell. After marrying George Adams in 1911 Lucas retired from competition.[6]

Medal Record at the All England Badminton Championships

Medal Year Event
Gold medal – first place 1899 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1900 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1902 Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 1902 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1904 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1905 Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 1905 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1906 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1907 Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 1907 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1908 Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 1908 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1908 Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1909 Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 1909 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1910 Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 1910 Women's doubles

References

  1. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 3 April 2021.
  2. ^ "BADMINTON ICON: MURIEL LUCAS". BWF Badminton.
  3. ^ Davis, Pat (1983). Guinness Book of Badminton. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-271-X.
  4. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.
  5. ^ "Badminton Tournament at Westminster". Middlesex County Times. 21 April 1900. Retrieved 20 March 2021 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  6. ^ "The Queen". Middlesex County Times. 27 January 1912. Retrieved 3 April 2021 – via British Newspaper Archive.