Mike Tredgett
Personal information
CountryEngland
Born5 April 1949 (1949-04-05) (age 73)[1]
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Great Britain
World Games
Silver medal – second place 1981 Santa Clara Mixed doubles
Representing  England
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1983 Copenhagen Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1980 Jakarta Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Malmö Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Malmö Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Copenhagen 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 1978 Edmonton Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1978 Edmonton Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1978 Edmonton Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1974 Christchurch Men's doubles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1976 Dublin Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1978 Preston Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1984 Preston Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1978 Preston Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1980 Groningen Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1982 Böblingen Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1982 Böblingen Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Vienna Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Groningen Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Vienna Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Dublin Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Preston Mixed doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 Vienna Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1978 Preston Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1982 Böblingen Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1984 Preston Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1976 Dublin Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1980 Groningen Mixed team

Michael 'Mike' Graham Tredgett (born 1949) is a former English badminton player who specialized in doubles and played at the world level for more than a decade, winning numerous international men's doubles and mixed doubles titles.

Badminton career

Tredgett won five medals in the World Championships between 1977 and 1983. He is also one of the most successful players ever in the European Badminton Championships with 5 titles, three of them in men's doubles and two in mixed doubles. He shared three All-England mixed doubles titles (1978, 1980, 1981) with Nora Perry and reached the All-England men's doubles final twice with Ray Stevens (1972, 1980) and twice with Martin Dew (1983, 1984). He won men's doubles with Stevens at the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

In 1978 he married fellow badminton player Kathryn Whiting (a former English Junior champion).[2]

Achievements

World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1977 Malmö Isstadion, Malmö, Sweden England Ray Stevens Indonesia Ade Chandra
Indonesia Christian Hadinata
8–15, 10–15
Bronze
Bronze
1983 Brøndbyhallen, Copenhagen, Denmark England Martin Dew Denmark Steen Fladberg
Denmark Jesper Helledie
10–15, 10–15
Silver
Silver
Rank Event Date Venue
World Championships
2 Mixed doubles (with Nora Perry) 1980 Jakarta, INA
3
3
Men's doubles (with Ray Stevens)
Mixed doubles (with Nora Perry)
1977 Malmö, SWE
3 Mixed doubles (with Karen Chapman) 1983 Copenhague, DEN
European Championships
1 Men's doubles 1976 Dublin, IRE
1
1
Men's doubles
Mixed doubles
1978 Preston, ENG
1 Mixed doubles 1980 Groningen, NED
1 Men's doubles 1984 Preston, ENG
2
2
Men's doubles
Mixed doubles
1982 Böblingen, GER
3
3
Men's doubles
Mixed doubles
1974 Vienna, AUT
3 Mixed doubles 1976 Dublin, IRE
3 Men's doubles 1980 Groningen, NED
3 Mixed doubles 1984 Preston, ENG

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 Martin Dew Sweden Thomas Kihlström
Sweden Stefan Karlsson
10–15, 13–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1983 Scandinavian Cup England Martin Dew Indonesia Rudy Heryanto
Indonesia Hariamanto Kartono
15–12, 16–18, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1984 German Open England Martin Dew England Duncan Bridge
England Nigel Tier
15–9, 7–15, 18–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1984 All England Open England Martin Dew Indonesia Rudy Heryanto
Indonesia Hariamanto Kartono
11–15, 6–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "1949 births". Free BMD.
  2. ^ "1978 marriages". Free BMD.