New Zealand national badminton team
Kapa badminton o Aotearoa
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SportBadminton
AssociationBadminton New Zealand
LocationNew Zealand
ConfederationBadminton Oceania
World rank25

The New Zealand national badminton team represents New Zealand in international badminton team competitions. The best result the national team has produced on the international stage was being the semifinalist at the Uber Cup in 1960 and 1972 respectively.

It is controlled by Badminton New Zealand, the governing body for badminton in New Zealand. In February 2018, Danish badminton player, Rikke Olsen Siegemund was assigned to be the coach of the national team.

Participation in BWF competitions

Participation in Oceania Badminton Championships

Current squad

Men's squad

The following squad was selected to represent the New Zealand men's team at the 2022 Thomas & Uber Cup.[4]

Name DoB/Age Ranking of event
MS MD
Adam Jeffrey (2001-01-04)4 January 2001 (aged 21) 1124 1021
Dylan Soedjasa (1995-01-13)13 January 1995 (aged 27) 277
Edward Lau (2001-02-22)22 February 2001 (aged 21) 373
Joshua Feng (2001-09-07)7 September 2001 (aged 21) 1506 446
Oliver Leydon-Davis (1990-05-10)10 May 1990 (aged 32) 80
Ricky Cheng (2002-06-10)10 June 2002 (aged 20) 1124 1298
Ryan Tong (2001-01-22)22 January 2001 (aged 21) 605 752

Women's squad

The following squad was selected to represent the New Zealand women's team at the 2020 Oceania Badminton Championships.[5]

Name DoB/Age Ranking of event
WS WD
Erena Calder-Hawkins (1998-04-04)4 April 1998 (aged 24) 255 332
Sally Fu (1999-08-04)4 August 1999 (aged 23) 288 224
Shaunna Li (2003-08-07)7 August 2003 (aged 19) 350 507
Jasmin Ng Chung Man (1996-12-11)11 December 1996 (aged 25) 385 256
Anona Pak (1993-11-29)29 November 1993 (aged 28) 255
Catelyn Rozario (2001-05-24)24 May 2001 (aged 21) 424 690
Alyssa Tagle (1999-08-27)27 August 1999 (aged 23) 224
Justine Villegas (1995-12-22)22 December 1995 (aged 26) 385

References

  1. ^ BWF: Thomas Cup Archived 2008-04-10 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ BWF: Uber Cup Archived 2008-04-10 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ BWF: Sudirman Cup Archived 2008-04-10 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "New Zealand Team Named for Thomas Cup - Badminton New Zealand". Retrieved 21 April 2022.
  5. ^ "BWF - VICTOR Oceania Men's and Women's Team Championships 2020 - Club: NZL Badminton NEW ZEALAND (NZL) - Players". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 21 April 2022.