Richard Eidestedt
Personal information
CountryEngland
Sweden
Born (1987-06-20) 20 June 1987 (age 36)
Men's Doubles & Mixed Doubles
Highest ranking29 (MD) 21 Jan 2010
216 (XD) 26 Aug 2010
BWF profile

Richard Eidestedt (born 20 June 1987) is an English male badminton player, and currently plays for Sweden.[1][2] In 2008, he won the Irish, Le Volant d'Or, and Scotland International tournaments in the men's doubles event partnered with Andrew Ellis.[3][4][5] In 2016, he and Nico Ruponen had to battle through the qualification round at the Orleans International tournament before reach the finals, finally they won the men's doubles title after beat Hardianto and Haryanto of Indonesia.[6]

Achievements

BWF International Challenge/Series

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Swedish International Sweden Nico Ruponen Russia Konstantin Abramov
Russia Alexandr Zinchenko
17-21, 20-22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Italian International Sweden Nico Ruponen Germany Jones Ralfy Jansen
Germany Josche Zurwonne
17-21, 18-21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Orleans International Sweden Nico Ruponen Indonesia Hardianto
Indonesia Kenas Adi Haryanto
13-21, 21-12, 21-19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Norwegian International Sweden Andy Hartono Tandaputra Denmark Soren Gravholt
Denmark Nikolaj Overgaard
21-23, 17-21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Scotland International England Andrew Ellis England Chris Langridge
England David Lindley
21-19 16-21 21-16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse England Andrew Ellis Belgium Wouter Claes
Belgium Frédéric Mawet
21-12, 21-12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Irish International England Andrew Ellis Denmark Martin Delfs
Denmark Morten Kronborg
21-13, 21-16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Spanish Open England Robin Middleton Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
4-21, 10-21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Welsh International England Andrew Ellis Wales Matthew Hughes
Wales Martyn Lewis
9-21, 16-21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Richard Eidestedt". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Meet the Bristol Jets' first ever NBL squad, looking to really establish themselves in season one". www.bristol-sport.co.uk. Bristol Sport. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Ouseph wins singles and Ellis & Eidestedt take doubles in Ireland". www.badmintonengland.co.uk. Badminton England. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Eidestedt and Ellis triumph in Toulouse". www.badmintonengland.co.uk. Badminton England. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  5. ^ "English duo take Glasgow titles". news.bbc.co.uk. BBC. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Maiden title for Eidestedt & Ruponen in Orleans". badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 23 January 2017.