Stewart Carson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Stewart Carson
Personal information
Birth nameStewart James Carson
Country South Africa
Born (1976-06-12) 12 June 1976 (age 45)
Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  South Africa
All-Africa Games
Gold medal – first place 2003 Abuja Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2003 Abuja Mixed doubles
African Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Rose Hill Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2002 Casablanca Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Rose Hill Men's doubles
BWF profile

Stewart Carson (born 12 June 1976) is a retired badminton player from South Africa. He was part of the national team that won the gold medal at the 2002 and 2004 African Championships, also at the 2003 All-Africa Games. Carson competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Dorian James. They were defeated in the round of 32 by Howard Bach and Kevin Han of the United States. He is currently the National Badminton Coach of South Africa.

Achievements[edit]

All-Africa Games[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Indoor Sports Halls National Stadium,
Abuja, Nigeria
South Africa Michelle Edwards South Africa Chris Dednam
South Africa Antoinette Uys
Med 2.png Silver

African Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
South Africa Dorian James Nigeria Dotun Akinsanya
Nigeria Abimbola Odejoke
7–15, 15–10, 5–15 Med 3.png Bronze

IBF International[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2002 South Africa International Wales Richard Vaughan 1–7, 0–7, 0–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 South Africa International South Africa Dorian James South Africa Chris Dednam
South Africa Johan Kleingeld
7–5, 0–7, 5–7, – 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 South Africa International South Africa Antoinette Uys South Africa Johan Kleingeld
South Africa Karen Coetzer
7–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

External links[edit]