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Irish Open 1979

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The 1979 Irish Open in badminton was held at the Terenure Badminton Hall in Dublin in February 1979.

Winners and placers

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men’s singles EnglandEngland Brian Wallwork JapanJapan Toshihiro Tsuji EnglandEngland Gary Scott
JapanJapan Mikio Ozaki
Women’s singles EnglandEngland Sally Leadbeater EnglandEngland Paula Kilvington IrelandIrland Diane Underwood
EnglandEngland Sue Whitaker
Men’s doubles EnglandEngland Duncan Bridge
EnglandEngland Ray Rofe
Women’s doubles EnglandEngland Kathleen Redhead
EnglandEngland Diane Simpson
IrelandIrland Heather Young
IrelandIrland Lynn Young
Mixed EnglandEngland Duncan Bridge
EnglandEngland Kathleen Redhead

Final results

Discipline Winner Finalist Result
Men’s singles EnglandEngland Brian Wallwork JapanJapan Toshihiro Tsuji 10-15, 15-9, 15-3
Women’s singles EnglandEngland Sally Leadbeater EnglandEngland Paula Kilvington Walkover
Men’s doubles EnglandEngland Duncan Bridge
EnglandEngland Ray Rofe
Women’s doubles EnglandEngland Kathleen Redhead
EnglandEngland Diane Simpson
Mixed EnglandEngland Duncan Bridge
EnglandEngland Kathleen Redhead

References

  • Diana and Barbara in top form. In: Belfast Telegraph. 16.February 1979, p. 25 (Online – British Newspaper Archive: source only accessible against payment).
  • Badminton: Diane in ‘semis’. In: Belfast Telegraph. 17.February 1979, p. 17 (Online – British Newspaper Archive: source only accessible for a fee).
  • Gillan makes it a winning return. In: Birmingham Daily Post. 19.February 1979, p. 12 (Online – British Newspaper Archive: source only accessible against payment).