Participants

Chris ADCOCK

Chris ADCOCK
    Badminton
Birth Date:  27 Apr 1989
Place of Birth:  LEICESTER
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  28
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  183
Weight (Kg):  75

Chris ADCOCK - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 14:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group C
England
5
Uganda
0
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 9:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group C
England
5
South Africa
0
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group C
England
5
Australia
0
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 17:31
Mixed Team Event Quarterfinal 3
Canada
0
England
3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 17:31
Mixed Team Event Semifinal
England
0
Malaysia
3
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 11:01
Bronze Medal Event Mixed Team Event Bronze Medal Match
Singapore
0
England
3
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 19:25
Men's Doubles Round of 32
MIDDLETON Robin/SMITH Ross
0
ADCOCK Chris/LANE Ben
2
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 20:00
Mixed Doubles Round of 32
YANG Brian/LI Michelle
0
ADCOCK Gabrielle/ADCOCK Chris
2
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 15:00
Men's Doubles Round of 16
ADCOCK Chris/LANE Ben
1
CHAN Peng Soon/GOH Soon Huat
2
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 18:10
Mixed Doubles Round of 16
WONG Guang Liang Jason/ONG Ren-Ne
0
ADCOCK Gabrielle/ADCOCK Chris
2
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 13:40
Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal
SERASINGHE Sawan/MAPASA Setyana
0
ADCOCK Gabrielle/ADCOCK Chris
2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 14:20
Mixed Doubles Semifinal
CHAN Peng Soon/GOH Liu Ying
0
ADCOCK Gabrielle/ADCOCK Chris
2
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 9:00
Gold Medal Event Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Match
ELLIS Marcus/SMITH Lauren
1
ADCOCK Gabrielle/ADCOCK Chris
2
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Doubles 4
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles 1
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Team 2
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Doubles QF
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Team 3

Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Mixed Doubles Group
2012 London, GBR Mixed Doubles Group

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles 3
2015 Jakarta, INA Mixed Doubles QF
2014 Copenhagen, DEN Men's Doubles R32
2014 Copenhagen, DEN Mixed Doubles R16
2013 Guangzhou, CHN Men's Doubles R32
2013 Guangzhou, CHN Mixed Doubles R32
2011 London, ENG Men's Doubles R32
2011 London, ENG Mixed Doubles 2
2010 Paris, FRA Mixed Doubles R64
2009 Hyderabad, IND Mixed Doubles DNS

Sudirman Cup
Year Location Event Rank
2015 Dongguan, CHN Mixed Team 9
2011 Qingdao, CHN Mixed Team 9
2009 Guangzhou, CHN Mixed Team 6

Hobbies

"Chelsea FC, football, all other sports." (theadcocks.com, 10 Oct 2017)


Occupation

Athlete (Twitter, 15 Oct 2017)


Languages spoken

English


Coach

PERSONAL/NATIONAL: Pete JEFFREY (ENG) (theadcocks.com, 10 Oct 2017)


Position style

Left-handed


Sporting relatives

His wife, Gabrielle ADCOCK, represents England in badminton and partners him in mixed doubles. Competed at two Commonwealth Games, winning a gold medal (mixed doubles) and silver (team) in Glasgow 2014 and bronze in Delhi 2010. His younger brother, Rob, represented England in badminton. (badmintonengland.co.uk, 2017; nottsba.co.uk, 25 Jul 2012)


Injuries

Triple leg break in 2004. (espn.com.au, 8 Mar 2017)


National league

Chennai Smashers, IND (Premier Badminton League)


Reason

"Badminton is definitely in my blood, my family played. My grandad handed me my first racket at the age of four and I never looked back." (theadcocks.com, 10 Oct 2017; independent.co.uk, 31 Jul 2012)


Ambition

"Become the best in the world and win Olympic gold." (bwf.tournamentsoftware.com, 2015)


Memorable

Winning a silver medal at the 2011 World Championships, winning a gold medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and winning the 2013 Hong Kong Super Series title. (bwf.tournamentsoftware.com, 2015)


Influence

"My family have sacrificed so much for my badminton career." (bwf.tournamentsoftware.com, 2015)


Additional information

PERMANENT PARTNER
First paired together at age 14, Chris and Gabrielle ADCOCK (ENG) have continued to play ever since, except when Chris was paired with Imogen BANKIER (SCO) prior to the London 2012 Olympic Games. (espn.com.au, 8 Mar 2017)


NATIONAL FIRSTS
Became the first English junior to win three U17 national titles, and along with partner Gabrielle ADCOCK, they became the first British badminton players to win a World Super Series finals title in December 2015 in Dubai. (espn.com.au, 8 Mar 2017)


SHOCKING INK
Got a half-sleeve tattoo on left arm of a lion, roses and Commonwealth Games medal, but forgot to tell his parents, who found out watching him compete via a live-stream. "I got a text from mum saying 'Christopher'. That's when I know I'm in trouble. 'What is that on your arm? I hope you're stopping there.'" (bbc.com, 24 Dec 2015)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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