Participants

Lauren SMITH

Lauren SMITH
    Badminton
Birth Date:  26 Sep 1991
Place of Birth:  CARLISLE
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  26
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  171
Weight (Kg):  70

Lauren SMITH - 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
Wed, 11 Apr 20:35
Mixed Doubles Round of 32
ELLIS Marcus/SMITH Lauren
2
CAMPBELL Martin/MACPHERSON Julie
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 14:20
Mixed Doubles Round of 16
ELLIS Marcus/SMITH Lauren
2
LEYDON-DAVIS Oliver/LEYDON-DAVIS Susannah
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 20:10
Women's Doubles Round of 16
SMITH Lauren/WALKER Sarah
2
MACPHERSON Julie/O'DONNELL Eleanor
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 12:20
Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal
ELLIS Marcus/SMITH Lauren
2
TAN Wei Han/HEE Yong Kai Terry
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 17:30
Women's Doubles Quarterfinal
SMITH Lauren/WALKER Sarah
2
HENDAHEWA Thilini Pramodika/SIRIMANNAGE Kavidi
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 11:00
Women's Doubles Semifinal
MAPASA Setyana/SOMERVILLE Gronya
0
SMITH Lauren/WALKER Sarah
2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 14:20
Mixed Doubles Semifinal
RANKIREDDY Satwik/PONNAPPA Ashwini
1
ELLIS Marcus/SMITH Lauren
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
Sun, 15 Apr 12:00
Gold Medal Event Women's Doubles Gold Medal Match
SMITH Lauren/WALKER Sarah
0
CHOW Mei Kuan/HOO Vivian
2
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Doubles 3
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Team 2

Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Doubles Group

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Glasgow, SCO Women's Doubles R32
2015 Jakarta, INA Women's Doubles R32
2014 Copenhagen, DEN Women's Doubles R64
2013 Guangzhou, CHN Women's Doubles R32
2011 London, ENG Women's Doubles R32

Sudirman Cup
Year Location Event Rank
2015 Dongguan, CHN Mixed Team 9

Nickname: Lozza, Rara ("My little brother couldn’t say Lauren when he was born") (Instagram, 25 Sep 2017; badmintonengland.co.uk, 2017)
Hobbies

"I love watching Disney films." (badmintonengland.co.uk, 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (Facebook, 16 Jul 2017)
Education: Sports coaching at Leeds Beckett University, England
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Pete JEFFREY (ENG) (badmintonengland.co.uk, 31 Jul 2017)


Position style: Right-handed
Reason: "My parents were always doing sport, so I would join them. Their main sport was badminton and they used to take me to club nights when I was a baby - everyone there was like family. I started playing when I was seven." (goactiveincumbria.com, 16 Jan 2017)
Ambition: "Win world and Olympic medals." (badmintonengland.co.uk, 2017)
Memorable: "Winning a bronze medal at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games was incredible. The medal match was such a gruelling game, so it was amazing to come out on top. Having family there made it extra special." (goactiveincumbria.com, 16 Jan 2017)
Hero: British rower Katherine GRAINGER (bwf.tournamentsoftware.com, 2015)
Influence: "My parents always supported me through it all." (bwf.tournamentsoftware.com, 2015)
Additional information

STREAK
Won the doubles at the England national championships five years in a row (2013-17), partnered with Sarah WALKER (2017), Heather OLVER (2015-16) and Gabrielle ADCOCK (2013-14). (cumberlandnews.co.uk, 9 Sep 2017)


COMMONWEALTH MEMORY
"I went to watch the badminton at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester 2002 and got all the English autographs and a signed photograph of the team, which really inspired me to represent my country." (goactiveincumbria.com, 16 Jan 2017)


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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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