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1956 All England Badminton Championships

 

1956 All England Badminton Championships

1956 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates 14 March 1956 (1956-03-14)
17 March 1956 (1956-03-17)
Edition 46th
Venue Empress Hall, Earls Court
Location London
← < 1955 1957 > →

The 1956 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at the Empress Hall, Earls Court, London, England from 14–17 March 1956.[1]

Contents

  • Final results 1
  • Men's Singles 2
    • Section 1 2.1
    • Section 2 2.2
  • Women's Singles 3
    • Section 1 3.1
    • Section 2 3.2
  • References 4

Final results

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Eddy Choong Finn Kobbero 11–15, 15–3, 15-11
Women's singles Margaret Varner Judy Devlin 11–8, 11–6
Men's doubles Finn Kobbero & Jorgen Hammergaard-Hansen John Nygaard & Poul Erik Nielsen 18-14, 15–5
Women's doubles Judy Devlin & Sue Devlin Iris Rogers & June Timperley 17–18, 15–12, 15-12
Mixed doubles Tony Jordan & June Timperley Jorgen Hammergaard-Hansen & Aase Schiott-Jacobsen 18–15, 6-15, 15-8


Both June White and Irish Cooley married and competed under their married names of June Timperley and Iris Rogers.


Men's Singles

Section 1

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
  Finn Kobbero+ 15 15  
  M Robinson 6 0       Kobbero 15 15  
  John Timperley 15 15     Timperley 4 6  
  Peter Waddell 3 7         Kobbero 15 15  
  Hugh Findlay 15 15         Dahlberg 10 10  
  Ong Poh Lim+ 6 10       Findlay 10 4
  Berndt Dahlberg 15 15     Dahlberg 15 15  
  John Nygaard 2 4         Kobbero 15 15
  Erland Olsen 15 15         Glans 3 5
  Ferry Sonneville+ 4 4       Olsen 18 15 18  
  Ole Mertz 15 15     Mertz 14 17 14  
  R Quiddington 9 1         Olsen 13 9
  Bertil Glans+ 15 15 17         Glans 18 15  
  Jack McColl 10 17 14       Glans 14 15 15
  B Westcott 15 15     Westcott 17 12 8  
  C Darnell 5 4  


Section 2

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
  Jorgen Hammergaard-Hansen 15 3 15  
  Niels Buchholst 6 15 11       H-Hansen 15 15  
  Rune Brinkestedt 18 17     Brinkestedt 5 9  
  Dave McTaggart 15 14         H-Hansen 11 18 15  
  K C Carpenter 16 15 15         Alston 15 16 12  
  J A Broadhurst 17 4 2       Carpenter
  Joseph Alston 15 15     Alston w/o  
  Tony Jordan 5 6         H-Hansen 3 12
  H R Holdsworth w/o         Choong 15 15
  B T Brownlee       Holdsworth 2 12  
  Palle Granlund 15 15     Granlund 15 15  
  Leif Ekedahl+ 11 10         Granlund 1 7
  G H King 15 17 15         Choong 15 15  
  John Best 18 16 12       King 1 0
  Eddy Choong+ 15 15     Choong 15 15  
  Michael Rawlings 3 1  


Women's Singles

Section 1

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
    Margaret Varner+ bye  
            Varner 11 11  
    J Waring bye       Waring 3 0  
              Varner 11 11  
    Aase-Schiott Jacobsen 11 10 11           Jacobsen 2 1  
    W M Bear 7 12 5         Jacobsen 8 11 11
    June Timperley 11 11       Timperley 11 6 4  
    Berit Olsson 5 7           Varner 11 11
    Lois Alston 12 11           Alston 6 0
    Audrey Marshall 10 3         Alston 12 13  
    Heather Ward+ 11 11       Ward 10 12  
    Inge Birgit Anker Hansen 2 0           Alston 11 11
    Nancy Horner 11 11           Horner 2 4  
    P H Parfitt 5 6         Horner 11 11
    Sylvia Ripley 6 11 1       Ripley 8 6  
    Barbara Carpenter 11 8  


Section 2

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
    Judy Devlin+ bye  
            Devlin 11 11  
    Audrey Stone bye       Stone 1 0  
              Devlin 11 11  
    Birte Kristiansen   3 8           Kristiansen 5 2  
    M Warren 11 11         Kristiansen 11 12
    P A Lawrence 11 11       Lawrence 6 10  
    Ingrid Nilsson 6 8           Devlin 4 11 11
    Iris Rogers 11 11           Rogers 11 7 5
    Sue Devlin 7 1         Rogers 11 11  
    J M M Smart 11 8 11       Smart 5 1  
    Ingrid Dahlberg 4 11 2           Rogers 11 11 11
    Marjorie Shedd 8           Shedd 7 12 7  
    Kirsten Thorndahl 4 ret         Shedd 11 11
    B Bird 11 11       Bird 3 2  
    P Warner 4 6  

References

  1. ^ http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/archive/
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