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Robert Blair
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Personal information
Date of birth August 7, 1981 (1981-08-07) (age 28)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Men's doubles
Country  England
Handedness Right
BWF Profile

Robert Blair (born August 7, 1981) is a Scottish badminton player who plays for England.

Blair was born in Scotland, but after attending Loughborough University in Leicestershire, he has competed for England since 2001, except at the Olympic Games, where Scotland and England are both parts of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team. His main motivation for changing nation was the prospect of medals at the Commonwealth Games[1]

Career

Blair competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in mixed doubles with partner Natalie Munt. They defeated Tadashi Ohtsuka and Shizuka Yamamoto of Japan in the first round but lost to Nova Widianto and Vita Marissa of Indonesia in the round of 16.

Blair reached the men's doubles final at the 2006 IBF World Championships together with Anthony Clark, losing the final against Fu Haifeng and Cai Yun.

References

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