CLARK Anthony < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 01 Nov 1977 in Derby, ENG
Height1.73 m
Weight 74 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife, Emma. daughter Mia, son Rowan
Residence Leicester, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started playing the sport at age 12.
Why this sport? He was influenced by his father.
Club / Team Nottinghamshire: Nottingham, ENG
Name of coach Julian Robertson and Andy Wood
Coach from which country? England
Handedness Left
International Debut
Year 1998
Competing for England
General Interest
Nicknames Scud. (Infostrada Sports, 13 May 2003)
Hobbies Karaoke, watching films, playing golf and spending time with his wife and children. (Badminton England, 13 May 2003, Badminton England, 30 May 2008)
Most influential person in career Park Joo Bong. (Athlete, 14 Jun 1999)
Hero / Idol Korean badminton player Park Joo Bong. (Athlete, 14 Jun 1999)
Injuries He was forced to miss the 2006 Thomas and Uber Cup in Japan because of a shoulder injury. (badders.com, 25 Apr 2006)
Other sports He once knocked England cricketer Andrew Flintoff's middle stump out in a junior match. (Badminton Association of England, 12 May 2003)
Famous relatives His father played county first team badminton for Derby. (Badminton Association of England, 12 May 2003)
Ambitions To be as good as former World and Olympic champion Rexy Mainaky was.
(badmintonengland.co.uk, 09 Aug 2010)
Other information CRICKET
If he was not a badminton player he would be a cricketer, he once knocked Andrew Flintoff's Middle stump out of the ground. (The England Team Handbook and Guide, 2010)