WARFE Glenn < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 19 Jan 1984 in Melbourne, AUS
Height1.81 m
Weight 71 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Occupation Athlete, Sports Administrator
Higher education Commerce, Sport Management - Deakin University: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing badminton at age six at his local badminton club in Ararat, Australia. He began competing at age 12.
Why this sport? He followed his father to the local badminton club.
Club / Team Eaglehawk Bendigo District Badminton Association: Bendigo, VIC, AUS
Name of coach Ricky Yu, Lasse Bundgaard
Handedness Right
General Interest
Nicknames Woofa, Warfie (VIS, 30 May 2008)
Hobbies Watching TV, listening to music, reading, supporting the Australian rules football club Geelong. (NOC, 30 May 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (olympicchallenge.gov.au, 25 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol Ethiopian long distance runner Haile Gebrselassie. (NOC, 30 May 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." (ACGA 2006)
Ambitions To win an Olympic medal. (badminton.org.au, 20 Jun 2008)
Other information WORK
He is a junior development manager for Badminton Australia. (badminton.org.au, 09 Aug 2010)