MASON Emma < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Scotland   
Gender Women
Born 28 Jun 1986 in Edinburgh, SCO
Height1.76 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Edinburgh, SCO
Occupation Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started at the age of 11. In primary school, the best player of the class was a boy she did not like and so she played until she could beat him.
Club / Team Glasgow County Club: Glasgow, SCO
Name of coach Yvette Yun Luo, John Quinn and Julian Robertson
Training Regime She trains six days a week for usually four hours a day.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Likes to see friends and family, and she likes to read. (badmintonengland.co.uk, 10 Sep 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Beating the Danish team at the European Junior Championships in 2005 and winning the Polish Junior Championship. (badmintonscotland.org.uk, 17 Sep 2010)
Hero / Idol Gao Ling. (badmintonscotland.org.uk, 17 Sep 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She always wears a certain perfume to play in tournaments. (badmintonscotland.org.uk, 02 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Whoever said 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts' probably lost." (badmintonengland.co.uk, 17 Sep 2010)
Ambitions To compete in the Olympics and win medals at major badminton championships and to raise the profile of badminton as a sport. (badmintonscotland.org.uk, 02 Sep 2010)