Further Personal Information
||Milton Keynes, ENG
||Coaching, Sports and Recreation Studies - University of Bath: England
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began playing badminton at age six.
|Why this sport?
||She went with her brother to her local club Waldron Junior Badminton Club.
|Club / Team
||Birmingham Lions [National Badminton League]: Birmingham, ENG
|Name of coach
||Julian Robertson [national], GBR; Pete Jeffrey [national], GBR; Jakob Hoi [national], DEN
||Shopping, seeing friends, eating out, cooking, watching television, going to the cinema, baking, yoga. (Badminton England, 30 Aug 2010; badmintonengland.co.uk, 29 Mar 2016; sweatstudios.co.uk, 2016)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Beating Polish pair Nadiezda Zieba and Robert Mateusiak a week after they won the Hong Kong Open, and beating Indonesian pair Markis Kido and Zebadiah Bernadeth when they were ranked number seven in the world. Also winning silver in the mixed doubles and mixed team event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (badmintonengland.co.uk, 22 Apr 2014; bwfbadminton.org, 28 Apr 2016)
|Most influential person in career
||Her parents. (bwfbadminton.org, 28 Apr 2016)
|Hero / Idol
||People's Republic of China badminton player Gao Ling. (bwfbadminton.org, 28 Apr 2016)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Work hard and be nice to people, that is all." (Twitter profile, 27 Apr 2016)
||She competed in the triple jump and 200m at Heathfield Community College in East Sussex, England. (badmintonengland.co.uk, 29 Mar 2016)
||To qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (badmintonengland.co.uk, 29 Mar 2016)
She holds a degree in coach education and sports development from the University of Bath in England. (teambath.com, 09 Feb 2016)