GLEAVE Matthew < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Northern Ireland   
Gender Men
Born 09 May 1987 in Belfast, NIR
Height1.78 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Advertising, Communications, Marketing - University of Ulster: Ulster, NIR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started playing at age seven with his family.
Why this sport? When he first tried, he felt he was good in the sport.
Club / Team Alpha Badminton Club: Lisburn, NIR
Name of coach Tom Causer
Coach from which country? England
Coach from what year? 2009
General Interest
Nicknames Stroker. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Hobbies Watching and playing all sports, travelling. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement He won the egg and spoon race at primary school. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol Northern Ireland footballer George Best. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Don't panic, Captain Mainwaring", from the British TV show Dad's Army. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Ambitions To win a medal at the Commonwealth Games and qualify for an Olympic Games. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)