STEPHENSON Tony < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Northern Ireland   
Gender Men
Born 10 Feb 1991 in Lisburn, NIR
Height1.81 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Copenhagen, DEN
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started at age nine at Lisburn Racquets Club in Northern Ireland.
Why this sport? His cousin used to play in Ireland.
Club / Team Gentofte Badminton Club: Copenhagen, DEN
Name of coach Jim Laugesen
Coach from which country? Denmark
Coach from what year? 2009
General Interest
Nicknames Trots. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Hobbies Playing tennis, golfing, watching television. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the U19 national championship and being in the finals of singles and doubles of senior national championship. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol Roger Federer and Lance Armstrong. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto Work hard, play harder. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Awards and honours Ambassador for the United Kingdom School Games. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)
Ambitions To achieve a medal in both Commonwealth and Olympic Games. Also wants to coach young players, so he could pass what he have learned during his career. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2010)