Alex Dunn

Winner of the 2019 Scottish Open, the 2019 Welsh Open and the 2020 Austria Open

Alex Dunn

Name: Alex Dunn

Date of birth: 13/09/98

Place of birth: Bellshill

Current Residence: Motherwell

Right or left handed: Right

Main event(s): Mens Doubles and Mixed Doubles

Current partner(s): Adam Hall and Ciara Torrance

International Titles:
Iceland Open 2018

Irish open 2017

Turkish open 2017

Scottish open 2019

Welsh open 2019

Austria open 2020

Scottish Titles:

National Champion Men Doubles 2018, 2019, 2020

National Champion Mixed Doubles 2018

Other notable achievements:

Euro Junior Mens Doubles Bronze and Mixed Doubles Silver

Career Highlight(s):

World Champs 2020 – Last 16

Commonwealth Games Quarter Finalist

Scottish Open Win 2019

Coach(s): Ingo Kindervarter and Robert  Blair

Sponsors: Gosen

Equipment used (Racket, Shoes): Gravitas 8.0, Asics Court Control FF

Badminton Goals & Ambitions:  Becoming an olympic medalist, world medalist, commonwealth games medalist and break top 10 in world rankings.

Typical week Training Schedule: 5 hours a day from Monday to Friday. It varies between badminton, physical and strength sessions.

When did you start playing badminton and why? 9 years old and because my brother played

First badminton memories: Playing at my primary school club in a church hall.

What do you enjoy most about being a badminton player?

Everything about it, the lifestyle, the training, my team mates, travelling and WINNING.

If you play for a foreign club, which one? Mulhiem – German League

If not badminton then…other sport?

Rugby, Sprinter or Volleyball

Tips for young players: Focus hard when training but also enjoy the journey and process.

Hobbies: drawing/design, shopping


Favourite food: Italian

Favourite music: R’n’B

Favourite foreign badminton destination:Gold Coast

Favourite badminton tournament: Scottish open, Orleans masters

Most admired badminton player: Koo and Tan and Hendra Setiawan

Which social media do you use?

Instagram, Facebook and Twitter

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