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
Iceland Open 2018
Irish open 2017
Turkish open 2017
Scottish open 2019
Welsh open 2019
Austria open 2020
National Champion Men Doubles 2018, 2019, 2020
National Champion Mixed Doubles 2018
Other notable achievements:
Euro Junior Mens Doubles Bronze and Mixed Doubles Silver
World Champs 2020 – Last 16
Commonwealth Games Quarter Finalist
Scottish Open Win 2019
Coach(s): Ingo Kindervarter and Robert Blair
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 TwitterGo Back