Name: Eleanor O’Donnell
Date of birth: 01/09/1998
Place of birth: Paisley
Current Residence: Beith, North Ayrshire
Right or left handed: Right
Main event(s): Doubles and Mixed doubles
Current partner(s): Christopher Grimley
International Titles: Iceland International 2018
2017 Womens doubles winner
2018 Womens doubles winner
2018 Mixed doubles winner
2017 European junior mixed doubles Runner up.
Career Highlight (s): Competing at 2018 Commonwealth Games
Coach(s): Ingo Kindervater, Robert Blair
Sponsors: Babolat, Greaves Sports, J&D Peirce
Equipment used (Racket, Shoes): Babolat X-Feel power racket. Babolat Shadow tour shoes.
Badminton Goals & Ambitions: To represent my country at commonwealth and Olympic Games.
Typical week Training Schedule: 8-11 on court every morning. 2-4 on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Weights every Monday and Friday afternoon.
When did you start playing badminton and why?
When I was around 8. My mum and sister both played so I went along to play with them.
First badminton memories: Playing with my family and playing at the club at my primary school during lunch times.
What do you enjoy most about being a badminton player?
Being able to travel the world doing something I love.
If you play for a foreign club, which one?
Union saint Bruno Bordeaux.
Tips for young players: Train hard and enjoy it! Everything will fall into place if you do.
Favourite food: Mexican or Italian
Favourite music: R&B
Favourite foreign badminton destination: Iceland or Canada
Favourite badminton tournament: Scottish Open
Most admired badminton player: Liliyana Natsir
Which social media do you use? Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.