Name: Niall Jarvie
Date of birth:03/08/1986
Residence: Crieff , Scotland
Main event(s): Singles and Doubles
Men's Doubles Bronze medal at 2012 European Para-Badminton Championships
Men's Singles Bronze medal at 2013 Spanish International Para-Badminton Championships
Scottish 4 Nations
Other notable achievements:
Completed 24 hour badminton marathon to raise money for Cancer Research
Singles Quarter-finals at 2012 European Championships and Bronze medals noted above.
Coach(s): Lyndon Williams, Fraser Michie, Kaity Hall
Equipment used: Yonex
Badminton Goals & Ambitions: Become Scottish No.1
Typical week Training Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday in the gym. Tuesday and Thursday court time at Lothian Disability Badminton Club or individual sessions.
When did you start playing badminton and why? 9 years old and started playing because a friend invited me to play.
First badminton memories: Able to serve/hit shuttle using 1 arm
What do you enjoy most about being a badminton player?: Travel and training
If not badminton then…: Squash or Tennis player
Favourite badminton tournament: Europeans Para-Badminton Championships in Switzerland (2010)
Most admired badminton player: Lin Dan and Taufik Hidayat