Gail Emms Mixed Doubles Masterclass
Gail Emms MBE, Olympic Silver medalist and Badminton Legend is coming to Abbeydale Park Badminton Club on 15th May 2017 to deliver a Mixed Doubles Masterclass.
7.45-9.15pm Mixed Doubles Masterclass
9.15-9.45pm Q & A session
Open to all members. First come, first served. Tickets reserved just for members until March 25th, after that any spare spaces will be put on general sale. 25 places only.
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Gail Emms MBE is an icon of British sporting success.
Former world champion and having won a silver medal at the Athens Olympic Games with mixed badminton doubles partner Nathan Robertson, the sporting star can now look back on a career that saw her reach the very top of her sport.
As one of Britain’s inspiring Olympians, Gail Emms MBE represents the very best of the nation’s sporting offering. Playing badminton from the age of four, she has shaped her career around the sport and began representing her country in 1995.
Her appearances in both women’s and mixed doubles tournaments has seen her awarded with gold, silver and bronze medals and she consistently achieved results that saw her reach the top of the world rankings.
Inspired by her family’s love of sport, Gail Emms MBE was destined for a glittering career. Now retired from professional competition, she has turned her attentions to sharing the hugely positive impact that sport can have on life and well-being, working as an ambassador for sport and inspiring young people to be more active.
1995 – Represented England against China
2002 – Bronze medal at Manchester Commonwealth Games
2002 – Gold medal at Manchester Commonwealth Games in mixed team doubles.
2004 – Gold medal at European Championships in Geneva
2004 – Olympic Silver Medallist Badminton Mixed Doubles – Nathan Robertson
2006 – Gold medal at World Championships in Madrid
2006 – Commonwealth Champion Mixed Doubles
2006 – World Champion Mixed Doubles
2006 – European Champion Ladies Doubles
6 times National Mixed Doubles Champion
5 times National Ladies Doubles Champion
68 Caps for England
Number 1 in the World Rankings Mixed Doubles 2005 – 2006
2005 All England Champion Mixed Doubles
Awarded MBE in June 2009 for her services to Badminton