Grace Gabriel

badminton

Date of birth:
25 Juni 1988
Location:
The Netherlands
Length:
1.68 m
Right / left handed:
Right-handed
Game Disciplines:
singles
Racket Type:
Nanoray 900
Coach(es):
  • Irwansyah Aboy, Ronald Wetzel
Sponsors:
  • MR badminton.com
Occupation / Education:
undergraduate

RANKING

Highest place national ranking:
  • 1
Highest place world ranking:
  • 63
Current place world ranking:
68
International performance:
2015 February            Iran International challenge, quaterfinalist
 
2014 December          Botswana International gold medallist
2014 November          Zambia International silver medallist
2014 October              Ethiopia International gold medallist
2014 October              Nigeria International silver medallist
2014 August                World championship qualifier from Africa
2014 June                   Kenya International silver medallist
2014 April                    African championship silver medallist
 
2013                            Czech Republic International last 16
2013                            Mauritius International silver medallist
2013                            African championship gold medallist
2013                            Morocco International silver medallist
2013                            Kenya International gold medallist
 
2012                            African championship gold medallist,
2012                            Yonex Dutch International, The Netherlands (Grand prix), last 16
 
2011                            All African games silver medallist
2011                            African Championship bronze medallist
2011                            Botswana international silver medallist
2011                            Bitburger Open, Germany (Grand prix gold), last 32
 
2010                            Kenya International silver medallist
 
Best performance ever:
African championship gold medallist
Favorite tournament:
Portuguese International & Botswana International

EXTRA

Traininghours per week:
30 - 35 hours per week
Selected for the national team in:
Nigerian National team
Ambition:
Qualify for olympics: Rio 2016, To get into the top 50 world rankings
Strongest characteristic as player:
I am a good retriever, and good all round player
But I also like to attack
If i would not be a badminton player than:
I would be a Pilot :-)
Best characteristic:
Very organised
Worst characteristic:
Inpatient
Tournament Schedule:
May      
10 - 17th Sudirman Cup BWF event China
June      
11th-14th Mauritius International International series Rose Hill, Mauritius
18th - 21st  Kenya  International series  
July      
1st - 5th  White Nights International Challenge Gatchina, Russia
15th - 18th  Lagos International International Challenge Lagos, Nigeria
21 - 26th Russia Open Grand Prix Vladivostok
August      
10th-16th World Championship BWF event Jakarta, Indonesia
September      
1st - 8th All African games Continental championship Congo
24th - 27th Ethiopia International International series Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
October      
30sept - 3rd Abuja International International series Abuja, Nigeria
6th-11th Yonex Dutch Open Grand Prix Almere. The Netherlands
November      
290ct - 1st Morocco International International series Casablanca, Morocco
26th-29th Zambia International International series Lusaka, Zambia
December      
3rd - 6th South Africa International International series Pretoria,South Africa
10th- 13th Botswana international International series Gaborone, Botswana
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"I can do anything if I try, just try" & " what doesn't kill you makes you stronger"

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