Anthony Clark


Anthony Clark

Anthony Clark has had a distinguished badminton career reaching the highest level in the sport. A former member of Team GB having competed at two Olympic Games, Anthony retired from international badminton in 2011. Having reached a World ranking of 4, Anthony is well qualified as an Ambassador and National Coach for Badminton England. He was recently the coach for the Polish National Badminton Team at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

One of Great Britain’s most well-known and admired badminton players, Anthony claimed over 100 caps playing for his country, winning an impressive total of seven Commonwealth medals, two World Championship medals and two European Team Championship medals.

Anthony’s career progressed quickly, and as a result of showing immense dedication by training almost every day of the week, Anthony made his England team debut after two years in the sport. Aged just sixteen, Anthony became the junior National Badminton Champion and at the age of twenty-three, he won the first of his record nine successive national senior Badminton titles.

His world-class badminton career has been built on a combination of technical ability, determination and an intense desire to meet every challenge with success. Anthony now shares his knowledge, experience and dedication to the sport with everyone who has a passion for Badminton or any other team activity.

Additionally, Anthony has also been selected as one of only four coaches in the country to be part of the Elite Coach Programme and is also the Performance Director for Leicestershire Schools Badminton. He is also the lead commentator in the New National Badminton League which is covered live on Sky Sports.

To book Anthony Clark as the Olympic speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Olympic Speakers agency.

Watch Anthony in an interview below:


When featuring at events Gail is known to discuss such topics as:

  • Elite Coaching
  • Aiming High
  • Sports & The Media
  • Mental Resilience
  • Leadership & Teamwork

Over the course of his career Anthony earned the following achievements:

World Championships

  • Silver medal – 2006 Madrid Men’s doubles
  • Silver medal – 2006 Madrid Mixed doubles

Sudirman Cup

  • Bronze medal – 2007 Glasgow Mixed team

European Men’s Team Championships

  • Silver medal – 2008 Almere Men’s team
  • Bronze medal – 2006 Thessalonica Men’s team

Commonwealth Games

  • Silver medal – 2006 Melbourne Mixed team
  • Silver medal – 2010 Delhi Men’s doubles
  • Bronze medal – 2002 Manchester Men’s doubles
  • Bronze medal – 2002 Manchester Mixed doubles
  • Bronze medal – 2006 Melbourne Men’s doubles
  • Bronze medal – 2010 Delhi Mixed team
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