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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.

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