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Jack Shephard

Jack Shephard

In Profile | Currently number one in the world rankings, Jack was voted BWF Male Para Badminton player of the year in 2018.

Birthplace | Chesterfield

DoB | 25/07/1997

Event | SS6 Men’s Singles / Men’s Doubles

Current World Ranking | 1

World's Best Ranking | 1

Right/left-handed | Right

Height | 135cm

Major achievements |

Men’s Singles:
2018 BWF European Para Badminton Championships, Gold medallist
2018 Japan Para Badminton International, Gold medallist
2018 Spanish International, Gold medallist
2017 World Championships, Gold medallist

Men’s Doubles with Krysten Coombs:
2018 BWF European Para Badminton Championships, Gold medallist
2018 Spanish International, Gold medallist
2017 World Championships, Gold medallist


Best performance of career | Winner of the 2017 World championships SS6 Men’s Singles

Ambition | To be a Paralympic gold medallist

Things you didn't know | Five years before I won the World Championships, I had to have major surgery - I had to get both of my legs broken in two places to allow them to be straightened. Nine months in a wheelchair to recover.
I wasn’t the smallest person in my school.

If I wasn't a badminton player | I would be a musician

Racket | Jack plays with a FZ Forza 998 AA


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