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Jess Pugh

Jess Pugh

Jess Pugh World Junior Championships 2015

In Profile |
Jess is the rising star of English badminton and predominantly plays mixed doubles with Ben Lane. She is a former European junior champion and has been competing on the Superseries circuit for the last year. 

Birthplace | Telford

DoB | 17 March 1997

Event | Mixed Doubles/Women's Doubles

Current National Ranking | 2 (Mixed Doubles), 3 (Women's Doubles)

Current World Ranking | 38 (Mixed Doubles), 131 (Women's Doubles)

World's Best Ranking | 36 (Mixed Doubles), 126 (Women's Doubles)

Jess Pugh profile 2017

Right/Left handed |Right Handed

Height: 5ft 5in

Major achievements |
2016 Spanish International XD winner
2016 Romania International WD winner
2016 Iceland International WD winner
2015 European Junior Mixed Team silver medallist and XD bronze
2014 European U17 champion
2014 Slovakia International and Hungary International XD winner

Ambition | To be World champion

Best performance of career | Winning my first senior international when I was 16 years old in Hungary

Things you didn't know |
Had a golf handicap of 16 when I was 12 years old. More here...

If I wasn’t a badminton player, I would be | An actress or an interior designer

Racket | Jess plays with a FZ Power 988 S

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