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Marcus Ellis

Marcus Ellis

Marcus Ellis Indonesia Open

In Profile |

Marcus play men's doubles with Chris Landgridge. His major achievement is winning a historic bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and winning back-to-back English National Championship titles in 2015 and 2016. 

Birthplace | Huddersfield

DoB | 14 September 1989

Event | Men's Doubles

Current National Ranking | 1

Current World Ranking | 15

World's Best Ranking | 15 

Marcus Ellis bronze medal

Right/left-handed | Right

Height | 5ft 9in (175cm)

Major achievements |
2016 Rio Olympic Games bronze medallist

2015 and 2016 English National champion

Reaching the top 20 in the world rankings in Men's Doubles and Mixed Doubles.

Best performance of career |
Beating China's Hong Wei and Chai Biao in the bronze medal match at the Rio Olympics

Ambition | To become Olympic champion

Racket | Marcus plays with a YONEX Voltric Z Force II

Started playing | Aged 6 at Valley St James Badminton Club, Huddersfield

Things you didn't know | I have a massive phobia of snakes

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