Chloe Birch

Chloe Birch

Chloe Birch, European Team Champs 2016

In Profile |
Chloe is predominantly a women's singles player but also plays doubles. She was runner-up in the 2016 English National Championships and has won 11 national junior titles.

Birthplace | Preston

DoB | 16 September 1995

Event | Women's Singles/Women's Doubles

Current National Ranking | 2 (Women's Singles), 6 (Women's Doubles)

Current World Ranking | 101 (Women's Singles), 142 (Women's Doubles)

World's Best Ranking | 90 (Women's Singles), 79 (Women's Doubles)

Chloe Birch

Right/Left handed | Right

Height | 5ft 6in (168cm)

Major achievements |
2017 Mixed Team Championships bronze, 11 National junior titles, semi-finalist in doubles at the Welsh International Championships, quarter-finals of the English Nationals singles and doubles, quarter-finals of singles and doubles in Portuguese International

Best performance of career | Beating former English number one Elizabeth Cann when only 15.

Ambition | To win a medal at the Olympic Games and World Championships

Racket | Chloe plays with an Ashaway Phantom X-Fire

How I got started | My sister was introduced to badminton through school and started playing aged 8 at Abbeydale Badminton Club. I used to go along and knock up on the next court from age 7. From 8/9, I started attending junior training sessions.

Things you didn't know | Received the Michael Vaughan Award from Silverdale School.
Competed for Team GB at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in 2013.

Competed at county athletics and netball as a junior.

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