Krysten Coombs

DOB: 15 November 1990

Height: 4ft 4in

Place of Birth: Brighton

Biography

A man of many talents, Krysten got his first taste of badminton in 2006 through the Dwarf Sports Association (DSA), after trying his hand at golf, football and swimming, and having spent time in the GB para table tennis squad.

A love for badminton quickly developed and after only a year he competed in his first tournament, gradually progressing towards the top of the world rankings.

European gold in 2016 and world silver a year later count among Krysten’s biggest achievements in a glittering career, while he soared to top spot in the SH6 Men’s Singles at the 2021 Spanish International in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Away from the court Krysten is a budding actor and appeared in Game of Thrones in 2014, while he has mooted the possibility of a career in property development or within the sports industry after he hangs up his racket.

Join the UK’s most
played racket sport

Find Out More

Join the UK’s most
played racket sport

Find Out More

Sign-up to our newsletter

By registering you acknowledge that Badminton England will send you our newsletter by email. You can opt out at any time by clicking unsubscribe.