Nathan Rice

08 April 2011

Sport/Event > Badminton – singles

Date  of  Place of Birth >
1983, Milton Keynes

Coached by > Peter Bush

Occupation > Full-time player

Biography >
Nathan has established himself as one of England’s top men’s singles players. He took up the sport aged seven and won 10 national junior titles at under-12 to under-19 levels.

Transferred to train at the University of Bath’s High Performance Badminton Centre in September 2006. Just missed out on re-gaining the ASICS National Elite title, when he lost the final at the University of Bath to Rajiv Ouseph in December 2006.

Competitive Record >
Six Nations Championships – team gold (England) – 2002

ASICS National Elite Open Circuit Grand Finals: gold men’s singles – 2004/5

ASICS National Elite Open Circuit round two: gold men’s singles – Haywards Heath, Sussex, October 2006

ASICS National Elite Open Circuit: sf men’s singles – Wimbledon, November 2006

Bank of Scotland International Champs: qf men’s singles – Glasgow, November 2006.

Yonex Welsh Open: silver men’s singles, Cardiff, December 2006

ASICS National Elite Open Circuit Grand Final: silver – men’s singles – University of Bath, December 2006

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