George Bevan

02 May 2011

Sport/Event >
Badminton, Mens Doubles

Date and Place of Birth >
1983, Bristol

Height > 6ft 2

Weight > 13 St

Coached by >
Peter Bush

Date Arrived at Team Bath > 2002

Course of Study >
Sports Performance, Coach Education, then MA in Sport and Education

Clubs >
La Havre (French Club – Division 1)
University of Bath

Occupation >
Badminton Coach and Student

Biography >
In 2001 George won the U18 National Singles Circuit and reached the top 4 as an English Junior.

Since joining Bath George has trained within the High Performance Centre and in 2005 became BUSA champion with Matt Hanson. George is a member of the Avon 1st team and won a silver medal in Premier A in 2004.

He represents English Universities and also plays for a French club in the top French league. George helped Bath’s first team win consecutive team BUSA titles and was named player of the tournament in 2007. George is now a doubles player and last season was runner-up in the Challenger Finals and played internationally in the European Badminton Circuit.

George is a TASS Scholar and is currently coaching whilst studying his Masters part-time.

Competitive Record >
Under 18 National Singles Circuit Winner
Under 19 National Championships Semi-Finalist
Won his first Satellite in 2003
BUSA individual champion 2005
Won his first Challenger in 2006
Challenger Finalist
BUSA Team winners 2006, 2007
In 2006\07 competed at the Scottish Open, Welsh Open, and the Velo-Dutch Open

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