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Ben Lane

Badminton

Ben Lane made his Commonwealth Games debut on the Gold Coast in Australia where he won a bronze medal in the mixed team event. 

The player from Kingston Upon Thames currently plays mixed doubles with Jess Pugh.

Ben started playing badminton at just two years old and was representing England by the age of nine. He is a double junior European medallist and junior national champion. 

Height

175

Weight

70

Date of Birth

13 July 1997

Place of Birth

Kingston Upon Thames

Club

Visions Badminton Academy

Commonwealth Appearances

Gold Coast 2018

Sporting Achievements

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Mixed team bronze

2016 Spanish International - Mixed doubles gold

2015 U19 European Championships - 2 x silver and 1 x bronze

2014 and 2015 U19 mixed doubles and men's doubles national champion

2014 U17 European Championships - Mixed doubles and men's doubles gold

2014 Slovakia International and Hungary International - Mixed doubles gold

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Badminton is often described as the fastest sport in the Commonwealth Games with the shuttlecock reaching speeds of up to 400km/h, these lightning speed reactions and nimble techniques makes badminton one of the most exciting sports at the Games.

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