Gail Emms

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Birthday
23, 1977
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1977 (age 42)
Birthplace
England

About

English badminton player who won the mixed doubles title at the BWF World Championships as well as the Commonwealth Games in 2006. She won a silver medal representing England at the 2004 Summer Olympics and retired from the sport shortly after participating in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Before Fame

She started playing badminton at age 4 and attended the private girls' school Dame Alice Harpur School in Bedford. She graduated with a BSc in Sports Science from Kingston University in 1998.

Trivia

In march 2014 she appeared on the BBC game show Sport Relief's Top Dog along with her dog Raffa, who ended up winning the competition.

Family Life

Her first child, Harry, was born in 2010. Her second child, Oliver, was born in 2013.

Associated With

She completed against South Korean player Lee Young-dae in the quarterfinals of the 2008 Summer Olympics.