Place of Birth: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Current Residence: Ljubljana, Slovenia
International Debut: 1997, Slovenia international
Professional Since: 1992 - I played my first ever match at a local tournament.
National Team Member: 1999
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Beijing 2008 (2nd Round)"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"Started at age of 7, at a local club. My friend played, so I went to try it out myself."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex, Nanospeed 7000"
Your training regime?
"Two times per day badminton technique and physical trainings (either running or weights). Approx. 12-14 sessions per week."
Memorable sporting achievements?
"1992 National U-12 championship, at age of 9 I won my first ever medal. 2000 European Women Team Championships, the ENG vs. SLO tie, at age of 19, I beat British former number 1 Tracey Hallam and she was ranked world number 7 in the world at that time. In 2004, I won my first senior title and later in 2008, qualified for Beijing Olympic Games."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"1998, Fairplay Award at Mediteranian Sea Games in Bari."
"A secret! And will continue to remain one."