Place of Birth: Gmunden, Austria
Current Residence: Vienna, Austria
Language(s): German, English
International Debut: 2003, Helvetia Cup
Professional Since: In 1997, I started playing some national tournaments in Austria.
National Team Member: 2003
Q & A
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"I started playing badminton 15 years ago. I was fascinated by the speed of the game, it's fantastic!"
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Babolat, Satelite Energy"
Your training regime?
"I train 6 - 7 times a week 2-3 hours practice on court (technical). 1-2 times a week I have physical and running sessions."
Memorable sporting achievements?
"2010, Kharkov International - Semifinal. 2010, Cyprus International - Semifinal. 2010, Hungarian International - Semifinal 2010. Bahrain International - Semifinal. 2011, Peru International - Runner Up. 2011, Puerto Rico - Runner Up. 2011, Suriname International - Runner Up. 2011, South Africa International - Semifinal. 2011 Canadian International - Runner Up."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"Olympic Scholarships for Athletes London 2012"
"To play at the London 2012 Olympic Games, and to improve my level as high as possible."