Alex Yuwan TJONG
Place of Birth: CAMPINAS/SP-BRAZIL
Current Residence: CAMPINAS/SP-BRAZIL
International Debut: 2004 PAN AM JR-LIMA, PERU. 2008-PAN AM CHAMPIONSHIP-LIMA, PERU.
Professional Since: In 1998, I played my first tournament, but only as a sport, for fun. After 2004, after Pan Am Jrs, was when i started playing more competitively.
National Team Member: 2004
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Never competed in the Olympic Games yet."
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"In Brazil, my hometown in 1997. I began playing because of my dad. He took me and my brothers to play badminton on a weekend, and I loved it ever since."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex is my sponsor, racket is Nanoray Z-speed."
Memorable sporting achievements?
"Winning bronze medal at the 2015 Pan Am Games."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"MVP player at my club"
"Qualifying for the Rio Olympics 2016."
In The News
6 May, 2015
‘Development’ Players in Phase 1 List
27 August, 2014
Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Day 2: Hits and Misses