Place of Birth: Hong Kong
Current Residence: Markham, Ontario, Canada
Language(s): English, Chinese
International Debut: 2006, Pan Am Juniors
Professional Since: I started competing locally in small tournaments not long after i started taking lessons when I was around 11/12. I started competing internationally when I was around 17 years old
National Team Member: 2009
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"2012 London Olympics"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"Started playing when I was 11 years old with my mom at a local community centre/church. And then one of my moms friends introduced me to the club I currently train at. And from there I started taking lessons, and joined their team and then started playing tournaments. From local, to provincial, to national and then international tournaments"
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex, Nanoray 900"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"2011 Pan Am Games gold medalist, it was memorable because it was my first senior Pan Am title and first major multi-sport games title. 2011 Canada Winter Games gold medalist, it was memorable because it was my first time being a flag bearer at the closing ceremonies."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"The Bronze R Award Athlete of the Year"
"An Olympic medal"
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