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HOGNADOTTIR Sara
Iceland
ISL
SaraHognadottir
Date of Birth12/11/1995 - Reykjavik (ISL)
Age19
Height170 cm/5'7"
Weight60kg/132lbs
GenderW
Medals

Profile

Nickname-
School, universityMenntaskolinn i Reykjavík
Started competing-
Language(s) spokenIcelandic (native), English, Danish
Club nameTennis og Badmintonfelag Reykjavíkur
CoachArni Þor Hallgrimsson
Hobbies

Music, playing the violin, outdoor activities, being with friends

Major sporting achievements

2013 NJCh (U19), singles and doubles - 1st

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

Playing first singles match for Iceland in the European Mixed Championship

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Sara has trained in TBR, Iceland's biggest badminton club, since she was 8. She was in the youth national team U17 and U19 all her years in junior and she played in the European junior championship (twice U17 and twice U19) for Iceland. Her first time playing for the adult national team of Iceland was the Thomas & Ubercup in 2014. In November 2014 she played her first ladies singles for the national team of Iceland in the European Mixed Team Championships. Sara is 19 and this year is her first year playing in adult. Her ambition for Baku 2015 is to bring her best game and perform well.

Please note biographical data has been provided in collaboration with NOCs and edited by BEGOC.
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