DROITWICH’S Lauren Whiteman has change into the UK’s primary girls’s racketlon participant.
After taking on the game simply over two years in the past her focus is on the British Open Championships in Nottingham on the finish of June.
Attracting the nation’s high gamers Whiteman’s sternest take a look at but can be an opportunity to consolidate high spot within the rankings.
She is ranked 17 on this planet and needs to interrupt into the highest 15 over the following 12 months.
Racketlon gamers compete in consecutive video games of desk tennis, badminton, squash and tennis with every going as much as 21 factors.
In a typical match gamers have 4 matches in a day which exams stamina and resolve.
Whiteman, 22, heads to Vienna, Austria, in August with the Nice Britain squad for the European Championships within the group, doubles and particular person occasions.
Late final yr in Nuremberg, Germany, within the Particular person World Championships she completed a good twelfth regardless of struggling a suspected fractured again.
The Herefordshire and Worcestershire tennis participant has additionally represented the county at badminton.
The first faculty sports activities coach, who attended Droitwich Spa Excessive Faculty and the University of Worcester, will spend the following few months finishing intensive health and abilities coaching.
Whiteman is on the Rivers Leisure Centres gifted and proficient sponsorship scheme however should meet all her personal prices for each match.
Any native companies fascinated about sponsoring her are requested to name her father Roger Whiteman on 07443 337710.