Josephine Wu


 

Hometown:

Edmonton, Alberta

Height: 169cm

Occupation: 

Student, Part-time Coach  

Club:

 B-Active Badminton Club

Coach: Wang Wen

Social Media: Instagram: @jdubewww


Life Goals:  

  • To still compete in badminton competitions at the age of 60.
  • To not let my fears prevent me from moving forward

 

Short Term Badminton Goals: 

  • Compete in the World Championships

    Place at an international challenge


Long Term Badminton Goals:

  • Win a Grand Prix

    Compete in the Olympics  

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Biggest Moments in Badminton Career:

  • Triple crowning Junior Nationals in the U14 age category in 2009.
  • Winning my first team event match at the 2012 World Junior Team Championships

 

Favourite Things:

  • Watching badminton videos
  • Playing volleyball and tennis
  • Scrapbooking
  • Ice cream

 

Badminton Career Highlights:

2016

Pan American Championships: Team event and Women’s Doubles Champion, Mix Doubles Runner up

Junior Nationals: U23 Women’s Doubles Champion, Mix Doubles Runner up

Canadian Nationals: Women’s Doubles Bronze Medalist 


2015

  • Junior Nationals: U23 Mixed Doubles and Women’s Doubles Champion

 
2014

  • Junior Nationals: U23 Mix Doubles Finalist, Women’s Doubles Bronze
  • Canadian University Nationals: Mix Doubles Champion, Women’s Doubles and Singles 4th
  • Team Canada member for the World University Games

 
2013

  • Junior Nationals: U19 Mix Doubles and Girl’s Doubles Champion, Girl’s Singles bronze
  • Junior Pan American Championships: U19 Mix Doubles Champion, Girl’s Doubles Finalist, Girl’s Singles bronze and Team Event Champion

 

2012

  • Junior Nationals: U19 Girl’s Doubles Champion, Girl’s Singles Finalist
  • Team Canada member at the World Junior Championships
  • Junior Pan American Championships: U19 Team Event Finalist, Mix Doubles, Girl’s Singles, and Girl’s Doubles bronze

 
2011

  • Junior Nationals: U16 Mix Doubles and Girl’s Doubles Champion, Girl’s Singles Finalist
  • Junior  Pan American Championships: U17 Mix Doubles and Girl’s Doubles Champion
  • USBDF Winter Junior International: U17 Girl’s Doubles Champion, U19 Mix Doubles Champion, U19 Girl’s Singles Finalist