Half-term success for FastStep players

FastStep Badminton Academy players picked up 5 medals at Badminton England tournaments over the half term break.

Daniel Hatton played at the Hampshire U17 Bronze mid-week and secured Gold in the boys doubles with a new partner, Guy Jones. He also won a Bronze medal in the singles event. His third medal of half-term came at the Suffolk U17 Bronze where he claimed a well earned Silver medal in the boys doubles.

Eva Craig put on a strong performance at the SE Essex U13 Bronze at Redbridge Sports Centre. After cruising through her box and quarter final, Eva met Surrey’s Alexandra Oprisan in the semi-final.¬†Eva never looked in trouble as she won the match 21-8. In the final she fought hard but had to settle for Silver after a strong performance from training pal Anna Palacci from Surrey.


At the beginning of half term, U10 player Isabelle Craig picked up a bronze medal in the girls’ doubles with Sussex partner Abigail Thring at the Bournemouth U11 event.