Sport for Women

Renuga Veeran

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Badminton
Location: Australia

Renuga Veeran in the News

Q & A

Greatest sporting achievement: Commonwealth Games top 8, World Championship (qualified) Australia No 1 ranked

Greatest achievement off the field: Completed Bachelors Degree, Working with Corrections

Who is your sporting heroine? Cathy Freeman

How many hours per week to you train/exercise? I train 20 hours a week

What kind of diet or nutrition plan are you on? I'm currently on a low carb high protein diet

What do you love about your sport? Badminton has been my life, I started playing when I was 6. It is the fastest racquet sport and it's exciting

If you could change something about your sport, what would it be? Probably try and change it to one of the high profile sports in Australia, thus further promoting it

What motivates you? Representing Australia and bringing pride to the flag is probably my biggest motivation. Other than that is self satisfaction and passion for my sport

Do you have a profession outside of your sport? I currently hold a bachelors degree and am not studying Teaching. This is to further enhance my career and also contribute to my sports even more through that

Three words that describe you: Friendly, outgoing, fun

If I wanted to play your sport, what advice would you give me? I will advice you to be fit to start with as it requires a lot of fitness

Renuga Veeran Supports Sport for Women Day

"I support Sport for Women Day because women are capable of achieving anything in life. With further promoting women in sports it will encourage and support us to do extraordinary things."