Rebecca has been taking badminton seriously for the past three years. Rebecca’s dream is to take part in international tournaments and making Malta proud. Italian influence seems to be strong in her choice of music (Il Volo) and food (Peperoni pizza). Her career path seems to be leading her in the field of chemistry

Name: Rebecca Spiteri

Age: 15

How long have you been playing badminton? 3 years training seriously and 5 years just for fun.

Describe badminton in three words: Fun, Amazing and Enjoyable

What do you feel when your opponent has cheated? I feel that it’s obviously unfair and would speak to the opponent immediately and demand a let.

Which badminton skill do you think is the most difficult to master? Deceptive skills

What are you looking to achieve in badminton? National level and when going abroad to compete …. achieve good results for my country.

Who is your badminton idol? Carolina Marin

Dream tournament to play in? Holland International tournament

Favourite movie? Macbeth

Favourite musician? Italian group Il Volo

If it hadn’t been badminton, what other sport would it be? 

Things that you like to do while you are not playing badminton? Watching movies, reading and going out with friends

Favourite food: Pepperoni pizza

Your goal, outside badminton in life? To become a Chemist