Anna Hursey is a 13-year old Welsh female table tennis prodigy and the star of the documentary "Going For Gold" that won the BAFTA Cymru for Best Children’s category in October.
Born in Carmarthen to British and Chinese parents, Anna is the youngest athlete ever to compete in the Commonwealth Games at senior level - representing Wales at the Gold Coast 2018 when she was just 11!
Anna’s ambition is to become the world’s number 1 female player and win a medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics.
Anna is fluent in Mandarin and English and is currently seeking ambassador roles representing both Chinese and UK brands internationally. Ranked No. 1 in Wales for Under 15s and No. 2 for Seniors, she is the current Young Sports Person Of The Year, which she was awarded at The Daily Mirror Pride Of Sport Awards 2018.
She is also the youngest ever person to play sport for Wales at senior (adult) level representing her country at age 10. Anna is hugely inspirational to young females and wants to be a role model to other young females helping them with confidence and self esteem. Through equality, diversity and inclusivity Anna can help demonstrate a strong commitment to UN Global Goals activity, Anna recently moved full-time to Tianjin China (near Beijing) so she can train with top Chinese players to reach her ambition - and regularly comes back to the UK.
She has appeared on many TV programmes and channels including: BBC Sport, BBC Wales, and League Of Their Own. Anna plays in a mixture of Senior, Junior Under 18 Events and Cadet Under 15 Events around the world representing herself and Wales.
In 2019 she has won two Senior (adult) events in the UK and was Runner-up in the Welsh Nationals (adult) Championship.
Sponsorship & Partnership Opportunities For further information on sponsorship, partnership and ambassador opportunities please contact Nigel Jones at Purple Tangerine. [email protected]
Links Marketing Opportunities PDF - www.purpletangerine.com/downloads/AnnaHursey.pdf Showreel - https://youtu.be/rNS5_6LteOM (English)
Showreel - https://youtu.be/MdLSle1qG2g (Chinese)
Website – www.anna-hursey.com
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/annahurseytabletennis/