This is the first Deaflympics for Bethany Brookes, who is 19 years old. Brookes is a tennis player, and she is competing in 3 events - the women's singles, mixed doubles and the women's doubles. She tells us how excited she is about being part of the team, and explains how important movement and mental strength are when playing tennis. Which country does she feel are her strongest competition? Watch this video and find out!
Bethany Brookes appeared in Episode 1 of Wicked Kids when she was younger, talking about her tennis ambitions! Watch it here.
Shooting - 10m Pistol & 10m Air Rifle
Athletics - Marathon & 10,000m
A future Deaflympics hopeful aiming for the 2017 games