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Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone About Indian former badminton star who won gold medals at events like the All England Championships and the Badminton World Cup. His life is the subject of the 2006 biography “Touch Play.” Other Informations He was introduced to badminton by his father and made his tournament debut at the 1962 Karnataka State Junior …

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Kevin Sanjaya

Kevin Sanjaya About Badminston star specializing in doubles who has dominated the BFW Super Series, collecting seven titles in just one year. He is also the victor of such tournaments as 2018 Asia Team Championships and 2018 Asias Games.  Other Informations He was raised in the village of Sumberberas in East Java, Indonesia.  He received 2017’s BWF Best …

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Lin Dan

Lin Dan About Regarded as one of the world’s greatest badminton players of all time, he won the gold in men’s singles at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games. Other Informations His parents encouraged him to practice piano, but he took up badminton instead. He started training at the age of five. He also became …

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Mohammad Ahsan

Mohammad Ahsan About Indonesian badminton player who has gained fame when he won the 2013 World Championships in 2013. He went on to win again in 2015 and then came in second in 2017. Other Informations He first medaled at the World Championships when he won bronze in 2011. He has ranked as high as …

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Zhang Ning

Zhang Ning About Chinese badminton player and two-time Olympic gold medalist, she won gold in 2004 and in 2008 in the women’s singles event. Other Informations She won her first gold medal in international competition at the 2003 World Championships. She announced her retirement after the 2008 Olympics where she won her second straight gold …

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Zhang Jun

Zhang Jun About Chinese badminton player and two-time Olympic gold medalist who competed at the 2000 Sydney and 2004 Athens games. Other Informations He won his first championship at the 1998 Swiss Open. He won gold in mixed doubles at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics. He married Hu Ni in 2006. He competed in the …

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Roslin Hashim

Roslin Hashim About A Malaysian badminton player who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics. Other Informations He won the 1996 Qatar Open early in his career. He came into conflict with the Badminton Association of Malaysia in 2007, when the BAM forgot to enter him in several important competitions. His brother, Muhammad Hafiz Hashim, won …

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Lee Chong Wei

Lee Chong Wei About Badminton player who made his Olympic debut at the 2008 games in Beijing, where he earned a silver medal. Other Informations He began playing badminton at age 11, and was drafted to the national team at age 17. He was ranked the number one singles player in the world from August …

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Jonatan Christie

Jonatan Christie About Badminton star who has been ranked as the top men’s singles player in Indonesia during his illustrious career. He has earned first-place at multiple Badminton Asia Team Championships and Southeast Asian Games tournaments.  Other Informations He won his first international senior title when he was 15 years old.  He was featured in the badminton …

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Viktor Axelsen

Viktor Axelsen About Danish badminton player who won the men’s singles world championship title at the August 2017 BWF World Championships. He debuted as the #1 ranked badminton player in the world in September 2017, and as of June 2018, has held that honor.  Other Informations He rose to worldwide badminton acclaim after winning his …

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Rizki Amelia Pradipta

Rizki Amelia Pradipta About Indonesian badminton player who plays for Jaya Raya, a badminton club in Jakarta. Her speciality is in doubles, and in 2013 she and her partner reached the top 10 world ranking.  Other Informations She was selected as a member of the Indonesia national badminton team in 2008 for the World Junior Championships, …

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Hendra Setiawan

Hendra Setiawan About Badminton player who is widely regarded as one of the greatest men’s doubles players ever. He is an Olympic gold medalist for Indonesia and a multiple-time BWF World Champion.  Other Informations He played for the Jaya Raya Jakarta badminton club as a young man.  He earned his first number one world ranking while …