List of famous badminton players with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Badminton players play the racquet sport, badminton. This sport is played by two competing individuals or two opposing teams consisting of two players each who hit a shuttlecock back and forth across the net using their racquets. Badminton is a very popular sport that originated in the mid 19th century in British India. Competitive badminton events in five categories were first held at the Olympic Games in 1992. The popularity of badminton stems from the fact that is it very easy to play and can be played in small spaces. It is a much loved recreational sport with millions over the world playing badminton in order to get some exercise and keep fit. Being a professional badminton player is a challenging task. The players need to possess excellent speed and agility combined with stamina and endurance. Striking the shuttlecock precisely also calls for explosive strength and good hand to eye coordination. Badminton is an extremely fast paced sport that calls for quick reflex actions. Players also need to develop their technique and footwork in order to perfect the game. This section provides you information about the life and works of various famous badminton players from all over the world.

Lin Dan Lin Dan
Chinese

Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian

Chen LongChen Long
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Ratchanok IntanonRatchanok Intanon
Thai

Jack PurcellJack Purcell
Canadian
Nozomi OkuharaNozomi Okuhara
Japanese

Wang ShixianWang Shixian
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Wang YihanWang Yihan
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Li XueruiLi Xuerui
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Akane YamaguchiAkane Yamaguchi
Japanese
Kathleen McKane GodfreeKathleen McKane Godfree
British

Aya OhoriAya Ohori
Japanese

Chris AdcockChris Adcock
British

Pornpawee ChochuwongPornpawee Chochuwong
Thai
Carolina MarinCarolina Marin
Spanish

Sayaka TakahashiSayaka Takahashi
Japanese
Gregoria Mariska TunjungGregoria Mariska Tunjung
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Kirsty GilmourKirsty Gilmour
Scottish

Porntip BuranaprasertsukPorntip Buranaprasertsuk
Thai
Gadde Ruthvika ShivaniGadde Ruthvika Shivani
Indian

Minatsu MitaniMinatsu Mitani
Japanese
P. C. ThulasiP. C. Thulasi
Indian

Sayaka SatoSayaka Sato
Japanese

Palwasha BashirPalwasha Bashir
Pakistani
Lianne TanLianne Tan
Belgian
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Arundhati PantawaneArundhati Pantawane
Indian
Saena KawakamiSaena Kawakami
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Jamie SubandhiJamie Subandhi
American

Hanna RamadiniHanna Ramadini
Indonesian

Dinar Dyah AyustineDinar Dyah Ayustine
Indonesian
Beatriz CorralesBeatriz Corrales
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Chetan AnandChetan Anand
Indian

Beiwen ZhangBeiwen Zhang
Chinese

Ji Hyun SungJi Hyun Sung
South Korean

Ngan Yi CheungNgan Yi Cheung
Hong Konger
Bing Jiao HeBing Jiao He
Chinese

Fitriani FitrianiFitriani Fitriani
Indonesian
Jang-mi LeeJang-mi Lee
South Korean