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

More From Badminton Players

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

Chen LongChen Long
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Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian

Nozomi OkuharaNozomi Okuhara
Japanese
Ratchanok IntanonRatchanok Intanon
Thai

Akane YamaguchiAkane Yamaguchi
Japanese
Jack PurcellJack Purcell
Canadian

Li XueruiLi Xuerui
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Wang ShixianWang Shixian
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Wang YihanWang Yihan
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Aya OhoriAya Ohori
Japanese
Gregoria Mariska TunjungGregoria Mariska Tunjung
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Chris AdcockChris Adcock
British

Sayaka TakahashiSayaka Takahashi
Japanese

Kirsty GilmourKirsty Gilmour
Scottish
Porntip BuranaprasertsukPorntip Buranaprasertsuk
Thai

Sayaka SatoSayaka Sato
Japanese
Minatsu MitaniMinatsu Mitani
Japanese

Carolina MarinCarolina Marin
Spanish

Gadde Ruthvika ShivaniGadde Ruthvika Shivani
Indian
Palwasha BashirPalwasha Bashir
Pakistani

Arundhati PantawaneArundhati Pantawane
Indian
Jamie SubandhiJamie Subandhi
American

Dinar Dyah AyustineDinar Dyah Ayustine
Indonesian

Hanna RamadiniHanna Ramadini
Indonesian
P. C. ThulasiP. C. Thulasi
Indian

Beatriz CorralesBeatriz Corrales
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Chetan AnandChetan Anand
Indian