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.

 1 P. V. Sindhu

P. V. Sindhu
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Famous As: Badminton Player
Birthdate: July 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Indian

 2 Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal
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Famous As: Indian Badminton Star
Birthdate: March 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Indian

 3 Sudheer Babu

Sudheer Babu
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: May 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Indian

 4 Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: September 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian

 5 Lee Chong Wei

Lee Chong Wei
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Famous As: Badminton Player
Birthdate: October 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Malaysian

 6 Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone
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Famous As: Badminton Player
Birthdate: June 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian
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 7 Mathias Boe

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: July 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Danish
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 8 Parupalli Kashyap

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: September 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
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 9 Lin Dan

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Famous As: Badminton Player
Birthdate: October 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Chinese

 10 Pullela Gopichand

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Famous As: Badminton Player
Birthdate: November 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Indian
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 11 Kento Momota

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: September 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Japanese

 12 Carolina Marin

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Birthdate: June 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Spanish
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 13 Manasi Girishchandra Joshi

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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: June 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian

 14 Taufik Hidayat

Taufik Hidayat
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: August 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indonesian
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 15 Srikanth Kidambi

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: February 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian

 16 Viktor Axelsen

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: January 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Danish

 17 Chetan Anand

Chetan Anand
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Famous As: badminton player
Birthdate: August 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian

 18 Chen Long

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: January 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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 19 Tai Tzu-ying

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: June 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Taiwanese

 20 Syed Modi

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Famous As: badminton player
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Nationality: Indian
Died: July 23, 1988

 21 Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo

Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: August 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indonesian

 22 Nozomi Okuhara

Nozomi Okuhara
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Famous As: badminton player
Birthdate: March 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Japanese
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 23 Ashwini Ponnappa

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: September 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian

 24 Ameeta Singh

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian
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 25 Peter Gade

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: December 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Danish

 26 Lee Yong-dae

Lee Yong-dae
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: September 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean
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 27 Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: June 14, 1881
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Died: July 23, 1972

 28 Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: July 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Indian
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 29 Anders Antonsen

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: April 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Danish

 30 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting

Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: October 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indonesian
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 31 Jack Purcell

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Famous As: Stockbroker, Badminton player
Birthdate: December 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Canadian
Died: June 10, 1991

 32 Chou Tien-chen

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: January 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Taiwanese
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 33 Rudy Hartono

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: August 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indonesian

 34 Ratchanok Intanon

Ratchanok Intanon
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Famous As: badminton player
Birthdate: February 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Thai

 35 Susi Susanti

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: February 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indonesian

 36 Misbun Sidek

Misbun Sidek
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: February 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Malaysian

 37 Jan O. Jorgensen

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: December 31, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Danish

 38 B. Sai Praneeth

B. Sai Praneeth
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: August 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian

 39 Lee Zii Jia

Lee Zii Jia
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: March 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Malaysian

 40 Goh Liu Ying

Goh Liu Ying
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: May 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Malaysian

 41 Yuki Kaneko

Yuki Kaneko
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: July 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Japanese

 42 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon

Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: March 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Indonesian

 43 Wong Mew Choo

Wong Mew Choo
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: May 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Malaysian

 44 Rashid Sidek

Rashid Sidek
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: July 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Malaysian

 45 Lakshya Sen

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: August 16, 2001
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian

 46 Xie Xingfang

Xie Xingfang
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: January 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Chinese

 47 Hendra Setiawan

Hendra Setiawan
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: August 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indonesian

 48 Jung Jae-sung

Jung Jae-sung
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Famous As: Badminton player, Badminton coach
Birthdate: August 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean
Died: March 9, 2018

 49 Mariana Ugalde

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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: January 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Mexican

 50 Jonatan Christie

Jonatan Christie
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: September 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indonesian
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