Chinese Female Badminton Players

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Li Xuerui
(Chinese Professional Badminton Player)
Li Xuerui
9
Birthdate: January 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chongqing, China

Former world number one in singles Li Xuerui has 14 Superseries titles in her kitty. She is also a former Olympic gold medalist. Known for her attacking stance, she ruled the badminton scene before an injury at the Rio Olympics interrupted her career. She retired from international badminton in 2019.

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Xie Xingfang
(Badminton player)
Xie Xingfang
8
Birthdate: January 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Retired badminton player Xie Xingfang is a former singles number one and a two-time world champion. She has won countless medals, including an Olympic silver, an Asian Games gold, and a World Cup gold. She was also known for her high-profile relationship with badminton sensation Lin Dan.

 3 
Wang Yihan
(Silver Medalist Badminton player at the 2012 Summer Olympics)
Wang Yihan
7
Birthdate: January 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
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He Bingjiao
(Chinese Badminton Player)
He Bingjiao
3
Birthdate: March 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lianyungang, China

He Bingjiao is a professional badminton player renowned for her performance in the 2015 Asian Junior Championships where she won two gold medals to add to her collection of two other gold medals won at the 2013 and 2014 Asian Junior Championships. Over the course of her career, Bingjiao has also won tournaments like the Sudirman Cup and Uber Cup.

 5 
Chen Yufei
(Badminton player)
Chen Yufei
5
Birthdate: March 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Named to the Forbes list of 30 Under 30 in Entertainment and Sports, from Asia, Chen Yufei was inspired to take up badminton while watching the 2008 Olympics as a 10-year-old. Now an Olympic gold medalist herself, she also has tons of other medals in her kitty, including two Sudirman Cup gold medals.

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Zhang Ning
(Badminton player)
Zhang Ning
3
Birthdate: May 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jinzhou, Liaoning, China

Zhang Ning is a Chinese retired professional badminton player who won the gold medal at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, becoming the only female badminton player to win successive Olympic singles gold medals. A three-time winner at Asian Games, Zhang Ning has also represented China in international competitions like the Sudirman Cup and Uber Cup.

 7 
Zhao Yunlei
(Badminton player)
Zhao Yunlei
5
Birthdate: August 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yichang, China

Apart from being a star badminton player, Zhao Yunlei is also a graduate degree holder from the Huazhong University. She created history by becoming the first and only badminton player with 2 Olympic gold medal wins in the same year, winning in both mixed doubles and women’s doubles in 2012.

 8 
Wang Shixian
(Chinese Former Professional Badminton Player)
Wang Shixian
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Suzhou, China

Wang Shixian is a Chinese former professional badminton player. A former World No. 1, Wang won three gold medals at Asian Games. She also won the Sudirman Cup on three occasions. 

 9 
Huang Yaqiong
(Badminton player)
Huang Yaqiong
3
Birthdate: February 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zhejiang, China

Huang Yaqiong is a Chinese professional badminton player best known for her achievements in doubles events. After winning the gold medal in the mixed doubles event at the 2018 World Championship, Huang went on to win another gold medal in the same event at the 2019 World Championships. She also has an Asian Championship gold medal under her belt.

 10 
Gao Ling
(Badminton player)
Gao Ling
3
Birthdate: March 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wuhan, Hubei, China

Regarded as one of the greatest doubles badminton players of China, Gao Ling is a 2-time Olympic gold medalist and a 4-time world champion. She has also earned an Olympic silver and bronze. She and her partner Huang Sui won a record 6 women’s doubles titles at the All-England Championships.

 11 
Chen Qingchen
(Badminton player)
Chen Qingchen
3
Birthdate: June 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Xingning, Guangdong, China

Chen Qingchen is a Chinese professional badminton player who specializes in doubles. Chen is best known for winning the silver medal in women's doubles at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 2017 world champion, Chen Qingchen also has two Sudirman Cup gold medals, two Uber Cup gold medals, and an Asian Championship title under her belt.

 12 
Wang Zhiyi
(Badminton player)
Wang Zhiyi
2
Birthdate: April 29, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shashi District Shashi, Jingzhou, Hubei, China
 13 
Jia Yifan
(Badminton player)
Jia Yifan
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
 14 
Li Lingwei
(Badminton player)
Li Lingwei
2
Birthdate: January 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lishui, Zhejiang, China
 15 
Yu Yang
(Badminton player)
Yu Yang
3
Birthdate: April 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haicheng, Anshan, China

Olympic gold medalist and Chinese badminton sensation Yu Yang has won several titles with her doubles partner Du Jing. An Asian and world champion, she was accused of throwing a match away, as part of a match-fixing scandal, and was thus disqualified from the London Olympics. She retired after the controversy.

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Ye Zhaoying
(Badminton player)
Ye Zhaoying
2
Birthdate: May 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Once world number 1 in women’s singles, Chinese badminton player Ye Zhaoying has won countless medals, including an Olympic bronze and a World Cup gold. She later excelled in golf, too. She and her husband, footballer Hao Haidong, were removed from all Chinese records for criticizing the Communist Party.

 17 
Huang Dongping
(Badminton player)
Huang Dongping
3
Birthdate: January 20, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Meishanzhen, Quanzhou, China
 18 
Ge Fei
(Badminton player)
Ge Fei
1
Birthdate: October 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nantong, Jiangsu, China
 19 
Han Aiping
(Badminton player)
Han Aiping
1
Birthdate: April 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wuhan, China
Died: October 16, 2019
 20 
Tian Qing
(Badminton player)
Tian Qing
4
Birthdate: August 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anhua, Yiyang, China
 21 
Ma Jin
(Badminton player)
Ma Jin
3
Birthdate: May 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Former world mixed doubles champion and Olympic silver medalist Ma Jin has won several other badminton medals. The ace badminton player surprised her fans by abruptly announcing her retirement from the national team on her social-media page after being with them for 11 years. She later represented her provincial team.

 22 
Wang Xin
(Badminton player)
Wang Xin
3
Birthdate: November 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shenyang, Liaoning, China
 23 
Wang Lin
(Badminton player)
Wang Lin
2
Birthdate: March 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hangzhou, China
 24 
Bao Yixin
(Badminton player)
Bao Yixin
2
Birthdate: September 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zhuzhou, Hunan, China
 25 
Du Yue
(Badminton player)
Du Yue
2
Birthdate: February 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yichang, Hubei, China
 26 
Wang Xiaoli
(Badminton player)
Wang Xiaoli
2
Birthdate: June 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hubei, China
 27 
Tang Jinhua
(Badminton player)
Tang Jinhua
2
Birthdate: January 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
 28 
Lu Lan
(Badminton player)
Lu Lan
2
Birthdate: May 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Changzhou, Jiangsu, China
 29 
Zhou Mi
(Badminton player)
Zhou Mi
2
Birthdate: February 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nanning, Guangxi, China
 30 
Gong Zhichao
(Badminton player)
Gong Zhichao
1
Birthdate: December 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anhua, Hunan, China
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Xiaoxin Chen
(Badminton player)
Xiaoxin Chen
2
Birthdate: April 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nanning, China
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Zhang Jiewen
(Badminton player)
Zhang Jiewen
1
Birthdate: January 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
 33 
Pi Hongyan
(Badminton player)
Pi Hongyan
1
Birthdate: January 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chongqing, China
 34 
Eva Lee
(Badminton player)
Eva Lee
1
Birthdate: August 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
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Gong Ruina
(Badminton player)
Gong Ruina
1
Birthdate: January 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Anhua County, Yiyang, China
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Yao Jie
(Badminton player)
Yao Jie
1
Birthdate: April 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hubei, China
 37 
Tang Jiuhong
(Badminton player)
Tang Jiuhong
1
Birthdate: February 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Anhua County, Yiyang, China
 38 
Gu Jun
(Badminton player)
Gu Jun
1
Birthdate: January 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wuxi, Jiangsu, China