Latest Badminton News and Articles

Malaysian, Chinese named badminton players of the year (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 15 December 2011
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 610

BEIJING — Badminton's world governing body Wednesday named Malaysia's top men's singles player Lee Chong Wei and China's leading women's doubles pair Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang as 2011 players of the year.

It was the third consecutive player of the year award for world number one Lee, 29, who picked up five Superseries titles in the 2011 regular season and this week competes for his fourth consecutive Superseries finals title.Lee Chong Wei

The awards were announced by the World Badminton Federation ahead of the tournament here in south China's Liuzhou which runs through Sunday and is the year's last major event.

Wang and Yu are the current Superseries women's doubles champions and won seven of the Superseries 12 titles this year, becoming the first shuttlers ever to win four consecutive Superseries events.

It was the first time in the history of the award that it went to a doubles pair, the federation said.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

YouTube

Replays: Sudirman Cup 2015

2015 Sudirman Cup badminton video

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
It's official: Tan Kim Her becomes India's Badminton doubles coach

Mumbai: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has finally

Greysia Polii/Nitya Krishinda Maheswari eyeing 2015 World Championship title

Jakarta: Greysia Polii/Nitya Krishinda Maheswari are carryin

Ratchanok Intanon - One of the hottest athletes at SEA Games

Singapore: We watch sports for the thrill, excitement, and p

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Recommended badminton news for you