Chen Gang (badminton)

Chen Gang (Chinese: 陈刚; born 27 June 1976) was a former Chinese badminton player from Zhejiang.[2] He started his career in badminton at the age of eight. In 1989, Chen entered the Zhejiang team, and was selected to join the national team in 1994. He was a former World Junior Champion in the boys' singles event in 1994, and Asian Champion in the men's singles event in 1998.[3]

Chen Gang
陈刚
Personal information
Country China
Born (1976-06-27) 27 June 1976 (age 43)
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China[1]
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking3
BWF profile

In 2007, he went to South Korea as an assistant to singles coach Li Mao. In November 2008, he joined as a coach in Polish national team until September 2009. In July 2018, he moved to France as a national singles coach.[4]

AchievementsEdit

World CupEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1995 Jakarta, Indonesia   Joko Suprianto 2–15, 7–15   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1998 Bangkok, Thailand   Marleve Mainaky 15–6, 15–9   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Bangkok, Thailand   Tang Yongshu   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
1–15, 10–15   Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1994 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Zheng Qiang 15–9, 15–3   Gold

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1999 Thailand Open   Ji Xinpeng 15–12, 15–6   Winner
1998 Hong Kong Open   Budi Santoso 10–15, 10–15   Runner-up
1998 Swedish Open   Luo Yigang 14–18, 2–15   Runner-up
1997 Vietnam Open   Alan Budikusuma 15–6, 9–15, 15–3   Winner
1997 Thailand Open   Hendrawan 9–15, 1–15   Runner-up
1994 Russian Open   Yu Jinhao 18–13, 18–13   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Swedish Open   Tang Yongshu   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
3–15, 3–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2002 BMW International   Niels Christian Kaldau 15–7, 8–15, 17–14   Winner
1999 French Open   Pullela Gopichand 15–8, 10–15, 15–10   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 French Open   Qin Yiyuan   Ian Sullivan
  Gail Emms
15–12, 15–12   Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "韩国教练:谌龙难以搅局 伦敦奥运林李大战可期" (in Chinese). Sohu. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Players: Chen Gang". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  3. ^ "让球者" (in Chinese). GQ. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  4. ^ "国羽四大金刚之一出山丨陈刚出任法国单打主教练" (in Chinese). 爱羽客. Archived from the original on 5 July 2018. Retrieved 22 March 2019.

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