Chen Qiqiu

Chen Qiqiu (simplified Chinese: 陈其遒; traditional Chinese: 陳其遒; pinyin: Chén Qíqiú; born January 4, 1978 in Meizhou, Guangdong, China) is a former male badminton player from the People's Republic of China. He is now a doubles coach for the Chinese national team.

Chen Qiqiu
Personal information
Country China
Born (1978-01-04) January 4, 1978 (age 42)
Meizhou, Guangdong, China
Height1.71m (5ft 7in)
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking2

CareerEdit

A doubles specialist who has paired with a variety of partners, Chen won men's doubles at the Thailand Open in 1999 and the Malaysia Open in 2002. He won mixed doubles at the Polish (2000), Thailand (2003), and Denmark (2004) Opens. He was also a runner-up in mixed doubles at the prestigious All-England Championships in 2003 with Zhao Tingting, the partner with whom he had his greatest success. They were bronze medalists at the 2003 IBF World Championships and quarterfinalists at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

AchievementsEdit

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Thailand Open   Yu Jinhao   Michael Søgaard
  Jim Laugesen
15–11, 15–13   Winner
2001 China Open   Liu Yong   Zhang Wei
  Zhang Jun
1–7, 7–4, 6–8, 7–4, 5–7   Runner-up
2002 Malaysia Open   Liu Yong   Chang Kim Wai
  Choong Tan Fook
17–14, 15–3   Winner
2003 Japan Open   Cheng Rui   Eng Hian
  Flandy Limpele
5–15, 12–15   Runner-up
2003 Swiss Open   Cheng Rui   Eng Hian
  Flandy Limpele
15–10, 5–15, 1–15   Runner-up

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