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.
|Born||January 4, 1978|
Meizhou, Guangdong, China
|Height||1.71m (5ft 7in)|
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.
IBF World Grand PrixEdit
The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.
|1999||Thailand Open||Yu Jinhao|| Michael Søgaard
|2001||China Open||Liu Yong|| Zhang Wei
|1–7, 7–4, 6–8, 7–4, 5–7||Runner-up|
|2002||Malaysia Open||Liu Yong|| Chang Kim Wai
Choong Tan Fook
|2003||Japan Open||Cheng Rui|| Eng Hian
|2003||Swiss Open||Cheng Rui|| Eng Hian
|15–10, 5–15, 1–15||Runner-up|
- Profile at InternationalBadminton.org[permanent dead link]
- Chen Qiqiu at BWF.tournamentsoftware.com (alternative link)
- Chen Qiqiu at BWFbadminton.com
- Chen Qiqiu at the Chinese Olympic Committee (also available in Chinese)
- Chen Qiqiu at the International Olympic Committee
- Chen Qiqiu at the Olympic Channel
- Chen Qiqiu at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com (archived)
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