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Ge Fei (Chinese: 葛菲; pinyin: Gě Fēi; born 9 October 1975)[1] was a Chinese badminton player in the 1990s who is one of the most successful doubles specialists in the sport's history. Among many international titles, Ge won two Olympic gold medals and two IBF World Championship gold medals in the women's doubles with her regular partner Gu Jun and a World Championship gold medal in the mixed doubles with Liu Yong. Ge was also a member of Chinese teams that captured the Uber Cup (women's world team trophy) in 1998 and 2000. Ge and Gu Jun were the world's dominant women's doubles team from the mid-1990s to their retirement after the 2000 Olympics, winning over thirty top tier international titles together. Ge Fei was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2008.

Ge Fei
葛菲
Personal information
Country China
Born (1975-10-09) 9 October 1975 (age 43)
Nantong, Jiangsu, China
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (WD with Gu Jun)
1 (XD with Liu Yong)
BWF profile

She is married to the former World Champion singles badminton player Sun Jun.

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Olympic GamesEdit

1996

Ge Fei competed in 1996 Olympics in the women's doubles together with Gu Jun. They won the gold medal beating Gil Young-ah and Jang Hye-ock from Korea 15–5, 15–5 in the final.

2000

Ge also competed in 2000 Olympics in women's doubles with Gu Jun and in mixed doubles together with Liu Yong. In the women's doubles Ge and Gu beat Huang Nanyan and Yang Wei from China 15–5, 15–5 in the final. In mixed doubles she and Liu were upset in round of 16 by Chris Bruil and Erica van den Heuvel from the Netherlands 15–17, 7–15.

AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 The Dome, Sydney, Australia   Gu Jun   Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
15–5, 15–5   Gold
1996 GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, United States   Gu Jun   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
15–5, 15–5   Gold

World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark   Gu Jun   Chung Jae-hee
  Ra Kyung-min
15–4, 15–5   Gold
1997 Scotstoun Centre, Glasgow, Scotland   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–1, 15–7   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark   Liu Yong   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
7–15, 15–7, 8–15   Bronze
1997 Scotstoun Centre, Glasgow, Scotland   Liu Yong   Jens Eriksen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–5, 16–17, 15–4   Gold
1995 Malley Sports Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland   Liu Jianjun   Jens Eriksen
  Helene Kirkegaard
5–15, 3–15   Bronze

World CupEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Yogyakarta, Indonesia   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–10, 9–15, 15–9   Gold
1996 Jakarta, Indonesia   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–6, 15–12   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Yogyakarta, Indonesia   Liu Yong   Tri Kusharyanto
  Minarti Timur
12–15, 15–7, 15–10   Gold

Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Thammasat Gymnasium 2,
Bangkok, Thailand
  Gu Jun   Eliza Nathanael
  Deyana Lomban
12–15, 15–9, 15–11   Gold
1994 Tsuru Memorial Gymnasium,
Hiroshima, Japan
  Gu Jun   Chung So-young
  Gil Young-ah
15–9, 7–15, 10–15   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Gu Jun   Chung Jae-hee
  Ra Kyung-min
15–8, 15–10   Gold
1998 Bangkok, Thailand   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–8, 15–7   Gold
1995 Beijing, China   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–1, 15–4   Gold
1994 Shanghai, China   Gu Jun   Chen Ying
  Wu Yuhong
15–11, 18–14   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Liu Yong   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
7–15, 13–15   Silver
1998 Bangkok, Thailand   Sun Jun   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
7–15, 8–15   Silver
1995 Beijing, China   Liu Jianjun   Jiang Xin
  Zhang Jin
15–4, 12–15, 15–5   Gold

Asian CupEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1995 Qingdao, China   Gu Jun   Gold

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Malaysia Open   Gu Jun   Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
15–17, 15–6, 15–8   Winner
2000 Thailand Open   Gu Jun   Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
15–8, 15–11   Winner
2000 Japan Open   Gu Jun   Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
15–13, 4–15, 11–15   Runner-up
2000 All England Open   Gu Jun   Chung Jae-hee
  Ra Kyung-min
15–5, 15–3   Winner
1999 Grand Prix Finals   Gu Jun   Chung Jae-hee
  Ra Kyung-min
15–2, 15–4   Winner
1999 China Open   Gu Jun   Gao Ling
  Qin Yiyuan
15–5, 15–6   Winner
1999 Malaysia Open   Gu Jun   Gao Ling
  Qin Yiyuan
15–8, 15–10   Winner
1999 Japan Open   Gu Jun   Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
12–15, 17–16, 15–5   Winner
1999 Korea Open   Zhang Ning   Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
10–15, 1–15   Runner-up
1998 Grand Prix Finals   Gu Jun   Rikke Olsen
  Marlene Thomsen
Walkover   Winner
1998 Singapore Open   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–8, 15–13   Winner
1998 Swiss Open   Gu Jun   Rikke Olsen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–7, 15–4   Winner
1998 All England Open   Gu Jun   Jang Hye-ock
  Ra Kyung-min
15–7, 15–7   Winner
1998 Japan Open   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
Walkover   Winner
1997 Grand Prix Finals   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–1, 15–8   Winner
1997 China Open   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–13, 15–11   Winner
1997 Singapore Open   Gu Jun   Indarti Issolina
  Deyana Lomban
15–4, 15–9   Winner
1997 Malaysia Open   Gu Jun   Liu Lu
  Qian Hong
15–7, 15–1   Winner
1997 Swiss Open   Gu Jun   Han Jingna
  Ye Zhaoying
9–15, 15–2, 15–11   Winner
1997 All England Open   Gu Jun   Eliza Nathanael
  Zelin Resiana
15–6, 15–9   Winner
1997 Korea Open   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–10, 15–10   Winner
1997 Japan Open   Gu Jun   Eliza Nathanael
  Zelin Resiana
12–15, 15–12, 15–1   Winner
1996 Grand Prix Finals   Gu Jun   Eliza Nathanael
  Zelin Resiana
15–4, 15–4   Winner
1996 All England Open   Gu Jun   Helene Kirkegaard
  Rikke Olsen
15–3, 15–7   Winner
1996 Japan Open   Gu Jun   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
5–15, 17–14, 10–15   Runner-up
1996 Chinese Taipei Open   Gu Jun   Kim Mee-hyang
  Kim Shin-young
15–8, 15–13   Winner
1995 Grand Prix Finals   Gu Jun   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
15–7, 15–12   Winner
1995 China Open   Gu Jun   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
15–12, 10–15, 15–3   Winner
1995 Thailand Open   Gu Jun   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
17–18, 6–15   Runner-up
1995 Singapore Open   Gu Jun   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
15–12, 15–7   Winner
1995 Indonesia Open   Gu Jun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
15–6, 15–6   Winner
1995 Japan Open   Gu Jun   Finarsih
  Lili Tampi
15–11, 15–8   Winner
1995 Korea Open   Gu Jun   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
13–15, 15–1, 11–15   Runner-up
1994 Grand Prix Finals   Gu Jun   Finarsih
  Lili Tampi
13–15, 15–8, 15–7   Winner
1994 China Open   Gu Jun   Bang Soo-hyun
  Jang Hye-ock
15–8, 15–2   Winner
1994 Hong Kong Open   Gu Jun   Jang Hye-ock
  Shim Eun-jung
11–15, 14–18   Runner-up
1994 Thailand Open   Gu Jun   Julie Bradbury
  Joanne Goode
15–12, 15–4   Winner
1994 Singapore Open   Gu Jun   Gil Young-ah
  Kim Mee-hyang
15–7, 18–16   Winner
1994 Malaysia Open   Gu Jun   Eliza Nathanael
  Zelin Resiana
15–5, 15–11   Winner
1993 Thailand Open   Gu Jun   Han Jingna
  Li Qi
15–5, 15–10   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Japan Open   Liu Yong   Tri Kusharjanto
  Minarti Timur
15–5, 17–14   Winner
2000 All England Open   Liu Yong   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
10–15, 2–15   Runner-up
1999 China Open   Liu Yong   Zhang Jun
  Gao Ling
15–8, 15–5   Winner
1999 Denmark Open   Liu Yong   Zhang Jun
  Gao Ling
15–12, 17–14   Winner
1999 Thailand Open   Liu Yong   Michael Sogaard
  Rikke Olsen
15–12, 15–6   Winner
1999 Japan Open   Liu Yong   Ha Tae-kwon
  Chung Jae-hee
15–1, 15–3   Winner
1999 Chinese Taipei Open   Liu Yong   Bambang Suprianto
  Zelin Resiana
15–12, 15–10   Winner
1999 Korea Open   Liu Yong   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
6–15, 8–15   Runner-up
1997 Grand Prix Finals   Liu Yong   Tri Kusharjanto
  Minarti Timur
15–9, 15–13   Winner
1997 China Open   Liu Yong   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
10–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1997 Malaysia Open   Liu Yong   Jens Eriksen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–12, 15–12   Winner
1997 Swiss Open   Liu Yong   Flandy Limpele
  Minarti Timur
15–9, 15–9   Winner
1997 All England Open   Liu Yong   Tri Kusharjanto
  Minarti Timur
15–10, 15–2   Winner
1997 Korea Open   Liu Yong   Jens Eriksen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–13, 15–5   Winner
1997 Japan Open   Liu Yong   Jens Eriksen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–8, 15–10   Winner
1995 Korea Open   Liu Jianjun   Thomas Lund
  Marlene Thomsen
4–15, 15–18   Runner-up
1994 Malaysia Open   Liu Jianjun   Jan-Eric Antonsson
  Astrid Crabo
9–15, 11–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1993 Wimbledon International   Gu Jun 11–4, 11–6   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Singapore International   Qian Hong   Gao Qian
  Huang Lipei
15–3, 15–3   Winner
1993 Wimbledon International   Gu Jun   Erica van den Heuvel
  Nicole van Hooren
15–5, 15–6   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Singapore International   Sun Jun   Shen Long
  Gao Qian
15–7, 15–11   Winner

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