Zulfadli Zulkiffli

Zulfadli bin Zulkiffli (born 11 February 1993) is a Malaysian badminton player. He was the boys' singles gold medalists at the 2011 Asian and World Junior Championships, also at the Commonwealth Youth Games.[1]

Zulfadli Zulkiffli
Personal information
Birth nameZulfadli bin Zulkiffli
CountryMalaysia
Born (1993-02-11) 11 February 1993 (age 28)
Los Angeles, California,
United States
ResidencePetaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking30 (26 January 2017)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Malaysia
Summer Universiade
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Gwangju Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Taipei Mixed team
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Taipei Boys' singles
Gold medal – first place 2011 Taipei Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2009 Alor Setar Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guadalajara Mixed team
Asian Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Lucknow Boys' singles
Silver medal – second place 2010 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Lucknow Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Kuala Lumpur Boys' singles
Commonwealth Youth Games
Gold medal – first place 2011 Douglas Boys' singles
BWF profile

2018, Zulfadli Zulkiffli was found guilty by the Badminton World Federation and barred from all badminton-related activities for 20 years over match fixing violations.[2][3]

AchievementsEdit

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Taoyuan Arena, Taoyuan City, Taipei, Chinese Taipei   Viktor Axelsen 21–18, 9–21, 21–19   Gold

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Huang Yuxiang 16–21, 12–21   Bronze
2011 Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium, Lucknow, India   Sameer Verma 21–15, 21–17   Gold

Commonwealth Youth GamesEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 National Sports Centre, Douglas, Isle of Man   Sameer Verma 21–16 17–21 21–15   Gold

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Brasil Open   Anand Pawar 18–21, 21–11, 21–17   Winner
2016 Russian Open   Siril Verma 16–21, 21–19, 21–10   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2012 Maldives International   Srikanth Kidambi 21–13, 11–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Sydney International   Nguyễn Tiến Minh 11–21, 12–21   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Zulfadli Zulkiffli". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Zulfadli and Chun Seang to attend match-fixing hearing in Singapore". The Star. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.thestar.com.my/sport/badminton/2018/05/02/zulfadli-and-chun-seang-handed-careerending-bans-by-bwf/

External linksEdit