Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Top 10 Badminton players and Badminton Tickets

Top 10 badminton players in the world 

Chong Wei LEE - Malaysia
Lee Chong Wei (simplified Chinese: 李宗; traditional Chinese: 李宗偉; pinyin: Lǐ Zōngwěi; born October 21, 1982 in Georgetown, Penang. is a professional badminton player from Malaysia who resides in Bukit Mertajam. Lee won the silver medal in the 2008 Olympic Games, thus becoming the first Malaysian to reach the final of the men's singles event and ending Malaysia's Olympic medal drought since the 1996 Games. This achievement also earned Lee the title Datuk, and a description by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak as a national hero.

Taufik HIDAYAT - Indonesia
Taufik Hidayat (born August 10, 1981 in Bandung, West Java) is an Indonesian badminton player. He is a former World and Olympic champion in men's singles. Taufik Hidayat has also won the Indonesian Open six times (1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006). Hidayat won the men's singles competition in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics. In August 2005, Hidayat won the men's singles competition at the IBF World Championships. Taufik Hidayat also won the gold medal at the Asian Games twice, at Busan in 2002 and Doha in 2006.
LIN Dan - China
Lin Dan (Chinese: 林丹; pinyin: Lín Dān; born October 14, 1983 in Longyan, Fujian[2]) is a professional badminton player from China. Lin Dan is a four-time world champion and the reigning Olympic champion. Widely considered to be the greatest badminton player of all time, by the age of 28 Lin had completed the "Super Grand Slam", having won all nine major titles in world badminton: Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cup, Thomas Cup, Sudirman Cup, Super Series Masters Finals, All England Open, Asian Games, and Asia Championships, becoming the first and only player to achieve this feat. Lin Dan has been nicknamed "Super Dan" by his fans.

CHEN Long - China
Chen Long (Chinese: 谌龙; born January 18, 1989 in Xiamen, Fujian) is a male badminton player from China. Chen was part of the Chinese team that successfully won gold at the 2010 Thomas Cup in Kuala Lumpur. He only featured in their opening match against Peru, taking just 31 minutes to beat his opponent, before being replaced in the team by Bao Chunlai for the later rounds. Chen's first individual title of 2010 came at the Bitburger Open in Germany, where he beat Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 21–3 12–21 21–9 in the final of the GP Gold event. His good form continued when he finished runner-up to Lin Dan at the China Masters two weeks later, going down 15–21 21–13 14–21 to the reigning Olympic champion.

Boonsak PONSANA - Thailand
Boonsak Ponsana (Thai: บุญศักดิ์ พลสนะ; born February 22, 1982 in Bangkok) is a male badminton player from Thailand. Ponsana played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men' singles, defeating Chris Dednam of South Africa and Lee Hyun-il of Korea in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Ponsana defeated Ronald Susilo of Singapore 15-10, 15-1. Ponsana advanced to the semifinals, in which Boonsak PONSANA lost to Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia 15-9, 15-2. In 2007 Boonsak PONSANA won the AVIVA OPEN SINGAPORE SUPER SERIES 2007, and in 2008 he won the Indian Open Grand prix. Boonsak Ponsana competed in Super Series Final 2009 but he did not qualify for the semi-finals. Boonsak PONSANA played for Thailand in 2009 SEA Games in Laos, bringing bronze for Thailand in men's team.

Peter Hoeg GADE - Denmark
Peter Høeg Gade (born December 14, 1976, in Aalborg, Denmark) is a Danish professional badminton player. Peter currently{when}} resides in Holte in Copenhagen. He has two children with the former handball player Camilla Høeg. Gade made his mark in badminton history through his All England Open Badminton Championships singles title in 1999 and his four European Championships crowns in the men's single event. Gade topped the world rankings from 1998 to 2001. With his 16 Grand-Prix titles, he has become one of the most successful players of all time. Into his 30s, Gade remains very active on the international circuit. On June 22, 2006, Gade briefly recaptured the number one spot in the world rankings. This was achieved after winning the Singapore Open and reaching the quarter-final at the Malaysia Open.

NGUYEN  Tien Minh - Vietnam
Nguyễn Tiến Minh, born February 17, 1983 in Ho Chi Minh City, is a male badminton player from Vietnam. Minh's career did not become well known nation-wide until 2002 when he, at the age of 19, victoriously defeated the long time national champion, Phu Cuong Nguyen, and seized the gold medal for the men single category.Nevertheless, despite all of Minh's painstaking endearment and awe-inspiring progress, the badminton player was receiving a salary of less than 150 US dollars a month, as most Vietnamese athletes were at the time. Now, after 9 years of contributing to the nation's sport team, while his ranking has been progressing significantly and rapidly, Minh's income has only been increased by around 50 dollars.

CHEN Jin - China
Chen Jin (simplified Chinese: 陈金; traditional Chinese: 陳金; pinyin: Chén Jīn; born January 10, 1986 in Handan, Hebei) is a male badminton player from China. He is currently rank 6 in world singles men, after defeating Taufik Hidayat in the final of the 2010 BWF World Championships in Paris. Chen Jin skipped the Proton Malaysia Open Super Series and Korea Open Super Series in January. His first tournament in 2009 was the All England Open Super Series. Chen Jin went down 12–21 6–11 (retired) against Lin Dan in the semi-final because of his slightly leg injury. A week later, Chen Jin participated in the Wilson Swiss Open. Chen came back to play in the 2010 Asian Games men's team tournament and the individual tournament which were held in Guangzhou, China. 

Chen Jin again helped Chinese men's team reach the final by defeating Hong Kong's Chan Yan Kit in the quarter-finals, Indonesia's Simon Santoso in the semi-final and in the final match, he beat South Korean Shon Wan Ho with an easy 21–9 21–15 win. Chen Jin also helped secure the men's team gold medal for China. Later in the individual match, Chen Jin again lost to the world number one Lee Chong Wei in rubber games 21–14 15–21 7–21. Chen Jin was tied at 15–15 in the second game against Chong Wei but let the world number one overtook him in the second game. In the final game, Chen Jin made a lot of careless mistakes and allowed the world number one to pull away at 11–4, 16–6 and 20–7. Hence, Chen Jin could only add a bronze medal for China in the individual event. A week later, Chen took part in the China Open Super Series which was held in Shanghai and reached the semi-finals.

Simon SANTOSO - Indonesia
Simon Santoso (born in Tegal, Central Java, July 29, 1985) is a male badminton player from Indonesia. When he was young, he joined the Tangkas Jakarta badminton club before joining the Indonesian National team PBSI. In 2005 he won the Robot HCMC Vietnam Satellite and the silver medal at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games. His best results on the world circuit until recently were runner-up finishes at the Singapore (2008), Swiss (2007), and Indonesia Super Series (2008) events . He was also a semi-finalist at the Japan Open Super Series (2007) and the Chinese Taipei Open (2007). In September 2008, Santoso won the Chinese Taipei Open after defeating Roslin Hashim from Malaysia in the final round by scores of 21–18, 13–21, 21–10. In October 2009, he won his first Super Series ever in Denmark Open Super Series, after beating Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the final round, 21-14, 21-6. He won gold in the 2009 Southeast Asian Games by defeating Sony Dwi Kuncoro.

PARK  Sung Hwan - Korea
Park Sung-hwan (Hangul: 朴成煥; born September 4, 1984 in Jeju-do) is a male badminton player from South Korea. Park is the top ranked men's singles player in Korea and has also enjoyed success at international level, winning individual medals at both the 2010 World Championships and 2010 Asian Games. Park entered the Korea Open Super Series tournament which is held in January in his home country. He made it through the early rounds but was eliminated at the quarter-final stage by the Denmark's ace Peter Gade, 21-17, 16-21, 20-22. A week later, Park lost 16-21 17-21 to Du Pengyu from China in the first round of the Malaysia Open. Afterwards in March, he fared little better at the All England Open, he beat Japanese Sho Sasaki 21-13 21-11 in the opening round and later no one can deny that he can lose badly 5-21 10-21 to 6th seed Bao Chunlai of China in the second round.

Olympic Badminton Tickets
The game of badminton is played on a court 13.4 metres long and 6.1 metres wide, which is divided in a half by a net about two metres high. At London 2012 Olympic Games players will compete first in a group stage, before progressing to the knock-out stage of the competition.London 2012 Olympic will see Badminton being contested in Wembley Arena from Saturday 28 July to Sunday 5 August. Badminton fans can get their Olympic Badminton Tickets from sport ticket Exchange. There was a mammoth demand for Badminton Tickets from the Badminton fans through all the world. Badminton Tickets are now accessible for reservation at sport ticket Exchange at inexpensive price. Olympic Games fans should be active swiftly to assurance their 2012 Olympic Tickets from sport ticket Exchange.

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