Bang Soo-hyun

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Bang Soo-hyun (Hangul: 방수현; Hanja: 方銖賢; born 13 September 1972) is a former badminton player from South Korea who was one of the world's leading women's singles players of the 1990s. She was a contemporary and rival of Indonesia's Susi Susanti and China's Ye Zhaoying and recorded wins over both in major badminton tournaments. Noted for a style that combined impressive power and movement, she retired from competition after her victory in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, shortly before her 24th birthday. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bang Soo-hyun has received more than 45,222 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Bang Soo-hyun is the 32nd most popular badminton player, the 665th most popular biography from South Korea and the 4th most popular South Korean Badminton Player.

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Among badminton players, Bang Soo-hyun ranks 32 out of 81Before her are Ardy Wiranata, Jung Jae-sung, Jens Eriksen, Chen Long, Markis Kido, and Liliyana Natsir. After her are P. V. Sindhu, Nozomi Okuhara, Yang Wei, Chen Jin, Gong Zhichao, and Gu Jun.

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Among people born in 1972, Bang Soo-hyun ranks 768Before her are Josh Singer, Emerson Thome, Shigeki Kurata, Michelle McLean, Kenji Arima, and Yuji Nakayoshi. After her are Hitoshi Morishita, Hideaki Mori, Takashi Yamahashi, Samantha Womack, Claudia Karvan, and Lee Eun-kyung.

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Among people born in South Korea, Bang Soo-hyun ranks 665 out of 774Before her are Leo (1990), Kwon So-hyun (1994), Kwoun Sun-tae (1984), Lee Sung-yeol (1991), Kim Kyung-ah (1977), and Cho Young-cheol (1989). After her are Kim Eun-jung (1979), Han Kook-young (1990), Ju Se-jong (1990), Lee Gi-kwang (1990), Yun Young-sun (1988), and Lee Bum-young (1989).


Among badminton players born in South Korea, Bang Soo-hyun ranks 4Before her are Park Joo-bong (1964), Lee Yong-dae (1988), and Jung Jae-sung (1982). After her are Kim Dong-moon (1975), Ha Tae-kwon (1975), Lee Hyo-jung (1981), Lee Kyung-won (1980), Jung Kyung-eun (1990), and Shin Seung-chan (1994).