Cai Yun

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Cai Yun (born 19 January 1980) is a former professional badminton player representing China. He is the 2012 London Olympic gold medallist and a four-time World Champion in men's doubles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cai Yun has received more than 185,842 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Cai Yun is the 37th most popular badminton player (down from 35th in 2019), the 1,250th most popular biography from China (down from 1,084th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Chinese Badminton Player.

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  • 2.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among badminton players, Cai Yun ranks 37 out of 117Before him are Chung So-young, Kim Moon-soo, P. V. Sindhu, Akane Yamaguchi, Nozomi Okuhara, and Gao Ling. After him are Liliyana Natsir, Candra Wijaya, Mohammad Ahsan, Ardy Wiranata, Ratchanok Intanon, and Fu Haifeng.

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Among people born in 1980, Cai Yun ranks 740Before him are Alexander Petersson, Nadzeya Ostapchuk, Ernesto Farías, Björn Wirdheim, Maggie Lawson, and Mira Potkonen. After him are Daré Nibombé, Marnette Patterson, Arta Dobroshi, Rasmus Seebach, Henkka Seppälä, and Edith Bosch.

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In China

Among people born in China, Cai Yun ranks 1,250 out of 1,610Before him are Zhou Chunxiu (1978), Zhong Chenle (2001), Xu Yunlong (1979), Li Ziqi (1990), Ye Jiangchuan (1960), and Gao Ling (1979). After him are Liu Ailing (1967), Le Jingyi (1975), Emilia Schüle (1992), Li Huifen (1963), Zhang Wenxiu (1986), and Zhang Liyin (1989).


Among badminton players born in China, Cai Yun ranks 6Before him are Lin Dan (1983), Zhang Ning (1975), Xie Xingfang (1981), Chen Long (1989), and Gao Ling (1979). After him are Fu Haifeng (1984), Yang Wei (1979), Ji Xinpeng (1977), Zhang Jun (1977), Li Xuerui (1991), and Chen Yufei (1998).