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 146,363 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Cai Yun is the 25th most popular badminton player (down from 19th in 2019), the 983rd most popular biography from China (down from 810th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Chinese Badminton Player.

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Among badminton players, Cai Yun ranks 25 out of 81Before him are Fu Haifeng, Lee Yong-dae, Candra Wijaya, Hendra Setiawan, Tony Gunawan, and Rashid Sidek. After him are Ardy Wiranata, Jung Jae-sung, Jens Eriksen, Chen Long, Markis Kido, and Liliyana Natsir.

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Among people born in 1980, Cai Yun ranks 716Before him are Lucian Bute, Jiří Welsch, Eddy Bosnar, Josh Howard, Jason Culina, and Matt Barnes. After him are Leandro Lessa Azevedo, Katherine Jenkins, Enver Gjokaj, Richard Jefferson, Patrik Sinkewitz, and Michael Steger.

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In China

Among people born in China, Cai Yun ranks 983 out of 1,186Before him are Kanat Islam (1984), Zhou Suhong (1979), Xing Huina (1984), Yiyun Li (1972), Xu Yunlong (1979), and Tong Wen (1983). After him are Chen Yanqing (1979), Han Ying (1983), Liu Xuan (1979), Tian Liang (1979), Zou Kai (1988), and Zhou Chunxiu (1978).


Among badminton players born in China, Cai Yun ranks 6Before him are Lin Dan (1983), Zhang Ning (1975), Xie Xingfang (1981), Gao Ling (1979), and Fu Haifeng (1984). After him are Chen Long (1989), Yang Wei (1979), Chen Jin (1986), Gong Zhichao (1977), Gu Jun (1975), and Yu Yang (1986).