Lee Chong Wei

1982 - Today

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Datuk Lee Chong Wei (Chinese: 李宗伟; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lí Chong-úi; born 21 October 1982) is a Malaysian former professional badminton player. As a singles player, Lee was ranked first worldwide for 349 weeks, including a 199-week streak from 21 August 2008 to 14 June 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Chong Wei has received more than 4,385,944 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Lee Chong Wei is the 3rd most popular badminton player (down from 2nd in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Malaysia (down from 35th in 2019) and the most popular Malaysian Badminton Player.

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Among badminton players, Lee Chong Wei ranks 3 out of 117Before him are Rudy Hartono, and Lin Dan. After him are Susi Susanti, Taufik Hidayat, Park Joo-bong, Peter Gade, Alan Budikusuma, Carolina Marín, Viktor Axelsen, Bang Soo-hyun, and Prakash Padukone.

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Among people born in 1982, Lee Chong Wei ranks 110Before him are Tory Lane, Dan Stevens, Devon Aoki, Róbert Vittek, Pilou Asbæk, and Timo Glock. After him are Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Cory Monteith, Kim Källström, Brad Renfro, Anna Chapman, and José Bosingwa.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Lee Chong Wei ranks 43 out of 90Before him are Yahya Petra of Kelantan (1917), Ismail Nasiruddin of Terengganu (1907), Devan Nair (1923), Ismail Petra of Kelantan (1949), Claudia Wells (1966), and Siti Nurhaliza (1979). After him are Francisco Mendes (1939), Sebastian Francis (1951), Anthony Soter Fernandez (1930), Simon Russell Beale (1961), Joe Simpson (1960), and Soh Chin Ann (1950).


Among badminton players born in Malaysia, Lee Chong Wei ranks 1After him are Rashid Sidek (1968), Tan Wee Kiong (1989), Goh Liu Ying (1989), Goh V Shem (1989), Chan Peng Soon (1988), Aaron Chia (1997), Soh Wooi Yik (1998), Soniia Cheah Su Ya (1993), Chow Mei Kuan (1994), Lee Meng Yean (1994), and Lee Zii Jia (1998).