Lee Chong Wei

1982 - Today

Lee Chong Wei

Datuk Lee Chong Wei (born 21 October 1982) is a former Malaysian badminton player. As a singles player, Lee was ranked first worldwide for 349 weeks, these including a 199-week streak from 21 August 2008 to 14 June 2012. He is the fourth Malaysian player after Rashid Sidek, Roslin Hashim and Wong Choong Hann to achieve such a ranking (since official rankings were first kept in the 1980s), and is the only Malaysian shuttler to hold the number one ranking for more than a year.Widely considered as one of the greatest badminton players of all time, Lee is a triple silver medalist at the Olympic Games, and the sixth Malaysian to win an Olympic medal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Chong Wei has received more than 2,496,203 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular badminton player.

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Among badminton players, Lee Chong Wei ranks 1 out of 50After him are Lin Dan, Peter Gade, Taufik Hidayat, Susi Susanti, Alan Budikusuma, Carolina Marín, Zhang Ning, Saina Nehwal, Prakash Padukone, Xie Xingfang, and Mia Audina.

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Among people born in 1982, Lee Chong Wei ranks 110Before him are Devon Aoki, Róbert Vittek, Rebecca Hall, Zvjezdan Misimović, Landon Donovan, and Laura Ramsey. After him are José Bosingwa, Fabricio Coloccini, Han Ji-min, Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Tyson Gay, and Harry Shum Jr..

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Among people born in Malaysia, Lee Chong Wei ranks 27 out of 40Before him are Salahuddin of Selangor (1926), Yahya Petra of Kelantan (1917), Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu (1962), Tsai Ming-liang (1957), Claudia Wells (1966), and Anthony Soter Fernandez (1930). After him are Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh (1966), Tony Fernandes (1964), Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor (1972), Alex Yoong (1976), Guy Sebastian (1981), and Fairuz Fauzy (1982).


Among badminton players born in Malaysia, Lee Chong Wei ranks 1

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