Wang Yihan

1988 - Today

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Wang Yihan (born 18 January 1988) is a retired Chinese professional badminton player and former women's singles world champion and Olympic silver medalist. Wang started her career with her coach Wang Pengren at only nine years of age. She was selected for the junior team in 2004, and after being promoted to the senior team in 2006 she began to shine in major tournaments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wang Yihan has received more than 281,598 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Wang Yihan is the 2,154th most popular athlete (down from 1,564th in 2019), the 1,047th most popular biography from China (down from 843rd in 2019) and the 40th most popular Chinese Athlete.

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  • 43.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Wang Yihan ranks 2,154 out of 3,055. Before her are Lisa Misipeka, Asley González, Sergey Novikov, Sebastian Samuelsson, Hovhannes Davtyan, and Hanna Mariën. After her are Aslı Çakır Alptekin, Nancy Langat, Torri Edwards, Ivan Tcherezov, Galen Rupp, and Pita Taufatofua.

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Among people born in 1988, Wang Yihan ranks 761Before her are José Juan Vázquez, Kacey Musgraves, Raúl Albentosa, Jens Keukeleire, Lasse Nielsen, and Rodolfo Gamarra. After her are James Vaughan, Julián Arredondo, Ernest Mabouka, Jiah Khan, Michael Lumb, and Rauf Mamedov.

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In China

Among people born in China, Wang Yihan ranks 1,047 out of 1,186. Before her are Pang Qing (1979), He Zi (1990), Wang Qiang (1992), Chen Qi (1983), Zhao Junzhe (1979), and Zhang Chengdong (1989). After her are Lu Li (1976), Jiao Liuyang (1991), Junjun (1988), Ge Fei (1975), Zhang Shuai (1989), and Wang Beixing (1985).

Among ATHLETES In China

Among athletes born in China, Wang Yihan ranks 40Before her are Zhang Wenxiu (1986), Chen Ding (1992), Guo Wenjun (1984), Wang Lei (1981), Zhang Juanjuan (1981), and He Zi (1990). After her are Qin Dongya (1978), Lü Xiaojun (1984), Zulfiya Chinshanlo (1993), Wang Zhen (1991), Yu Song (1986), and Chen Ruolin (1992).