Xie Xingfang

1981 - Today

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Xie Xingfang (born January 8, 1981) is a retired Chinese badminton player from Guangzhou, Guangdong. She is a former defending two-time world champion for women's singles, and former women's singles World No. 1.Her first big title was in girls' doubles, with her provincial team mate Zhang Jiewen, at the World Junior Championships in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Xie Xingfang has received more than 243,304 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Xie Xingfang is the 13th most popular badminton player (down from 11th in 2019), the 915th most popular biography from China (down from 777th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chinese Badminton Player.

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Among badminton players, Xie Xingfang ranks 13 out of 81Before her are Alan Budikusuma, Carolina Marín, Pullela Gopichand, Prakash Padukone, Camilla Martin, and Zhang Ning. After her are Saina Nehwal, Hendrawan, Gao Ling, Mia Audina, Viktor Axelsen, and Fu Haifeng.

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Among people born in 1981, Xie Xingfang ranks 514Before her are Jenova Chen, Raphaël Personnaz, Brede Hangeland, Jonathan Bennett, Ana Hickmann, and Satoshi Ōtomo. After her are Sarbel, Cosma Shiva Hagen, Meagan Good, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Nora Zehetner, and László Nagy.

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Among people born in China, Xie Xingfang ranks 915 out of 1,186Before her are Wang Yan (1971), Jenova Chen (1981), Wang Zhizhi (1977), Zhu Zhu (1984), Huang Zhihong (1965), and Zhang Ning (1975). After her are Zhou Dongyu (1992), Ni Ni (1988), Ma Mingyu (1970), Wu Minxia (1985), Zhou Mi (1986), and Fu Mingxia (1978).


Among badminton players born in China, Xie Xingfang ranks 3Before her are Lin Dan (1983) and Zhang Ning (1975). After her are Gao Ling (1979), Fu Haifeng (1984), Cai Yun (1980), Chen Long (1989), Yang Wei (1979), Chen Jin (1986), Gong Zhichao (1977), Gu Jun (1975), and Yu Yang (1986).