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 teammate 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 350,873 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Xie Xingfang is the 18th most popular badminton player, the 1,200th most popular biography from China (down from 1,021st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chinese Badminton Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 34.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Xie Xingfangs by language

Over the past year Xie Xingfang has had the most page views in the with 27,167 views, followed by Chinese (18,117), and Indonesian (2,944). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Cantonese (182.54%), Wu Chinese (165.28%), and Javanese (73.21%)


Among badminton players, Xie Xingfang ranks 18 out of 117Before her are Prakash Padukone, Zhang Ning, Rexy Mainaky, Hendra Setiawan, Kento Momota, and Rashid Sidek. After her are Markis Kido, Mia Audina, Camilla Martin, Chen Long, Hwang Hye-young, and Tai Tzu-ying.

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Among people born in 1981, Xie Xingfang ranks 615Before her are Sun Tiantian, Emily Rose, Ben Schwartz, Joan Cornellà, David F. Sandberg, and Tom Riley. After her are Peter Nalitch, Sarbel, Mara Santangelo, Parinya Charoenphol, Jlloyd Samuel, and Adam Hansen.

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In China

Among people born in China, Xie Xingfang ranks 1,200 out of 1,610Before her are Qian Hong (1971), Sun Tiantian (1981), Zhang Weili (1989), Li Xiaoshuang (1973), Zhu Ting (1994), and Yan Sen (1975). After her are Wu Minxia (1985), Yao Chen (1979), Sun Mingming (1983), Tong Jian (1979), Yang Wei (1980), and Chen Meng (1994).


Among badminton players born in China, Xie Xingfang ranks 3Before her are Lin Dan (1983), and Zhang Ning (1975). After her are Chen Long (1989), Gao Ling (1979), Cai Yun (1980), Fu Haifeng (1984), Yang Wei (1979), Ji Xinpeng (1977), Zhang Jun (1977), Li Xuerui (1991), and Chen Yufei (1998).