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Xie Xingfang

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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 322,936 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Xie Xingfang is the 17th most popular badminton player (down from 13th in 2019), the 1,025th most popular biography from China (down from 914th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Chinese Badminton Player.

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Among badminton players, Xie Xingfang ranks 17 out of 81Before her are Chen Long, Prakash Padukone, Hendrawan, Zhang Ning, Kento Momota, and Lee Yong-dae. After her are Bang Soo-hyun, Markis Kido, Rashid Sidek, Hendra Setiawan, Mia Audina, and Saina Nehwal.

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Among people born in 1981, Xie Xingfang ranks 465Before her are Fiona Dourif, Albin Pelak, Ryoichi Maeda, Marlies Schild, Ioannis Amanatidis, and T.J. Miller. After her are Ella Chen, Philip Winchester, Ciro Guerra, Pakito, Yuko Kavaguti, and Frankie Edgar.

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Among people born in China, Xie Xingfang ranks 1,025 out of 1,392Before her are Yang Huiyan (1981), Jiang Jin (1968), Xuecheng (1966), Hou Yifan (1994), Luan Jujie (1958), and Ni Ni (1988). After her are Ding Liren (1992), Ju Wenjun (1991), G.E.M. (1991), Gao Lin (1986), Han Cong (1992), and Yang Yang (1977).


Among badminton players born in China, Xie Xingfang ranks 4Before her are Lin Dan (1983), Chen Long (1989), and Zhang Ning (1975). After her are Fu Haifeng (1984), Cai Yun (1980), Gao Ling (1979), Li Xuerui (1991), Yu Yang (1986), Gong Zhichao (1977), Zhang Jun (1977), and Yang Wei (1979).