January 4, 1978 |
Meizhou, Guangdong, China
|Height||1.71m (5ft 7in)|
Chen Qiqiu (simplified Chinese: 陈其遒; traditional Chinese: 陳其遒; pinyin: Chén Qíqiú; born January 4, 1978 in Meizhou, Guangdong, China) is a former male badminton player from the People's Republic of China. He is now a doubles coach for the Chinese national team.
A doubles specialist who has paired with a variety of partners, Chen won men's doubles at the Thailand Open in 1999 and the Malaysia Open in 2002. He won mixed doubles at the Polish (2000), Thailand (2003), and Denmark (2004) Opens. He was also a runner-up in mixed doubles at the prestigious All-England Championships in 2003 with Zhao Tingting, the partner with whom he had his greatest success. They were bronze medalists at the 2003 IBF World Championships and quarterfinalists at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
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