Wang Xiaoli

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Wang Xiaoli (born June 24, 1989) is a female badminton player from China.[1]

Olympic medal record
Competitor for  China
Women's badminton
World Championships
Gold 2011 London Women's Doubles
Gold 2013 Guangzhou Women's Doubles
Silver 2010 Paris Women's Doubles
Silver 2014 Copenhagen Women's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold 2013 Kuala Lumpur Team
Gold 2011 Qingdao Team
Uber Cup
Silver 2010 Kuala Lumpur Team
Asian Games
Gold 2014 Incheon Women's team

Wang Xiaoli began her international career in 2009 when she paired with Tao Jiaming in Mixed Doubles and with Ma Jin in Women's Doubles. She quickly gained success with Ma Jin and culminated their career with a Silver medal at the 2010 Paris World Championships.

In the middle of the 2010 season Wang Xiaoli dropped Mixed Doubles from her repertoire of events and began competing in Women's Doubles with Yu Yang. Despite their short time together Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang have reached the number one ranking in the world for their event.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wang and her partner, Yu Yang, along with Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung of South Korea, and Meiliana Jauhari and Greysia Polii of Indonesia were disqualified from the competition for "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport" following matches the previous evening during which they were accused of throwing the match.[2][3] Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli played against South Korea's Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, and it has been suggested both teams wanted to lose in order to secure an easier draw,[4] although Yu claimed "she and her partner were just trying to conserve their strength for the knockout rounds".[5]

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Women's Doubles results with Yu Yang against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[6]

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