Anna Lao

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Anna Lao
Anna Lao in the Sydney 2000 Olympics as a torchbearer.jpg
Lao as a torchbearer at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney
Personal information
Country Australia
Born 7 May 1962 (1962-05-07) (age 55)[1][2]
Tournaments played 1992 Summer Olympics
BWF profile

Anna Lao (born 7 May 1962)[1][2] is an Australian badminton player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.


Lao competed in badminton at the 1992 Summer Olympics in women's singles.[3] She lost in quarterfinals to Tang Jiuhong, of China, 11-1, 11-9. She also competed in women's doubles with Rhonda Cator, and they lost in quarterfinal to Lin Yan Fen and Yao Fen. The same year, they won the French Open.[4]


As of 2016, Lao serves as president of the Australian Community Badminton Association and is principal and head coach for the Australian Badminton Academy[5][6]


  1. ^ a b "Anna Lao". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ a b "Anna Lao". Australian Olympic Committee. 
  3. ^ "History of Badminton In Australia". Badminton Australia. Archived from the original on 2006-05-15. 
  4. ^ "French Open 1992". Badminton World Federation. 
  5. ^ "Anna Lao". Australian Community Badminton Association. Retrieved 9 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Principal's Profile". Australian Badminton Academy. Archived from the original on 15 March 2016. Retrieved 9 October 2016. 

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