Li Junhui

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Li Junhui
李俊慧
Li Junhui - Indonesia Open 2017.jpg
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1995-05-10) 10 May 1995 (age 26)
Liaoning, China
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Years active2012–2021
Retired12 November 2021
HandednessRight
Men's doubles
Highest ranking1 (with Liu Yuchen 6 April 2017)
BWF profile

Li Junhui (Chinese: 李俊慧, born 10 May 1995) is a Chinese former badminton player.[1] He was the gold medalist at the 2018 World Championships in the men's doubles event partnered with Liu Yuchen,[2] two times won the gold medal at the Asian Championships in 2017 and 2018, and a silver medalist at the 2020 Summer Olympics. Li was part of the national team that won the 2018 Asian Games, 2018 Thomas Cup and 2019 Sudirman Cup.

Career[edit]

Li competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[3] Partnered with Liu Yuchen, he finished as silver medalists in the men's doubles, defeated by Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin of Chinese Taipei in the final.[4]

In November 2021, Li announced his retirement from professional badminton citing injuries he has sustained and not fully recovered from since 2017.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Tokyo, Japan China Liu Yuchen Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
18–21, 12–21 Silver medal.svg Silver

BWF World Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park,
Nanjing, China
China Liu Yuchen Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
21–12, 21–19 Gold Gold
2019 St. Jakobshalle,
Basel, Switzerland
China Liu Yuchen Japan Takuro Hoki
Japan Yugo Kobayashi
19–21, 13–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno,
Jakarta, Indonesia
China Liu Yuchen Indonesia Fajar Alfian
Indonesia Muhammad Rian Ardianto
14–21, 21–19, 13–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
China Liu Yuchen South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
20–22, 17–21 Silver Silver
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Liu Yuchen South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
14–21, 26–28 Silver Silver
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Liu Yuchen China Huang Kaixiang
China Wang Yilyu
21–14, 21–12 Gold Gold
2018 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Liu Yuchen Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
11–21, 21–10, 21–13 Gold Gold

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium,
Bangkok, Thailand
China Liu Yuchen China Huang Kaixiang
China Zheng Siwei
14–21, 21–13, 22–20 Gold Gold

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Likas Indoor Stadium,
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
China Liu Yuchen China Huang Kaixiang
China Zheng Siwei
21–15, 21–14 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour (3 titles, 4 runners-up)[edit]

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[7]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Indonesia Masters Super 500 China Liu Yuchen Indonesia Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
Indonesia Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21–11, 10–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Japan Open Super 750 China Liu Yuchen Indonesia Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
Indonesia Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
11–21, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals China Liu Yuchen Japan Hiroyuki Endo
Japan Yuta Watanabe
21–15, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Malaysia Open Super 750 China Liu Yuchen Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
21–12, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Thailand Open Super 500 China Liu Yuchen India Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
India Chirag Shetty
19–21, 21–18, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Macau Open Super 300 China Liu Yuchen China Huang Kaixiang
China Liu Cheng
21–8, 18–21, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2020 Malaysia Masters Super 500 China Liu Yuchen South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
14–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries (2 titles, 3 runners-up)[edit]

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[8] was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011.[9] Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Japan Open China Liu Yuchen South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
21–12, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Korea Open China Liu Yuchen South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
21–15, 20–22, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 All England Open China Liu Yuchen Indonesia Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
Indonesia Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
19–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Singapore Open China Liu Yuchen Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
13–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Indonesia Open China Liu Yuchen Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
21–19, 19–21, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (6 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 New Zealand Open China Liu Yuchen Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Ryan Agung Saputra
6–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 India Grand Prix Gold China Liu Yuchen China Huang Kaixiang
China Zheng Siwei
21–17, 19–21, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Chinese Taipei Open China Liu Yuchen Indonesia Andrei Adistia
Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan
14–21, 21–16, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 China Masters China Liu Yuchen China Wang Yilyu
China Zhang Wen
21–15, 19–21, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 U.S. Open China Liu Yuchen India Manu Attri
India B. Sumeeth Reddy
21–12, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Canada Open China Liu Yuchen China Huang Kaixiang
China Wang Sijie
17–21, 21–12, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Vietnam Open China Liu Yuchen China Huang Kaixiang
China Wang Sijie
21–8, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Chinese Taipei Open China Liu Yuchen Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
21–17, 17–21, 24–22 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (1 runner-up)[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 China International China Liu Yuchen China Wang Yilyu
China Zhang Wen
10–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Li Junhui". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Li Junhui & Liu Yuchen crowned men's doubles champions at badminton worlds". Xinhua. 5 August 2018. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Li Jun Hui". Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 6 August 2021. Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  4. ^ "China's Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen win silver in badminton men's doubles". China Daily. Xinhua. 31 July 2021. Archived from the original on 3 August 2021. Retrieved 9 August 2021 – via China Daily.
  5. ^ K, Koijam; Rohani, Siti (2021-11-12). "Olympic Silver medalist Li Jun Hui retires". 360Badminton. Retrieved 2021-11-13.
  6. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  8. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  9. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". IBadmintonstore. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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