Li Shifeng

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Li Shifeng
李诗沣
Li Shifeng (cropped).jpg
Li Shifeng with his gold medal of the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics
Personal information
Country China
Born (2000-01-09) 9 January 2000 (age 19)
Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking123 (25 June 2019)
BWF profile

Li Shifeng (Chinese: 李诗沣; pinyin: Lǐ shīfēng; born 9 January 2000) is a Chinese badminton player.[1] He started playing badminton when he was 6 years old, getting support from his father. Li then practiced in the Jiangxi team when he was in the elementary school, after that went to the Bayi team. At the age of 14, he participated in the National youth team training centre in Shenyang and entered the National second team in 2017.[2] He was part of the Chinese junior team that won the gold medals at the 2017, 2018 World Junior Championships, and 2018 Asian Junior Championships.[2][3] Li represented his country competed at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and clinched the gold medal in the boys' singles event.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Youth Olympic Games[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Tecnópolis, Buenos Aires, Argentina India Lakshya Sen 21–15, 21–19 Gold Gold

World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Markham Pan Am Centre, Markham, Canada Japan Kodai Naraoka 11–21, 21–19, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[6]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 Canada Open Super 100 India Parupalli Kashyap 20–22, 21–14, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Austrian Open Netherlands Mark Caljouw 21–8, 21–23, 9–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Iran Fajr International Thailand Kunlavut Vitidsarn 18–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Li Shifeng". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  2. ^ a b "走近青奥会国羽小将李诗沣 羽球人生才刚刚起航" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. 9 October 2018. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  3. ^ Hearn, Don (11 November 2018). "World Juniors Team Final – 5th straight for China!". Badzine.net. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Innovation and firsts light up badminton programme in BA". International Olympic Committee. 13 October 2018. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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