Sang Yang

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Sang Yang (Chinese: , Sāng Yáng; b. 17 July 1982 in Zhejiang) is a Chinese badminton player and former Olympian.

Career[edit]

In 2003 Sang won the Indonesia Open in men's doubles with partner Zheng Bo. In 2004 they defeated Denmark's Jens Eriksen and Martin Lundgaard in the Thomas Cup final to clinch the deciding third point for the Chinese team.

Sang competed for China in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics also in men's doubles with Zheng Bo. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Chan Chong Ming and Chew Choon Eng of Malaysia in the second. In the quarterfinals, Sang and Zheng lost 7-15, 11-15 to Korea's Kim Dong-moon and Ha Tae-kwon who went on to win the gold medal.

Sang retired on March 22, 2007, because of an injury.

References[edit]

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Sang.