Tian Bingyi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Tian Bingyi
Personal information
Country China
Born (1963-07-30) July 30, 1963 (age 56)
Wuhan, Hubei, China
EventMen's doubles

Tian Bingyi (Chinese: 田秉毅; pinyin: Tián Bǐngyì; born July 30, 1963) is a former badminton star from China. Though he played some singles internationally early in his career, he soon specialised in men's doubles.


Olympic medal record
Men's Badminton
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Doubles

From the mid 1980s to the early 1990s Tian and his regular partner Li Yongbo won numerous top tier international titles. They were contemporaries and rivals of the famous Korean team of Park Joo-bong and Kim Moon-soo, largely dividing the world's biggest championships between them for about eight seasons. Among many tournaments around the world Tian and Li captured consecutive World Championships in 1987 and 1989, the prestigious All-England Championship in 1987, 1988, and 1991, and five Danish Opens between 1984 and 1991.[1][2] they also played on Chinese Thomas Cup (men's international teams) that won consecutive world team titles in 1986, 1988, and 1990. Late in their partnership they won a bronze medal in men's doubles at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.

Tian is married to Zhou Jihong, adiver and Olympic champion.


External links[edit]