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Birthday
14, 1983
Birthplace
Longyan, China
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
14, 1983 (age 34)
Birthplace
Longyan, China

About

Regarded as one of the world's greatest badminton players of all time, he won the gold in men's singles at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games.

Before Fame

His parents encouraged him to practice piano, but he took up badminton instead. He started training at the age of five.

Trivia

He also became a five-time World Champion and six-time All England Champion.

Family Life

He married Xie Xingfang, also a world champion badminton player, in 2012.

Associated With

He won a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, as did American gymnast Gabby Douglas