The Badminton Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at badminton, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game.

There is also a USA Badminton Hall of Fame[1] and a Badminton Canada's Hall of Fame.[2]


The inaugural members 1996 were Colonel S. S. C. Dolby, Sir George Alan Thomas, Betty Uber and Herbert Scheele. From 1996 to 2009 60 persons were elected to the Badminton Hall of Fame.

Name Nationality Inducted in
S. S. C. Dolby  England 1996
George Alan Thomas  England
Betty Uber  England
Herbert Scheele  England
Tonny Ahm  Denmark 1997
Frank Devlin  Ireland
David G. Freeman  United States
Rudy Hartono Kurniawan  Indonesia
Erland Kops  Denmark
John McCallum  Ireland
Stellan Mohlin  Sweden
Ralph Nichols  England
Craig Reedie  Scotland
Eddy Choong  Malaysia
Judy Hashman  United States/ England
Dick Sudirman  Indonesia
Finn Kobberø  Denmark
David E. L. Choong  Malaysia 1998
Han Aiping  China
Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen  Denmark
Morten Frost Hansen  Denmark
Lene Køppen  Denmark
Li Lingwei  China
Meriel Lucas  England
Ng Boon Bee  Malaysia
Ong Poh Lim  Malaysia/ Singapore
Tan Yee Khan  Malaysia
Gillian Gilks  England 1999
Nora Perry  England
Ulla Strand  Denmark
Margaret Tragett  England
Margaret Varner Bloss  United States
Wong Peng Soon  Malaysia/ Singapore
Kirsten Thorndahl  Denmark 2000
Charoen Wattanasin  Thailand
Park Joo-bong  South Korea 2001
Christian Hadinata  Indonesia
Chen Yuniang  China 2002
Hou Jiachang  China
Kim Moon-soo  South Korea
Liem Swie King  Indonesia
Tang Xianhu  China
Hiroe Yuki  Japan
Chung Myung-hee  South Korea 2003
Chung So-young  South Korea
Susi Susanti  Indonesia 2004
Ge Fei  China 2008
Gu Jun  China
Lü Shengrong  China
Thomas Lund  Denmark
Ethel Thomson  England
Ye Zhaoying  China 2009
Susan Whetnall  England
Kim Dong-moon  South Korea
Ra Kyung-min  South Korea
Gil Young-ah  South Korea
Tjun Tjun  Indonesia
Johan Wahjudi  Indonesia
Rexy Mainaky  Indonesia
Ricky Subagja  Indonesia
Li Yongbo  China 2011
Tian Bingyi  China
Gao Ling  China
Zhang Jun  China
Huang Sui  China
Ha Tae-Kwon  South Korea 2012
Gong Zhichao  China
Bang Soo-hyun  South Korea 2019[3][4]
Cai Yun  China 2021[5]
Fu Haifeng  China
Zhang Ning  China
Liliyana Natsir  Indonesia 2022[6][7]
Zhao Yunlei  China


  1. ^ USA Badminton Hall of Fame
  2. ^ "Badminton Canada's Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2014-06-28. Retrieved 2014-06-30.
  3. ^ "Hall of Fame Honour for Bang Soo Hyun". Retrieved 2022-10-01.
  4. ^ "Korea's singles queen to be named to Hall of Fame". Don Hearn. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  5. ^ "BWF Hall of Fame Inductees 2021". Retrieved 2022-10-01.
  6. ^ "BWF Hall of Fame 2022 | Liliyana Natsir". Retrieved 2022-10-01.
  7. ^ "BWF HALL OF FAME 2022 | ZHAO YUNLEI". BWF staff. 21 June 2022. Retrieved 21 June 2022.