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Chen Qiqiu
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1978-01-04) January 4, 1978 (age 44)
Meizhou, Guangdong, China
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
HandednessLeft
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking2
BWF profile

Chen Qiqiu (simplified Chinese: 陈其遒; traditional Chinese: 陳其遒; pinyin: Chén Qíqiú; born January 4, 1978 in Meizhou, Guangdong, China) is a former male badminton player from the People's Republic of China. He is now a doubles coach for the Chinese national team.

Career

A doubles specialist who has paired with a variety of partners, Chen won men's doubles at the Thailand Open in 1999 and the Malaysia Open in 2002. He won mixed doubles at the Polish (2000), Thailand (2003), and Denmark (2004) Opens. He was also a runner-up in mixed doubles at the prestigious All-England Championships in 2003 with Zhao Tingting, the partner with whom he had his greatest success. They were bronze medalists at the 2003 IBF World Championships and quarterfinalists at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

Achievements

IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Thailand Open China Yu Jinhao Denmark Michael Søgaard
Denmark Jim Laugesen
15–11, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2001 China Open China Liu Yong China Zhang Wei
China Zhang Jun
1–7, 7–4, 6–8, 7–4, 5–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Malaysia Open China Liu Yong Malaysia Chang Kim Wai
Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
17–14, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Japan Open China Cheng Rui England Eng Hian
England Flandy Limpele
5–15, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Swiss Open China Cheng Rui England Eng Hian
England Flandy Limpele
15–10, 5–15, 1–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up