|Born||30 December 1977|
Xiamen, Fujian, China
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
Ji Xinpeng (simplified Chinese: 吉新鹏; traditional Chinese: 吉新鵬; pinyin: Jí Xīnpéng; born 30 December 1977) is a retired Chinese badminton player.
Ji Xinpeng is the first Chinese badminton player to win an Olympic gold medal in men's singles. Having never previously captured a top-tier event on the international circuit, he surprised the field at the 2000 Games in Sydney by defeating players such as Taufik Hidayat, Peter Gade and, in the final, Hendrawan. Prior to the Olympic Games, Ji was also the champion at the Japan Open held in April. He became a coach in the Chinese national badminton team in 2008.
|2000||Pavilion 3, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia||Hendrawan||15–4, 15–13|
The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.
|1999||Dutch Open||Xia Xuanze||10–15, 13–15||Runner-up|
|1999||Thailand Open||Chen Gang||12–15, 6–15||Runner-up|
|2000||Swiss Open||Xia Xuanze||8–15, 6–15||Runner-up|
|2000||Japan Open||Hendrawan||6–15, 17–15, 15–4||Winner|