Jia Yifan
贾一凡
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1997-06-29) 29 June 1997 (age 26)
Tianjin, China
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
HandednessLeft
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (WD with Chen Qingchen 2 November 2017)
97 (XD 1 September 2016)
Current ranking1 (WD with Chen Qingchen 2 January 2024)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  China
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2020 Tokyo Women's doubles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Glasgow Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2021 Huelva Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2022 Tokyo Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2023 Copenhagen Women's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2019 Nanning Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2021 Vantaa Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2023 Suzhou Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2017 Gold Coast Mixed team
Uber Cup
Gold medal – first place 2020 Aarhus Women's team
Silver medal – second place 2022 Bangkok Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Bangkok Women's team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Jakarta–Palembang Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2022 Hangzhou Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2018 Jakarta–Palembang Women's team
Silver medal – second place 2022 Hangzhou Women's team
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2019 Wuhan Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2022 Manila Women's doubles
Asia Mixed Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Ho Chi Minh Mixed team
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Alor Setar Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2014 Alor Setar Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Lima Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2015 Lima Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Bangkok Girls' doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Bangkok Mixed team
Asian Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Kota Kinabalu Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2013 Kota Kinabalu Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2014 Taipei Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2014 Taipei Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Bangkok Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2015 Bangkok Girls' doubles
BWF profile

Jia Yifan (Chinese: 贾一凡; pinyin: Jiǎ Yīfán; Mandarin pronunciation: [tɕjà.í fǎn]; born 29 June 1997) is a Chinese badminton player.[1] She won gold medals at the 2017, 2021, 2022, 2023 World Championships, 2018 and 2022 Asian Games, and at the 2019 Asian Championships.[2]

Career

In 2023, Jia and Chen Qingchen helped the national team reach the final of the Sudirman Cup by winning the deciding rubber, beating fellow former world no. 1 pair Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota in straight games.[3] The team then ended the tournament by lifting the cup for 13 times.[4] In August, Jia and Chen won the World Championships title by beating Apriyani Rahayu and Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti in the final. The duo becoming the first women's doubles to win four golds in the World Championships history.[5] In October, they won the Denmark Open, becoming the first Chinese women's doubles pair to win defend the title.[6]

Achievements

Olympic Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Tokyo, Japan China Chen Qingchen Indonesia Greysia Polii
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
19–21, 15–21 Silver

World Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland China Chen Qingchen Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
21–18, 17–21, 21–15 Gold Gold
2021 Palacio de los Deportes Carolina Marín, Huelva, Spain China Chen Qingchen South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–16, 21–17 Gold Gold
2022 Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan China Chen Qingchen South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
22–20, 21–14 Gold Gold
2023 Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark China Chen Qingchen Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
Indonesia Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti
21–16, 21–12 Gold Gold

Asian Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia China Chen Qingchen Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
22–20, 22–20 Gold Gold
2022 Binjiang Gymnasium, Hangzhou, China China Chen Qingchen South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
21–18, 21–17 Gold Gold

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Chen Qingchen Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
19–21, 21–14, 21–19 Gold Gold
2022 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
China Chen Qingchen Japan Rin Iwanaga
Japan Kie Nakanishi
21–11, 21–15 Gold Gold

World Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium,
Bangkok, Thailand
China Huang Dongping South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
South Korea Kim Ji-won
20–22, 21–16, 20–22 Bronze Bronze
2014 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
China Chen Qingchen Indonesia Rosyita Eka Putri Sari
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
21–11, 21–14 Gold Gold
2015 Centro de Alto Rendimiento de la Videna,
Lima, Peru
China Chen Qingchen China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
21–18, 13–21, 21–11 Gold Gold

Asian Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Likas Indoor Stadium,
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
China Huang Dongping China Chen Qingchen
China He Jiaxin
21–19, 21–16 Gold Gold
2014 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
China Chen Qingchen China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
21–11, 21–18 Gold Gold
2015 CPB Badminton Training Center,
Bangkok, Thailand
China Chen Qingchen China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
14–21, 21–18, 18–21 Silver Silver

BWF World Tour (17 titles, 7 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[7] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour is divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300, and the BWF Tour Super 100.[8]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Malaysia Masters Super 500 China Chen Qingchen Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
20–22, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Malaysia Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
12–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Japan Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
15–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 All England Open Super 1000 China Chen Qingchen Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
18–21, 22–20, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Malaysia Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
21–14, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Australian Open Super 300 China Chen Qingchen Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
10–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 China Open Super 1000 China Chen Qingchen Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21–14, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Denmark Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
21–9, 19–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Hong Kong Open Super 500 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Chang Ye-na
South Korea Kim Hye-rin
21–11, 13–21, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals China Chen Qingchen Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
21–14, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2020 Thailand Masters Super 300 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
17–21, 21–17, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 German Open Super 300 China Chen Qingchen Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
21–16, 29–30, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 Indonesia Masters Super 500 China Chen Qingchen Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
Indonesia Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti
21–18, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 Malaysia Masters Super 500 China Chen Qingchen Japan Nami Matsuyama
Japan Chiharu Shida
21–11, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 Denmark Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
21–12, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals China Chen Qingchen Thailand Benyapa Aimsaard
Thailand Nuntakarn Aimsaard
21–13, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 Malaysia Open Super 1000 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee Yu-lim
21–16, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 India Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen Japan Nami Matsuyama
Japan Chiharu Shida
Walkover 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2023 Singapore Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
21–16, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 Korea Open Super 500 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
21–10, 17–21, 21–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 Japan Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
17–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2023 China Open Super 1000 China Chen Qingchen South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
21–11, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 Denmark Open Super 750 China Chen Qingchen Japan Nami Matsuyama
Japan Chiharu Shida
21–16, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals China Chen Qingchen South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
21–16, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Superseries (5 titles)

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[9] was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011.[10] Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 French Open China Chen Qingchen South Korea Chang Ye-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
21–16, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Dubai World Superseries Finals China Chen Qingchen Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21–15, 13–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Indonesia Open China Chen Qingchen South Korea Chang Ye-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
21–19, 15–21, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 China Open China Chen Qingchen South Korea Kim Hye-rin
South Korea Lee So-hee
21–7, 18–21, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Hong Kong Open China Chen Qingchen Indonesia Greysia Polii
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
14–21, 21–16, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  Superseries Finals Tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (6 titles, 2 runners-up)

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold China Huang Dongping China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
21–19, 15–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 India Grand Prix Gold China Chen Qingchen China Huang Yaqiong
China Yu Xiaohan
22–24, 21–19, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Brasil Open China Chen Qingchen Netherlands Eefje Muskens
Netherlands Selena Piek
21–17, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 China Masters China Chen Qingchen China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
21–16, 15–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Bitburger Open China Chen Qingchen Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul
Thailand Rawinda Prajongjai
21–12, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Macau Open China Chen Qingchen Indonesia Anggia Shitta Awanda
Indonesia Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istarani
21–15, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Thailand Masters China Chen Qingchen Thailand Puttita Supajirakul
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–16, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Swiss Open China Chen Qingchen Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
21–16, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles, 1 runner-up)

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Osaka International China Chen Qingchen Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
21–17, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 China International China Chen Qingchen China Hu Yuxiang
China Xu Ya
21–8, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 China International China Zhou Haodong China Wang Sijie
China Chen Lu
18–21, 21–18, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Performance timeline

Key
W F SF QF #R RR Q# A G S B NH N/A DNQ
(W) won; (F) finalist; (SF) semi-finalist; (QF) quarter-finalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze medal; (NH) not held; (N/A) not applicable; (DNQ) did not qualify.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

National team

Team events 2013 2014 2015
Asian Junior Championships G G G
World Junior Championships B G G
Team events 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Asia Mixed Team Championships B NH A NH A NH
Asian Games NH S NH S NH
Uber Cup NH B NH G NH S NH
Sudirman Cup S NH G NH G NH G NH

Individual competitions

Junior level

Girls' doubles

Events 2013 2014 2015
Asia Junior Championships G G S
World Junior Championships B G G

Senior level

Women's doubles
Events 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Asian Championships 2R QF 2R G NH G QF
Asian Games NH G NH G NH
World Championships NH G QF QF NH G G G NH
Olympic Games DNQ NH S NH
Tournament BWF Superseries / Grand Prix BWF World Tour Best
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Malaysia Open A QF QF F W NH QF W QF W ('19, '23)
India Open A QF A NH A F w/d F ('23)
Indonesia Masters F A NH 2R QF 2R A W A W ('22)
Thailand Masters NH QF W A W NH A W ('17, '20)
German Open A QF A QF QF NH W A W ('22)
All England Open A 2R 1R QF W QF A 1R QF W ('19)
Swiss Open A QF W A QF NH A w/d A W ('17)
Malaysia Masters A F A 2R NH W A W ('22)
Thailand Open A NH SF A NH QF A SF ('15)
Singapore Open A QF QF A NH w/d W W ('23)
Indonesia Open A W SF SF NH A QF QF W (17)
Chinese Taipei Open A SF A NH A SF ('16)
Korea Open A QF NH A W W ('23)
Japan Open A 1R F 2R NH SF F F ('18, '23)
Australian Open A SF A F NH A F ('19)
China Open A 1R A 1R W QF W NH W W ('17, '19, '23)
Hong Kong Open A SF W 1R W NH A W ('17, '19)
Denmark Open A 1R 2R 2R F A 1R W W W ('22, '23)
French Open A W SF 1R QF NH A QF 2R W ('16)
Hylo Open A 2R A W A W ('16)
Japan Masters NH 1R 1R ('23)
China Masters w/d A SF F A 2R SF NH SF F ('16)
Syed Modi International NH W A NH A W ('14)
BWF Superseries / Tour Finals DNQ W RR RR W DNQ W W W ('16, '19, '22, '23)
Brasil Open NH A W A NH W ('15)
Macau Open A W w/d A NH W ('16)
New Zealand Open A 2R A NH 2R ('15)
Year-end ranking 156 98 52 6 1 5 1 1 1 1 1 1
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 Best
Mixed doubles
Tournament BWF Superseries / Grand Prix Best
2013 2014 2015 2016
New Zealand Open A 1R A 1R ('15)
India Open A QF QF ('16)
Thailand Open A NH QF A QF ('15)
Chinese Taipei Open A 1R 1R ('16)
Syed Modi International NH QF A QF ('14)
Hylo Open A 2R A 2R ('14)
Indonesia Masters 2R A 2R ('13)
Brasil Open NH A SF A SF ('15)
Year-end ranking 346 263 260 156 97
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 Best

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