|Born||5 December 1966|
Meixian district, Guangdong, China
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
Lai Caiqin (Chinese: 赖彩勤, born 5 December 1966) is a former Chinese badminton player.
Caiqin joined the Guangdong Badminton Team in 1981. Thereafter, she joined the national badminton team in 1989. In 1990 and 1991, she won the 13th Uber Cup Championship and the third place in the second Sudirman Cup. She had also won the Sports Medal of Honor. Lai throughout her career has medalled in prominent competitions such as Sudirman Cup, Uber Cup, World Cup & Asian Games. Most importantly, she won the 1990 World Cup Gold medal in Women's doubles. She also represented her country twice in World Championships in 1989 & 1991; both the times reaching Quarterfinal stage. She moved to Singapore after retiring from professional career and has since established a coaching academy through achieving notable results in inter-school tournaments (from Primary to Varsity levels).
|1990||Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia||Yao Fen|| Erma Sulistianingsih
|3–15, 15–10, 15–4|
|1991||Macau Forum, Macau||Yao Fen|| Erma Sulistianingsih
|10–15, 15–12, 7–15|
|1990||Beijing Gymnasium, Beijing, China||Yao Fen|| Chung So-young
The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.
|1990||Japan Open||Yao Fen|| Kimiko Jinnai
|7–15, 15–9, 15–10||Winner|
|1990||Thailand Open||Yao Fen|| Chung Myung-hee
|15–11, 10–15, 15–12||Winner|
|1990||Malaysia Open||Yao Fen|| Chung Myung-hee
|15–7, 9–15, 9–15||Runner-up|
|1990||World Badminton Grand Prix Finals||Yao Fen|| Erma Sulistianingsih
|1984||Polish Open||Yao Fen|| Gao Maifeng