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Lin Yanfen
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Born (1971-01-04) 4 January 1971 (age 51)
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Lin Yanfen (Chinese: 林燕芬; born January 4, 1971) is a Chinese female badminton player of the 1990s.


Lin was a women's doubles specialist who paired with Yao Fen to win several top tier international tournaments. These included the Swedish (1992), China (1992), and French (1993) Opens, the Badminton World Cup (1992), the World Badminton Grand Prix (1992), and the prestigious All-England Championships in 1992. Lin and Yao were bronze medalists at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and runners-up at the 1993 All Englands. Lin was a member of China's winning Uber Cup (women's international) team of 1992.