Liu Xiaolong
刘小龙
Yonex IFB 2013 - Quarterfinal - Liu Xiaolong - Qiu Zihan vs Mathias Boe - Carsten Mogensen 07.jpg
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1988-05-12) 12 May 1988 (age 34)
Zhangzhou, Fujian, China
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Retired26 June 2017
HandednessLeft
Men's doubles
Highest ranking4 (with Qiu Zihan 26 March 2015)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  China
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2015 Jakarta Men's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2013 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2014 New Delhi Men's team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2014 Incheon Men's team
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Suwon Men's doubles
East Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2013 Tianjin Men's team
Gold medal – first place 2009 Hong Kong Men's team
World Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2006 Incheon Boys' doubles
Silver medal – second place 2006 Incheon Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Incheon Mixed doubles
Asian Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
BWF profile

Liu Xiaolong (Chinese: 刘小龙; born 12 May 1988) is a Chinese badminton player who is a doubles specialist.[1] A left handler, he is the former winner of the All England Championships.[2] He was part of China winning team at the 2013 Sudirman Cup.[3] He announced his retirement on international tournament on 26 June 2017.[4]

2013 French open. Men's doubles quarterfinal. Liu Xiaolong (left) and Qiu Zihan.
2013 French open. Men's doubles quarterfinal. Liu Xiaolong (left) and Qiu Zihan.

Achievements

BWF World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia China Qiu Zihan Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
17–21, 14–21
Silver
Silver

Asian Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Suwon Indoor Stadium,
Suwon, South Korea
China Chai Biao Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
17–21, 15–21
Bronze
Bronze

BWF World Junior Championships

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Samsan World Gymnasium,
Incheon, South Korea
China Li Tian South Korea Cho Gun-woo
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
12–21, 16–21
Silver
Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Samsan World Gymnasium,
Incheon, South Korea
China Liao Jingmei South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Hyun-young
14–21, 9–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
China Liao Jingmei South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Hyun-young
8–21, 12–21
Bronze
Bronze

BWF Superseries

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[5] 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.[6] Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 All England Open China Qiu Zihan Japan Hiroyuki Endo
Japan Kenichi Hayakawa
21–11, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 India Open China Qiu Zihan South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
22–20, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 India Open China Qiu Zihan Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
21–17, 15–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Hong Kong Open China Qiu Zihan Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
16–21, 21–17, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix

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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Canada Open China Qiu Zihan South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
18–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Bitburger Open China Qiu Zihan Thailand Bodin Isara
Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
14–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Thailand Open China Qiu Zihan Malaysia Mohd Zakry Abdul Latif
Malaysia Mohd Fairuzizuan Mohd Tazari
21–18, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 German Open China Qiu Zihan China Chai Biao
China Hong Wei
10–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

References

  1. ^ "刘小龙" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  2. ^ Yao, Yanan, ed. (11 March 2013). "国羽黑马男双逞威 刘小龙:这是我们最大的冠军-搜狐体育" (in Chinese). Xinhua. Archived from the original on 26 November 2022. Retrieved 26 November 2022 – via Sohu.
  3. ^ Sukumar, Dev (26 May 2013). "'Fine Nine' - Rampant China retain title - Final: Sudirman Cup 2013". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 November 2022.
  4. ^ "国羽遭遇重创!世界冠军主力宣布退役,超级赛被日本围剿仅得一金" (in Chinese). Sohu. 26 June 2017. Retrieved 26 November 2022.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  6. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". IBadmintonstore. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.