Wang Chi-lin
王齊麟
Personal information
CountryTaiwan
Born (1995-01-18) 18 January 1995 (age 29)
Taipei, Taiwan
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Years active2009–present
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking4 (MD with Chen Hung-ling 25 October 2018)
2 (MD with Lee Yang 27 September 2022)
10 (XD with Lee Chia-hsin 21 June 2018)
Current ranking10 (MD with Lee Yang 2 January 2024)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Chinese Taipei
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2020 Tokyo Men's doubles
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Nanjing Men's doubles
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Jakarta–Palembang Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2022 Hangzhou Men's doubles
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2023 Dubai Men's doubles
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2017 Taipei Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2017 Taipei Mixed team
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Taipei Boys' doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Taipei Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Bangkok Boys' doubles
Asian Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2012 Gimcheon Boys' doubles
BWF profile

Wang Chi-lin (Chinese: 王齊麟; pinyin: Wáng Qílín; born 18 January 1995) is a Taiwanese badminton player who specializes in doubles.[1] He is the 2020 Olympics men's doubles champion.

Career

In 2021, at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he and his partner Lee Yang defeated the 2018 World Champions' Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen in the men's doubles final. They became the first unseeded pair to win a gold medal in the Olympics' men's doubles badminton. This was Chinese Taipei's first Olympic medal in badminton.[2] In 2022, Wang and Lee were named two of Taiwan's Ten Outstanding Young Persons by the Junior Chamber International Taiwan.[3]

Achievements

Olympic Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Musashino Forest Sport Plaza,
Tokyo, Japan
Chinese Taipei Lee Yang China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
21–18, 21–12 Gold

World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park,
Nanjing, China
Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
17–21, 10–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2022 Binjiang Gymnasium, Hangzhou, China Chinese Taipei Lee Yang South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Kim Won-ho
12–21, 10–21 Bronze Bronze

Summer Universiade

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
Chinese Taipei Lee Chia-hsin Malaysia Nur Mohd Azriyn Ayub
Malaysia Goh Yea Ching
12–21, 21–16, 21–14 Gold Gold

Asian Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2023 Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Indoor Hall,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Chinese Taipei Lee Yang India Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
India Chirag Shetty
18–21, 14–13 retired Bronze Bronze

World University Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Municipal Sport Palace Vista Alegre,
Córdoba, Spain
Chinese Taipei Tseng Min-hao Malaysia Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif
Malaysia Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin
21–8, 8–21, 16–21 Bronze Bronze

World Junior Championships

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Taoyuan Arena,
Taoyuan City, Taipei, Taiwan
Chinese Taipei Tien Tzu-chieh Malaysia Nelson Heg
Malaysia Teo Ee Yi
8–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium,
Bangkok, Thailand
Chinese Taipei Tien Tzu-chieh China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
10–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
Chinese Taipei Wu Hsiao-lin Indonesia Arya Maulana Aldiartama
Indonesia Edi Subaktiar
21–17, 20–22, 10–21 Silver Silver

BWF World Tour (11 titles, 9 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling Indonesia Berry Angriawan
Indonesia Hardianto
21–17, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling Chinese Taipei Liao Min-chun
Chinese Taipei Su Ching-heng
22–20, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Korea Masters Super 300 Chinese Taipei Po Li-wei South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Seo Seung-jae
12–21, 21–17, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Spain Masters Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang South Korea Kim Won-ho
South Korea Seo Seung-jae
21–8, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Swiss Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Indonesia Fajar Alfian
Indonesia Muhammad Rian Ardianto
19–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Orléans Masters Super 100 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Japan Akira Koga
Japan Taichi Saito
16–21, 22–20, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 India Open Super 500 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Ricky Karanda Suwardi
21–14, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 U.S. Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
13–21, 21–17, 3–6 retired 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Korea Masters Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
21–19, 20–22, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2020 Spain Masters Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Denmark Kim Astrup
Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
17–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 (I) Thailand Open Super 1000 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
21–16, 21–23, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2020 (II) Thailand Open Super 1000 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Malaysia Aaron Chia
Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik
21–13, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2020 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
21–17, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 Taipei Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Malaysia Man Wei Chong
Malaysia Tee Kai Wun
18–21, 21–10, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2023 Japan Open Super 750 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Japan Takuro Hoki
Japan Yugo Kobayashi
21–19, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 Hylo Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang China Liu Yuchen
China Ou Xuanyi
22–24, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2023 Korea Masters Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Yang Chinese Taipei Lee Jhe-huei
Chinese Taipei Yang Po-hsuan
17–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Lee Chia-hsin South Korea Seo Seung-jae
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
21–19, 14–21, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Spain Masters Super 300 Chinese Taipei Cheng Chi-ya South Korea Seo Seung-jae
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
18–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Macau Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Cheng Chi-ya Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
11–21, 8–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 4 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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Malaysia Masters Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling Japan Kenta Kazuno
Japan Kazushi Yamada
19–21, 21–14, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Chinese Taipei Open Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
17–21, 21–17, 22–24 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Chinese Taipei Masters Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling Indonesia Fajar Alfian
Indonesia Muhammad Rian Ardianto
6–11, 6–11, 13–11, 11–9, 10–12 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 China Masters Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling Japan Takuto Inoue
Japan Yuki Kaneko
21–14, 21–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Chinese Taipei Open Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling Chinese Taipei Lee Jhe-huei
Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
21–16, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 New Zealand Open Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling Malaysia Ong Yew Sin
Malaysia Teo Ee Yi
21–16, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Chinese Taipei Open Chinese Taipei Lee Chia-hsin South Korea Seo Seung-jae
South Korea Kim Ha-na
20–22, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (4 titles, 4 runners-up)

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Maldives International Chinese Taipei Tien Tzu-chieh Indonesia Arya Maulana Aldiartama
Indonesia Alfian Eko Prasetya
21–15, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Singapore International Chinese Taipei Chen Chung-jen Malaysia Jagdish Singh
Malaysia Roni Tan Wee Long
21–12, 25–27, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Polish International Chinese Taipei Chen Chung-jen Indonesia Christopher Rusdianto
Indonesia Trikusuma Wardhana
22–24, 21–14, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Czech International Chinese Taipei Chen Chung-jen Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Przemysław Wacha
22–20, 20–22, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 India International Chinese Taipei Tien Tzu-chieh India Manu Attri
India B. Sumeeth Reddy
16–21, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Singapore International Chinese Taipei Chen Szu-yu Thailand Vasin Nilyoke
Thailand Chayanit Chaladchalam
14–21, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Czech International Chinese Taipei Wu Ti-jung Czech Republic Jakub Bitman
Czech Republic Alžběta Bášová
21–19, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Malaysia International Chinese Taipei Wu Ti-jung Indonesia Alfian Eko Prasetya
Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati
15–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Wang Chi-Lin". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  2. ^ Schwerdt, Joseph (31 July 2021). "Chinese Taipei Makes Badminton History With Men's Doubles Gold". NBC New York. Retrieved 1 August 2021.
  3. ^ Ko, Yu-hao; Liu, Tzu-hsuan (9 October 2022). "Olympic duo, actor win top 10 young Taiwanese prize". Taipei Times. Retrieved 9 October 2022.
  4. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.