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Sidek Abdullah Kamar

Dato' Sidek Abdullah Kamar was a Malaysian badminton coach and the father of Malaysia’s most famous badminton-playing family, Sidek brothers who represented Malaysia in badminton.

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S. M. Arif

Syed Mohammed Arif, popularly known as Arif Saahab, is an Indian badminton coach. He is a recipient of Dronacharya Award and Padma Shri Award by the Government of India.

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Teh Peng Huat

Teh Peng Huat is a Malaysian Chinese badminton coach based in Bukit Mertajam, Seberang Perai, Penang who coaches local youth players. He is best-known for spotting Lee Chong Wei and bringing Lee under his tutelage in the early 1990s, and credited with quickly developing Lee into a national junior champion. He also developed many other kids into professional badminton players, including Goh Jin Wei, Chin Eei Hui, Cheam June Wei, Tee Jing Yi, Nelson Heg, and Cheah Yee See.

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Ellen Angelina

Ellen Angelinawaty is a former Indonesian badminton player and now is a badminton coach in PB Djarum. Borned in Salatiga, Central Java, Angelina who play in the singles category, had won the Malaysia and Indonesia International tournaments in 1997. She reach the final at the 2000 Asian Championships, and clinched the silver medal after lose to Xie Xingfang of China. At the same year, she competed at the Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. At the peak of her career, she won the 2001 Indonesia Open, beating the Chinese player Wang Chen in the final.

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Chen Jin (badminton)

Chen Jin is a retired male badminton player from China. He is the former World Men's singles Champion, after defeating Taufik Hidayat in the final of the 2010 BWF World Championships in Paris. He currently coaches the Chinese elite Women's Singles.

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Cheah Soon Kit

Cheah Soon Kit is a former Malaysian badminton player, specialised in men's doubles. He currently serves as the national men's doubles coach for Malaysia.

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Bobby Milroy

Robert William James "Bobby" Milroy is a male badminton player, coach, businessman and spokesman from Canada.

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Anna Lao

Anna Lao is an Australian badminton player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

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Zhang Wei (badminton, born 1977)

Zhang Wei is a former Chinese badminton player. Zhang was selected to join the national team in 1997. He played in the men's doubles event partnered with Zhang Jun. He participated in four consecutive Sudirman Cup, winning 3 gold medals in 1999, 2001, 2005, and a silver medal in 2003. He and Zhang Jun was qualified to compete at the 2000 Summer Olympics, but because of the injury on his left abdominal muscles while doing the exercises, he missed the event. He retired from the national team in 2005, and started to playing in Denmark. He returned to Shanghai in 2007, and star coaching the Shanghai team. He also competed for Shanghai at the 2009 National Games.

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Aamir Ghaffar

Aamir Ghaffar is a Pakistani badminton player who competed professionally for England.

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Takako Ida

Takako Ida is a former Japanese badminton player. Borned in Saitama Prefecture, Ida graduated in Saitama High School. She was part of the national women's team that competed at the 1994 and 1998 Asian Games, winning the bronze medals in both events, and also participated at the 1994, 1996 and 1998 Uber Cups. She won the women's singles title at the National Championships tournament in 1996 and 1997. Ida also competed at the 1997 East Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, clinched the women's singles silver and the women's team bronze medals. Ida who was affiliated with Sanyo Electric, took part at the Sydney 2000 Olympics in the women's singles event.

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Zhou Lei

Zhou Lei is a former world level badminton player from China who later coached in the United States.

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Yao Ximing

Yao Ximing is a former badminton player from China and current coach at the Vancouver Racquet Club in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

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Yang Yang (badminton)

Yang Yang is a former Chinese badminton player.

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Xiong Guobao

Xiong Guobao is a former elite level badminton player from China who won numerous international singles titles in the late 1980s. Noted for his solid, consistent play, Xiong rarely suffered lopsided defeats. His titles included the United States (1984), Japan (1987), Hong Kong (1987), Malaysian, Thailand (1988), French (1989), Swedish (1988), and Indonesian (1989) Opens. He also won the season ending World Badminton Grand Prix tourney in 1987 and in 1989. Along with fellow singles stars Yang Yang and Zhao Jianhua, Xiong helped China's Thomas Cup teams capture consecutive world titles in 1986, 1988, and 1990. His results in IBF World Championships were somewhat disappointing, losing quarterfinal matches to Icuk Sugiarto and Eddy Kurniawan respectively in the 1987 and 1989 editions of the tourney.