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Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player. Presently, he is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001 becoming the second Indian to achieve this feat after Prakash Padukone. He runs the Gopichand Badminton Academy. He received the Arjuna Award in 1999, the Dronacharya Award in 2009 and the Padma Bhushan – India's third highest civilian award – in 2014.

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Peter Gade

Peter Høeg Gade is a retired Danish professional badminton player. He currently resides in Holte in Copenhagen. He has two children with the former handball player Camilla Høeg.

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Misbun Sidek

Datuk Misbun Sidek is a former Malaysian professional badminton player. He is the eldest of the famous five Sidek brothers. He is currently the Malaysia national team men's singles head coach.

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Rashid Sidek

Rashid Sidek is a former Malaysian professional badminton player and coach.

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Jung Jae-sung

Jung Jae-sung was a South Korean professional badminton player.

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Chen Jin

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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Razif Sidek

Razif Sidek is a former professional badminton player from Malaysia and coach.

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Xia Xuanze

Xia Xuanze is a former male badminton player from China who played singles at the world level from the late 1990s through the first few years of the 21st century. Now he is a men's singles coach for the national team of China.

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Zhang Ning

Zhang Ning is a badminton player from the People's Republic of China. She won the Olympic gold medal twice for women's singles in both 2004 and 2008. She has played badminton on the world scene since the mid-1990s and has been particularly successful since 2002 while in her late twenties and early thirties, relatively late for singles at the highest level, and especially for top players in the Chinese system who are developed very early. She is known for her consistency of shot, deception and constant pressure, dictating the pace of rallies and working her opponents in all four corners of the court. She is the only female player to win consecutive Olympic singles gold medals.

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Jalani Sidek

Jalani Sidek is a former professional badminton player from Malaysia and coach.

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Yang Yang

Yang Yang is a former Chinese badminton player.

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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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Rexy Mainaky

Rexy Ronald Mainaky is a former men's doubles badminton world champion from Indonesia who is often simply known as Rexy. He won the men's doubles Olympic gold medal in 1996 with Ricky Subagja. As of January 2017, he was selected as the new head coach of the Thailand Badminton National team.

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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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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.