Latest Badminton News and Articles

Former world champ Chen Jin retires (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 19 April 2013
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 461

BEIJING: Former world badminton men’s singles champion Chen Jin has called it a day after a decade-long career.

The 27-year-old is now an assistant women’s singles coach of the Chinese national team.

It is learnt that he handed in his letter notifying the team of his retirement at the end of last month.Chen Jin

The team approved it and roped him in to help out the women’s singles coaching department, which has been short-staffed since Zhang Ning went on maternity leave.

Chen Jin was the world junior champion in 2002. He won the All England championships title and the bronze medal in the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.

He went on to win the world title in Paris in 2010. He was a member of China’s Thomas Cup-winning teams in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: All England 2015

2015 All England Badminton Videos

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Lee Chong Wei's BWF hearing set for April 11

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei will ma

Lin Dan signs with YONEX

Beijing: After months of rumors and speculation, it's now of

Lee Chong Wei 'would quit' if suspended for doping (video)

By Jennifer Pak Malaysia's national hero, Lee Chong Wei, sa

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Recommended badminton news for you