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Chen Long Biography & Latest News

Chen Long Biography

Chen Long is a male badminton player from China. Chen participated in the Korea Open Super Series in the January of 2010 and made it through to the final of the Swiss Open where he finished runner-up to compatriot Chen Jin. He was part of the Chinese team that won gold at the 2010 Thomas Cup in Kuala Lumpur. Chen's first individual title of 2010 came at the Bitburger Open in Germany, where he beat Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to win a gold medal. He followed it up with a second team gold medal of the year with China at the Asian Games held in Guangzhou and a victory at China Open Super Series two weeks later. Chen's strong finish to the year saw his world ranking rise to a career high of 3rd, briefly making him the top-ranked Chinese player. His first individual title of 2011 came at the Thailand Open. Thereafter he won his first China Masters title and followed it up with his first Japan Open title. In October, Chen won his third consecutive Super Series tournament at the Denmark Open. In the 2012 summer Olympics, Chen was defeated in the semi-final of the men's singles by Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, but proceeded to win bronze after defeating Lee Hyun-il in the bronze medal match.

Chen Long Latest News & Articles

2016 Indonesia Superseries: Top 5 Men's Singles contenders

A look at who can take home the crown in Jakarta.

Thomas Cup 2016: Top 5 contenders

A look at the Top 5 contenders for the Thomas Cup.

Australian Badminton Open: Chen Long, Lin Dan make final preparations before Olympics

The tournament will also feature the best shuttlers from Indonesia, India, Denmark and Malaysia.

Badminton Asia Championships 2016: Results

Results from the Badminton Asia Championships.

Top 5 men’s singles contenders for the China Masters GPG

Chen Long and Lin Dan head the list of contenders for the men's singles title at the China Masters

Top 5 Men’s Singles contenders for the Singapore Open Superseries title

Lin Dan and Chen Long lead the biggest contenders' list for the Singapore Open Superseries title

Looking back at the past 5 years of the Malaysia Open SSP

A recap of the singles performances at the Malaysia Open SSP over the last five years

2016 Malaysian Open Superseries Premier: Top 5 Men's Singles contenders

Who are the 5 men likely to win at Shah Alam?

2016 All-England Championships: Defending Champion Chen Long dumped out of tournament

Top seed Chen was beaten 21-19 21-17 by fellow Chinese Xue Song

2016 All England Championships: Day 2 Results

A look at how things unfolded on Day 2 at Birmingham.

All-England Championships: Chen Long and Carolina Marin made to work for first round win

Lin Dan also eased into the second round.

5 Men's Singles contenders at the All England Championships

A look at the 5 players who can win the All England title in the Men's Singles.

Chen Long ranks first in BWF Olympic qualification

Besides Long, Lee Chong Wei has been ranked second, while Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei have been ranked 1st in the mixed doubles category.

Sportskeeda's International Sportsperson of the Year 2015 - counting down from No. 10 to No. 1

In a year which saw exceptional performances in nearly every sport, we look at the 10 most dominant athletes of 2015.

2015 Superseries Finals: Saina Nehwal handed a tricky draw; Srikanth faces the Axelson threat

Draw analysis for the 2015 Superseries Finals in Dubai.
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