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Biao Chai


ABOUT
Badminton - Olympics: Day 13

Full NameChai Biao

BornOctober 10, 1990

Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

NationalityChinese

ABOUT

Chai Biao is a Chinese badminton player. He was born in Yanfeng District of Hengyang City on 10th October 1990.

Chai has focused on the Men’s doubles category for the major part of his senior career and is currently partnered up with Wang Zekang.


Debut


Chai started playing badminton in 1997, at the City sports school.

After a rigorous amount of training he was transferred to the Hunan badminton team for professional guidance.


He played his first international match at the Badminton Asia U-19 Junior Championships in 2006.


Rise to Glory


Chai became a member of the National team in 2006.


Chai landed in the spotlight when he won a gold medal at the 2007 BWF World Junior Championships, in the Mixed team category and finished runner-up in the Boys’ doubles.


Chai also won the Asian Junior Championships, held in Kuala Lumpur, the same year.


Career


Chai defended the Mixed team title at the World Junior Championships in 2008, and also won the Mixed doubles that year.


He won a gold at the 2009 East Asian Games, in the Men’s team category.


Chai and Zhang Nan finished runner-up in the 2010 China Open.


Chai partnered up with Guo Zhendong in 2011 and had a decent run, winning the Malaysia Open and finishing second at the World Superseries Finals and Indonesia Open.


In 2012, he reignited his team with Zhang and lifted the China Masters trophy.


Chia ended as a runner-up at the 2014 Malaysia Open, China Open and Dubai World Superseries Finals.


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In 2015, he won the India Open and the Sudirman Cup.


Chai and Hong Wei battled through a hard set of preliminary rounds at the 2017 Asian Championships, finally settling for the bronze medal.


That same year, the duo ended up winning the bronze medal at the BWF World Championships.


Low Point


Chai’s splendid performance until the 2016 session led him to a world ranking of 2 in the men’s doubles category, but a decline in the efficiency of his plays gradually led him to a much lower ranking of 109 as of December 2018.

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