Chen Yu Fei Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Education, Biography

Chen Yu Fei Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Education, Biography
Chen Yu Fei Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 63 kg
Date of Birth March 1, 1998
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

Chen Yu Fei is a Chinese professional badminton player who reached the world number 1 ranking in the official BWF (Badminton World Federation) singles rankings for the first time in December 2019. As of July 2022, she was ranked number 4 in the world. On the BWF World Tour, a series of elite badminton tournaments announced in March 2017 and implemented in 2018, as of July 2022, she had won 10 titles – the 2019 BWF World Tour Finals, the 2019 All England Open (Super 1000), the 2019 Fuzhou China Open (Super 750), the 2018 Fuzhou China Open (Super 750), the 2022 Indonesia Masters (Super 500), the 2020 Malaysia Masters (Super 500), the 2019 Thailand Open (Super 500), the 2019 Hong Kong Open (Super 500), the 2019 Swiss Open (Super 300), and the 2019 Australian Open (Super 300). She also finished as the runner-up at the 2020 All England Open (Super 1000), the 2018 Indonesia Open (Super 1000), the 2018 China Open (Super 1000), the 2022 Malaysia Open (Super 750), the 2022 Thailand Open (Super 500), the 2022 Malaysia Masters (Super 500), the 2022 Korea Masters (Super 300), the 2022 German Open (Super 300), and the 2018 German Open (Super 300).

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Born Name

Chen Yu Fei

Nick Name

Chen

Chen Yu Fei as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021
Chen Yu Fei as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021 (Chen Yu Fei / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Residence

China

Nationality

Chinese

Education

Chen had attended the Hangzhou Chenjinglun Sports School in her home city of Hangzhou.

Occupation

Professional Badminton Player

Chen Yu Fei as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2022
Chen Yu Fei as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2022 (Chen Yu Fei / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Chen Zhe
  • Mother – Zhao Genfeng

Handedness

Right

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

She is of Chinese descent.

Chen Yu Fei as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2021
Chen Yu Fei as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2021 (Chen Yu Fei / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She often tends to dye her hair light brown.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Center-parted, neck-length hair
  • Boyish face

Brand Endorsements

She has been sponsored by Yonex Co., Ltd., a Japanese sports equipment manufacturing company.

Chen Yu Fei as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2022
Chen Yu Fei as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2022 (Chen Yu Fei / Instagram)

Chen Yu Fei Facts

  1. Chen first came into the spotlight in 2013 (Nanjing) when she won the ‘Bronze’ medal in the mixed doubles event at the Asian Youth Games.
  2. At the Badminton Asia Junior Championships, in the mixed team event, she won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2013 (Kota Kinabalu), 2014 (Taipei), 2015 (Bangkok), and 2016 (Bangkok). In the girl’s singles event of the championships, she won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2016 (Bangkok) and the ‘Silver’ medal in 2014 (Taipei).
  3. At the BWF World Junior Championships, in the mixed team event, she won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2014 (Alor Setar), 2015 (Lima), and 2016 (Bilbao); as well as a ‘Bronze’ medal in 2013 (Bangkok). In the 2016 (Bilbao) edition of the championships, she also clinched the ‘Gold’ medal in the girls’ singles event.
  4. On the BWF International Challenge/Series, as of July 2022, she had finished as the runner-up once – the 2015 China International.
  5. On the BWF Grand Prix Tour, a series of badminton tournaments held from 2007 to 2017, as of July 2022, she had won 1 title – the 2016 Macau Open. She also finished as the runner-up at the 2015 Indonesian Masters and the 2017 Swiss Open.
  6. At the Badminton Asia Team Championships, representing China in the women’s team event, Chen won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2016 (Hyderabad) and the ‘Silver’ medal in 2018 (Alor Setar). At the Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships, she secured the ‘Bronze’ medal in 2017 (Ho Chi Minh).
  7. At the BWF World Championships, she won the ‘Bronze’ medal in the women’s singles event in 2017 (Glasgow) and 2019 (Basel).
  8. At the 2018 Jakarta–Palembang Asian Games, she won the ‘Silver’ medal in the women’s team event.
  9. At the Badminton Asia Championships, in the women’s singles event, she won the ‘Silver’ medal in 2018 (Wuhan) and the ‘Bronze’ medal in 2019 (Wuhan).
  10. In the prestigious Uber Cup, often referred to as the ‘World Women’s Team Championships’, she won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2020 (Aarhus). Chen also clinched the ‘Silver’ medal in 2022 (Bangkok) and secured the ‘Bronze’ medal in 2018 (Bangkok).
  11. In the Uber Cup‘s mixed team equivalent, the Sudirman Cup, she clinched the ‘Gold’ medal in 2021 (Vantaa) and 2019 (Nanning). She also won the ‘Silver’ medal in 2017 (Gold Coast).
  12. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (held in July and August 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic), she clinched the ‘Gold’ medal in the women’s singles event.

Featured Image by Chen Yu Fei / Instagram

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