Wang Zhi Yi Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Education, Biography

Wang Zhi Yi Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Education, Biography
Wang Zhi Yi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth April 29, 2000
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

Wang Zhi Yi is a Chinese professional badminton player who reached a peak world ranking of 11 in the official BWF (Badminton World Federation) singles rankings in July 2022. 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 3 titles – the 2019 U.S. Open (Super 300), the 2019 Indonesia Masters (Super 100), and the 2019 Dutch Open (Super 100). She also finished as the runner-up at the 2022 Indonesia Open (Super 1000), the 2022 Singapore Open (Super 500), and the 2019 Canada Open (Super 100).

Born Name

Wang Zhi Yi

Nick Name

Wang

Wang Zhi Yi as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2022
Wang Zhi Yi as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2022 (Wang Zhi Yi / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Shashi, Jingzhou, Hubei, China

Residence

China

Nationality

Chinese

Education

Wang had attended the Jingzhou Sports School in her home city of Jingzhou.

Occupation

Professional Badminton Player

Wang Zhi Yi as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2022
Wang Zhi Yi as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2022 (Wang Zhi Yi / Instagram)

Handedness

Right

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

She is of Chinese descent.

Wang Zhi Yi as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Wang Zhi Yi as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Wang Zhi Yi / Instagram)

Hair Color

Black

She often tends to dye her hair light or dark brown.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped, neck-length hair
  • Affable smile
  • Radiant face

Brand Endorsements

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

Wang Zhi Yi as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021
Wang Zhi Yi as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021 (Wang Zhi Yi / Instagram)

Wang Zhi Yi Facts

  1. Wang was introduced to the sport of badminton at a very young age. She started getting trained at the Jingzhou Sports School.
  2. She later joined the main badminton training center in her home province of Hubei. This was in 2009 when she was just about 9 years old. By 2013, she had been included in the provincial team.
  3. In 2016, she was included in the Chinese national squad and was made a part of the Chinese national second team in 2017.
  4. At the BWF World Junior Championships, in the mixed team event, she won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2017 (Yogyakarta) and 2018 (Markham). She also secured the ‘Bronze’ medal in 2018 (Markham) in the girls’ singles event.
  5. At the 2018 Jakarta Badminton Asia Junior Championships, she won the ‘Gold’ medal in both the mixed team event and the girls’ singles event.
  6. On the BWF Junior International Tour, as of July 2022, she had won 4 titles – the 2017 Korea Junior International, the 2018 Dutch Junior International, the 2018 Jaya Raya Junior International, and the 2018 Banthongyord Junior International.
  7. On the BWF International Challenge/Series, as of July 2022, Wang had won 4 titles – the 2018 Malaysia International, the 2019 Austrian Open, the 2019 Malaysia International, and the 2019 Belarus International; and finished as the runner-up once – the 2017 China International.
  8. At the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games, she clinched the ‘Silver’ medal in the girl’s singles event.
  9. In the prestigious Uber Cup, often referred to as the ‘World Women’s Team Championships’, she won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2020 (Aarhus). She also secured the ‘Silver’ medal in 2022 (Bangkok).
  10. At the 2022 Manila Badminton Asia Championships, she won the ‘Gold’ medal in the women’s singles event, the biggest title of her career until then.

Featured Image by Wang Zhi Yi / Instagram

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