Y. F. Chen Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Chen Yufei Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Chinese badminton player Y. F. Chen. They just crowned her as the new Olympic champion. In 2016, she swept both the Asian and World Junior Championships in the girls’ singles division.

Earlier that year, at the Macau Open, Y. F. Chen won her first professional tournament. She won the Eddy Choong Most Promising Player of the Year award for 2017. On December 17th, 2019, she ranked first all time in the BWF World Rankings.

Y. F. Chen Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Chen Yufei Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

By beating Tai Tzu-ying in the final of the 2020 Malaysia Masters, she continued her unbeaten run in finals dating back to the 2018 Fuzhou China Open. She played her 2020 All England Open rematch against Tai Tzu-ying, her opponent from 2019.

This time, however, she lost, and her World No. 1 ranking was subsequently taken away. For the upcoming Summer Olympics in 2020, Y. F. Chen was the top-ranked woman’s singles player.

She won the gold medal after a three-game match against Tai Tzu-ying, which ended 21-18, 19-21, 21-18. She played a key role in October, when the Chinese national team successfully defended the Sudirman Cup they had won the previous year.

China’s Y. F. Chen Wins Women’s Badminton Singles Gold:

Women’s badminton singles tournament concludes with a nail-biting victory for Y. F. Chen of China over TAI Tzu-Ying of Chinese Taipei. Women’s badminton singles final at Tokyo 2020: China’s Y. F. Chen ranked second in the world, defeats Chinese Taipei’s TAI Tzu-Ying, ranked first in the world, in a thrilling two-set match.

The match between the two favourites lasted 81 minutes. At Musashino Forest Sport Plaza on August 1, Y. F. Chen 23, won the first set and Tai, 27, won the second, with the match coming down to a dramatic seventh and final game.

Despite a valiant effort, World Champion medalist Y. F. Chen quickly jumped out to a 10-3 lead in her Olympic debut, which Tai, a veteran of the sport, battled back from to eventually win by a score of 18-15.

With the 19th point, the Chinese athlete was ecstatic to finally pull away from Tai, but Tai quickly rallied and it was soon only 19-17. All that mattered was which athlete could maintain their composure the longest.

Despite Tai’s comeback at 20-17, Y. F. Chen won the game by scoring the next three points and clinching the match at 21-18. Neither of the athletes had any more energy left.


Thanks to Y. F. Chen win, Chinese women’s badminton is on the upward again. In singles competition, they had won four consecutive golds when Carolina Marin of Spain won at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Taiwan was denied a second straight night of badminton victory by China’s Y. F. Chen won the women’s singles event on Sunday. The night before, Taiwan won the men’s doubles badminton event at the Olympics, bringing home the country’s first-ever Olympic medal in the sport.


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