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Lee Yong Dae makes comeback statement with victory at the Barcelona Spain Masters 2018

Date
04 September 2018

Barcelona — Badminton legend Lee Yong Dae returned to competition at the Spanish Masters, winning the men’s doubles championship with partner Kim Gi Jung (KOR) on September 2nd.

Lee and Kim, using ASTROX 88 S and ASTROX 88 D, respectively, won their every match, including the final, in straight games. Upon their victory, the crowd erupted with applause, officially welcoming Lee back from retirement.

 

Lee Yong Dae: ASTROX 88 S, BG80, POWER CUSHION 65 X WIDE

Kim Gi Jung: ASTROX 88 D, BG66 ULTIMAX, POWER CUSHION 03 Z

 

Career Highlights

Lee Yong Dae

2014 – YONEX Japan Open, champion

2012 – London Olympics, bronze medal

2009 – World Championships, silver medal

2008, 2012 – YONEX All England Open, champion

2008 – Beijing Olympics, gold medal

 

Kim Gi Jung

2015 – Asian Championships, bronze medal

2013, 2014 – World Championships, bronze medal

2013 – Asian Championships, silver medal

2012 – YONEX Japan Open, champion

2012 – Asian Championships, gold medal

photo: Badminton Photo