Athlete Details

Lee Yong Dae
Badminton
Career

Lee Yong Dae stands as a true badminton Legend, having been ranked world No. 1 for 117 consecutive weeks with doubles partner, Yoo Yeon Seong, from 2014 to 2016. He was also able to achieve world No. 1 with three other partners in both men's and mixed doubles.

He announced his retirement in 2016 with his last tournament being the Korea Open. However, he returned to the courts in 2017 with a new partner. He also joined his fellow legeds, Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan, Peter Gade, and Taufik Hidayat for The Legends' Vision initiative to share their passion for badminton and inspire the next generation throughout the world.

Achievements
  •  6x  Korea Open Men's Doubles Champion (2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016)
  •  2x  BCA Indonesia Open Men's Doubles Champion (2014, 2016)
  •  3x  Badminton Asia Championships Men's Doubles Gold Medalist (2013, 2015, 2016)
  •  4x  YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Men's Doubles Champion (2008, 2009, 2013, 2015)
  •  3x  YONEX French Open Men's Doubles Champion (2011, 2012, 2015)
  •  3x  YONEX Denmark Open Men's Doubles Champion (2011, 2013, 2015)
  •  2x  YONEX Open Japan Men's Doubles Champion (2014, 2015)
  •  2x  The Star Australian Open Men's Doubles Champion (2014, 2015)
  •  5x  China Open Men's Doubles Champion (2008-2010, 2013, 2014)
  •  4x  Korea Masters Men's Doubles Champion (2008, 2009, 2012, 2014)
  •  2x  BWF World Championships Men's Doubles Silver Medalist (2009, 2014)
  •  2x  China Masters Men's Doubles Champion (2011, 2013)
  •  2x  Djarum Indonesia Open Men's Doubles Champion (2009, 2012)
  •  2x  YONEX All England Open Men’s Doubles Champion (2008, 2012)
  •  2x  SCG Thailand Open Men's Doubles Champion (2006, 2011)
  •  3x  YONEX German Open Men's Doubles Champion (2006, 2009, 201)
  •  2x  Swiss Open Men's Doubles Champion (2008, 2010)
  •  2x  Korea Open Mixed Doubles Champion  (2008, 2009)
  •  2x  SCG Thailand Open Mixed Doubles Champion (2005, 2006)
  • 2020 PERODUA Malaysia Masters Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2018 Macau Open Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2018 Barcelona Spanish Masters Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2016 Bonny China Masters Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2014 BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2012 Syed Modi International Badminton Championship Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2012 London Olympic Games Men’s Doubles Bronze Medalist
  • 2011 YONEX Canada Open Champion
  • 2011 YONEX OCBC US Open Men's & Mixed Doubles Champion
  • 2010 Asian Games Men’s Doubles Bronze Medalist
  • 2010 YONEX Chinese Taipei Open Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2009 YONEX-SUNRISE BWF World Super Series Masters Finals Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2009 Malaysia Open Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Mixed Doubles Gold Medalist
  • 2008 YONEX German Open Mixed Doubles Champion
  • 2008 Swiss Open Mixed Doubles Champion