Lee Yong Dae makes comeback statement with victory at the Barcelona Spain Masters 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 DaeASTROX 88 SBG80POWER CUSHION 65 X WIDE


Kim Gi Jung: ASTROX 88 DBG66 ULTIMAXPOWER 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

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