Lee Yang, born in Taiwan on August 12, 1995, won the men’s doubles event at the 2020 Olympics. Lee partnered with Lee Jhe-huei to compete in the men’s doubles event.
In 2016, they won the Grand Prix at the Vietnam Open. The pair competed as a team in three tournaments in 2015. The Chinese Taipei Masters Grand Prix, the Vietnam Open Grand Prix, and the Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold.
They competed in the 2016 Dutch Grand Prix, 2016 Grand Prix Gold at the Chinese Taipei Open, and 2016 Grand Prix Gold at the Thailand Open.
At the 2017 French Open, he triumphed in the men’s doubles competition. At the 2018 Asian Games, he earned bronze in both the men’s doubles and team competitions.
Lee Yang Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin, best friends since childhood, won the men’s doubles badminton gold medal on Saturday in Tokyo. This is the first Olympic medal for Taiwan in badminton.
In the final, they took only 34 minutes to defeat the Chinese duo of Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen, 21-18, 21-12.
China entered the women’s singles match with high hopes after winning the mixed doubles the day before in Tokyo, Japan.
In the end, however, the No. 3 team in the world, Lee and Wang, proved to be too powerful, and they ended up winning the tournament after defeating the No. 1 and No. 2 teams.
Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik of Malaysia Won the Bronze Medal.
World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan eliminated India’s PV Sindhu in the semi-finals, giving Taiwan a shot at a second gold medal in women’s singles.
Tai defeated the world champion easily, 21-18, 21-12, setting up a championship match against Chinese player Chen Yufei. Taiwanese Tai felt he had a good day. Given that I didn’t blunder too much, the pressure was off.
Lee Yang and Wang Earn First Badminton Gold for Chinese Taipei with Doubles Title
In the men’s doubles final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Chinese Taipei’s Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin. Defeated the third-seeded duo of Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen, bringing home the country’s first badminton gold medal.
China has won the gold in this event at the previous two Olympics, but Li and Liu lost to Lee Yang and Wang in straight sets. After a close first set, the Chinese Taipei duo pulled away for a 21-18, 21-12 victory.
Lee Yang shot was ruled to have fallen within the baseline, sealing the victory and inspiring joyful emotions from the Taiwanese players.
The 2018 world champions, Li and Liu, may look at their silver medals and think they could have done better.
They started the match off strong, winning the first three points and jumping out to a 10-6 lead in the second set.
Taiwanese badminton talents Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin reached the men’s doubles gold medal match yesterday, and Tai Tzu-ying, the top seed in the women’s singles tournament.
Survived a tense quarterfinal against Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon thanks to a sequence of flashy backhand smashes.