Sunday, October 12, 2008

Fu Haifeng

Fu Haifeng is a Chinese badminton player from the People's Republic of China.

Fu competed for China in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Cai Yun. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Keita Masuda and Tadashi Ohtsuka of Japan in the second. In the quarterfinals, Fu and Cai lost to Jens Eriksen and Martin Lundgaard Hansen of Denmark 3-15, 15-11, 15-8.

Badminton champion Fu Haifeng has also set the official world smash record June 3, 2005. The actual bird speed was measured at 332 km/h , making badminton the fastest racquet sport in the world.

Together with Cai Yun he became the in men's doubles.

At the 2008 Summer Beijing Olympics, he competed in the men's doubles with partner Cai Yun and won the silver medal, losing to the top seeds Kido Markis and Henry Setiawan of indonesia.

Major achievements

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