Ge Fei


Event Badminton: Double&Mixed Double
Sex Female
Born Oct 1975
Birthplace Jiangsu
Height 170cm
Weight 73kg


In women's doubles, Ge Gei and long-time partner Gu Jun enter the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games as defending champions. In mixed doubles, she and partner Liu Yong were the 1997 world champions. Ge and Gu have dominated women's doubles thoroughly since taking off in 1996 with titles in three tournaments en route to the Atlanta Olympic Games. There, they blew away South Korea's Gil Young Ah and Jang Hye Ock, 15-5, 15-5. They have shown no sign of easing up. After Atlanta, Ge and Gu won the World Grand Prix final and the World Cup. In 1997, they swept through the World Championships, another All-England Open, the Korea, Japan, Swiss, Malaysian and China Opens and the Singapore Cup, World Cup, World Grand Prix and Sudirman Cup. In 1998, they won another string, including the Asian Championships, and, in 1999, they added their second World Championship crown. In 2000, they have won another All-England Open title. Ge and Gu finished 1999 as the world No. 1-ranked pair, and are likely to be in the finish in Sydney. The same can be said of Ge and Liu in mixed doubles.




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