Thanks for visiting us!

Badminton Central is a free community for fans of badminton! If you find anything useful here please consider registering to see more content and get involved with our great community users, it takes less than 15 seconds! Everybody is welcome here.

Click here for a FREE account!

China National Badminton Team - Rackets

Discussion in 'China Professional Players' started by Cheetah, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. Cheetah

    Cheetah Regular Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2009
    Messages:
    331
    Likes Received:
    1
    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    Saigon, VN ; Berlin, GER
    Hi since I had some free time and I always see people asking for their rackets, I decided to make a list.
    It includes the Li-Ning rackets as well as the Yonex they have been using. I haven't listed all of the members.
    I hope it answers all the questions about their rackets.

    gr Cheetah

    Unbenannt.jpg
     
  2. Cheetah

    Cheetah Regular Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2009
    Messages:
    331
    Likes Received:
    1
    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    Saigon, VN ; Berlin, GER
    SORRY it's N70 not the N77
     
  3. twobeer

    twobeer Regular Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2003
    Messages:
    4,000
    Likes Received:
    11
    Occupation:
    computer
    Location:
    Sweden
    The way I understand things is that N33 is developed based on his input and preferences when Li-Ning created rackets for the National Team (the N (National Team)-series).. So the N33 was designed based on Cai Yuns preferences.. But Of course he can use rackets based on other players input, I would think.

    Both N90 and N90-II where developed based on LDs preferences but as we can see he still sticks to the N90 orig in WC. N50 and N50-II where diesigned on input from Fu Haifeng, and He seems to have switched to N50-II..

    My 2 cents,
    Twobeer
     
    #3 twobeer, Aug 23, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  4. - иεvvεи٭т -ツ

    - иεvvεи٭т -ツ Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2010
    Messages:
    129
    Likes Received:
    17
    Occupation:
    Wizard / Chief Potato
    Location:
    Perth Aus. & JB Msa
    Just a QQ that i wanted cleared up. Lin Dan is using N90 still yes? How come the top of his frame is full white? Whereas the N90's for sale have a black top frame?
     

    Attached Files:

  5. Yoppy

    Yoppy Regular Member

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2009
    Messages:
    2,832
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Sydney
    Cos he put a white tape to make the head heavier
     
  6. - иεvvεи٭т -ツ

    - иεvvεи٭т -ツ Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2010
    Messages:
    129
    Likes Received:
    17
    Occupation:
    Wizard / Chief Potato
    Location:
    Perth Aus. & JB Msa
    Mmm thats what I initially thought from what i've been reading from other forums on BC, but its just so neatly done its hard to tell if it's part of the paint job or not. Thanks Yoppy.
     
  7. FIFA2008

    FIFA2008 Regular Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2008
    Messages:
    171
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    China
    Cai & Fu
    They change the rackets.

    Kason blongs to the LiNing Group.

    [​IMG]
     
    #7 FIFA2008, Sep 17, 2010
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2010
  8. FIFA2008

    FIFA2008 Regular Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2008
    Messages:
    171
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    China
    That is N90.

    But Lindan sticks rubberized fabric at the top of the frame.
    make the top of the frame heavy


    watch this match,you will find the answer
    2010WC_MS_R2_Dan LIN vs Henri HURSKAINEN
    http://www.sendspace.com/file/zui046
     
    #8 FIFA2008, Sep 17, 2010
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2010
  9. FIFA2008

    FIFA2008 Regular Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2008
    Messages:
    171
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    China
  10. - иεvvεи٭т -ツ

    - иεvvεи٭т -ツ Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2010
    Messages:
    129
    Likes Received:
    17
    Occupation:
    Wizard / Chief Potato
    Location:
    Perth Aus. & JB Msa
    Oh Wow, Thankyou for that.:)
     
  11. j4ckie

    j4ckie Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,696
    Likes Received:
    97
    Occupation:
    Engineering student, Badminton enthusiast
    Location:
    Germany
    Doesn't Du Jing use the N90II? She and Wang Xiaoli use the N90 and the N90II, I never can remember who uses which. I was surprised when I saw them use such heavy rackets, pretty unusual for WD players...
     
  12. Cheetah

    Cheetah Regular Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2009
    Messages:
    331
    Likes Received:
    1
    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    Saigon, VN ; Berlin, GER
    my list isn't up to date, but yes Du Jing uses the N90 II and as far as I can remember Wang Xiaoli uses the N50 (In WC 2010)
     
  13. conan93

    conan93 Regular Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2008
    Messages:
    157
    Likes Received:
    0
    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    Malaysia
    wang lin uses N50II
     
  14. Ferrerkiko

    Ferrerkiko Regular Member

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2008
    Messages:
    2,958
    Likes Received:
    2
    Occupation:
    audit assistant
    Location:
    Singapore
    Latest Info : Fu haifeng & Cai Yun are using Kason rackets now. They will be launched in Singapore in late February 2011.
     
  15. twobeer

    twobeer Regular Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2003
    Messages:
    4,000
    Likes Received:
    11
    Occupation:
    computer
    Location:
    Sweden
    Well perhaps not the "latest" info :) it is kind of old news.. They started promoting kason before China Masters a few months ago.
    Personally I think the branding strategy of Li-Ning to also promote Kason as "high-end" is a really bad decision. I think they should rally focus on building the Li-Ning brand for their high-end badminton.. Losing focus just ot "keep" kason brand around is not a good strategy imop.

    /Twobeer
     
  16. gundamzaku

    gundamzaku Regular Member

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2008
    Messages:
    2,553
    Likes Received:
    1
    Occupation:
    working professional
    Location:
    Santa Clara County, California, USA
    could it be possible that li ning will become the dominant badminton supplier in china much like yonex in japan in the future by acquiring all the smaller badminton companies???
     
  17. gundamzaku

    gundamzaku Regular Member

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2008
    Messages:
    2,553
    Likes Received:
    1
    Occupation:
    working professional
    Location:
    Santa Clara County, California, USA
    great reference by the way!!!
     
  18. j4ckie

    j4ckie Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,696
    Likes Received:
    97
    Occupation:
    Engineering student, Badminton enthusiast
    Location:
    Germany
    I think thats not only possible, but very likely. There are of course going to be a few cheaper brands, but Li Ning has many mid- and low-level rackets as well which are of good quality considering the price. I think they're gonna take over the Chinese market completely (i.e. like 70%, there's always gonna be smaller brands around, and Yonex won't go down without a fight - many ppl still hold them in higher regard than others), although having Fu/Cai promote Kason was not their wisest decision, they should stick to LN imop and leave Kason behind. Are they actually earning more money that way or what? Anyway, they're gonna dominate Asia pretty soon, the Chinese team is pretty popular, and many will want the same equipment as their idols.
     
  19. Cheetah

    Cheetah Regular Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2009
    Messages:
    331
    Likes Received:
    1
    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    Saigon, VN ; Berlin, GER
    However I have to say, that in China the most-used brand is still Yonex. But in the end I hope that Li-Ning will win [ofc because I work for them xD]
    About Fu / Cai and Kason... well they could leave'em behind but still, Kason belongs to Li-Ning group. I don't think they will drop Kason. And I'd say basically the rackets are still the N50 and N70 but this is just a guess ;)
     
  20. j4ckie

    j4ckie Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,696
    Likes Received:
    97
    Occupation:
    Engineering student, Badminton enthusiast
    Location:
    Germany
    Yeah I would've guessed - it would make absolutely no sense for them to constantly change their equipment mid-season, so either the Kason models are really really close to their LN rackets or they continue to play with repainted LNs...
     

Share This Page