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Players' Occupations

Discussion in 'Professional Players' started by sigit1029, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. sigit1029

    sigit1029 Regular Member

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    As I know, many players have their own occupation.


    Except for China players(they are full time sportsmen), some

    players have work to do.


    EX. Wijaya is a pharmacist

    some Denmark players are doctors (incredible!!)

    Jens Eriksen is a truck driver

    Bach Howard is a supermakert cashier



    For Asia player, many of them go to differnet fields after retiring.


    EX. Sze YU and Gong Ruina become actors

    http://news.sina.com.tw/article/20090124/1317714.html

    http://www.8bo8.org/News/166148.html




    So , how about discussing this topic? what kind of occupation do you know

    that badminton players do?
     
  2. suetyan

    suetyan Regular Member

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    some Denmark players are doctor??? Who are them??
     
  3. koo_fan

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    Hafiz is the greatest!!
    He's a cop.huhu
    Don't know how's he now,though.
     
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    koo_fan Regular Member

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    Yeah..They are gifted.
    An athlete + doctor.
    Kinda..wow!
     
  5. sigit1029

    sigit1029 Regular Member

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    I know some of them are doctors.

    But I don"t know who they are . It has confused me for many years.
     
  6. sigit1029

    sigit1029 Regular Member

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    a cop?

    wow !! This is my first time to hear it.

    Is Roslin a cop ,too?
     
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    In the west, it's common for a pro to be working elsewhere in a job unrelated to badminton.
    In the east, it's uncommon for a pro to be busy with anything other than badminton.

    For instance, no player on China's current squad works for a living.
    They play, train, play and train.

    However, nearly everyone on the Denmark team works for a living.
    Unless you're Peter Gade or Morten Frost, it is difficult to generate enough from badminton for the times ahead.

    Here's a few others:

    England's Rajiv Ouseph is a graduate in Media & Communication Studies.
    However, he is now a full-time professional player.

    Denmark's Thomas Laybourn is a graphic deigner.

    England's Donna Kellogg holds a degree in Physical Education, Sport Science & Recreational Management.

    India's Chetan Anand is an Executive Engineer with the Oil & Natural Gas Corporation. He studied Mechanical Manufacturing.
     
  8. Smautf

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    Interesting question - raises several issues, especially here in the West.

    English WS player Jill Pittard has a full time job as a calibration engineer for Landrover cars. She recently won the WS title at the English National Championships

    http://www.nationalbadmintonchamps.co.uk/

    Smautf
     
  9. suetyan

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    If I'm not mistaken, Boonsak is a law student. Don't know has he graduated, he might become a future lawyer :D
     
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    Boonsak to be appointed as our BWF lawyer

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    When Boonsak graduates, we hope he would to be appointed as our BWF lawyer.

    :):):)
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    coming to a court near you...
    Too bad the people running Badminton Australia can't spell "Bachelor"
     
  13. koo_fan

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    Owh..really?
    Should wear all black and white all the time.We should provide him with colourful clothing to be wear during games, then.
    He'll be out of fashioned when he's lawyer later.
     
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    Wasn't Peter Rasmussen one who became a doctor?
     
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    He was a medical student when fighting Sun Jun in the 1997 WC final.
    But it's not clear if he finished medical school.
     
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    I don't even know that we had these players in our community.
    Ronaldo,kaka,Messi,Berbatov, try to beat that!
     
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    any female players who are part time models too??:D:D
     
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    almost all Indonesia players are full Badminton players.
     
  20. masterwong01

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    which Wijaya do u mean?
     

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