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PRO`s started to play badminton? (age)

Discussion in 'Professional Players' started by Thomas, Apr 23, 2005.

  1. Thomas

    Thomas Regular Member

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    Hello,

    Is somebody know when badminton profis have started to play badminton? It would be very interessting to know...

    Kind regards,
    Tom
     
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    :rolleyes:
    better start from kids...
     
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    I dont know exactly, but I heard rumours that chen hong didnt start until he was 12, and han jian not until 16.

    Not sure though.
     
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    i heard chen hong took up the racket by the influence of his father.. not sure
     
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    and heard Wan Wah started at the age of 6.....

    What about the Sidek family??? Surely from young age or?
     
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    It's not really about the age they start at, it's about how much time they spent training and practicing ;)
     
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    Is that website still accessible??? Last time I visit there one or two weeks after the Olympics ends and it already became the paralympic homepage
     
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    meeya, what about Choong Hann?? can you copy his history for me?? thanks...
     
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    tony gunawan started at age 5....asked him in person....attented his 2 1/2 hours trainning class
     
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    i think it is little difference if u started at younger age..i would say 14 or under...
    i don't think anyone started at age 17..can still be a pro
     
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    Lin Dan started at the age of 5
     
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    i am looking forward to see you at the international stage. :D
     
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    as i know, Christian Hadinata start played at 16-17
     
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    to be an ordinary pro, one needs commitment and correct techniques from day one; to be a top pro, one needs talent
     

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