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    Default PRO`s started to play badminton? (age)

    Hello,

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

    Kind regards,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thomas
    Hello,

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

    Kind regards,
    Tom
    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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    [QUOTE=weeyet]and heard Wan Wah started at the age of 6.....QUOTE]

    Lee Wan Wah's biography in the Athens Olympics website stated that he started playing at 13. I wonder which is which.... It also said Choong started playing at 10.

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by meeya
    Lee Wan Wah's biography in the Athens Olympics website stated that he started playing at 13. I wonder which is which.... It also said Choong started playing at 10.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by weeyet
    meeya, what about Choong Hann?? can you copy his history for me?? thanks...
    the bio said he started playing at 10....here's the link:

    http://www.athens2004.com/en/Partici...nts?pid=368029


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    Quote Originally Posted by Trance
    It's not really about the age they start at, it's about how much time they spent training and practicing
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by sheoran View Post
    i am 19 now and i will start next month and you will see me at international level in few yrs
    i am looking forward to see you at the international stage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by w3wmfhe View Post
    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
    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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