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Thread: Heights of professional players
10-19-2006, 07:23 PM #18Originally Posted by ctjcad
10-19-2006, 11:15 PM #19
189 cm is about 6'2"
10-19-2006, 11:42 PM #20
Thanks for rectifying...Originally Posted by Pete LSD
Last edited by ctjcad; 10-19-2006 at 11:45 PM.
10-20-2006, 04:53 AM #21Originally Posted by jas1121
10-20-2006, 11:57 AM #22
From the 2004 Olympics announcer:
Kim Dong Moon 6' 0.5"
Ha Tae Kwan 6' 2"
They always looked about the same height to me, but I guess Kim's thinner frame makes him look taller.
Didn't know Peter Gade was 6'1", he's taller than KDM.
And Lee Choong Wei is only 5'8"?
He's shorter than Zhang Ning?
10-20-2006, 02:52 PM #23Originally Posted by david14700
10-20-2006, 03:20 PM #24
Great work guys! I am compiling the list now and see what we need to fill in. I will be posting soon.
10-22-2006, 10:53 PM #25
Yeah LCW is shorter 1inch..
10-23-2006, 12:04 AM #26
how about markis kido ..... ? 4' 8 - 5' 0
10-23-2006, 02:36 AM #27
10-23-2006, 02:59 AM #28
As for Korean players, this link gives you some of them:
Jung Jae-sung: 168cm
Im Bang-eun: 186cm
Kim Dong-moon: 184cm
Ha Tae-kwun: 187cm
Shon Seung-mo: 182cm
Park Sung-hwan: 186cm
Jeon Jun-beom: 187cm
Lee Jae-jin: 178cm
Hwang Ji-man: 175cm
Hwang Hye-youn: 169cm
Seo Yoon-hee: 162cm
Lee Kyung-won: 160cm
Lee Hyo-jung: 178cm
Ha Jung-eun: 173cm
Hwang Yumi: 165cm
Elsewhere, Lee Hyo-jung is listed as 180cm which makes her taller than her mixed partner. 18-year-old Kim Mun-hee is also 180cm.
10-23-2006, 03:04 AM #29Originally Posted by david14700
I think the tallest player on the pro tour these days might be Roman Spitko of Germany. Or maybe Xie Zhongbo of China. Right. This says Spitko is 1.93m while Bjoern Joppien is 1.92m.
Actually this link has a few European players such as...
Nathan Robertson: 188cm
Robert Blair: 185cm
but it is hard to believe some of them. They list Mia Audina as 161cm and Zhang Ning as 168cm or the same as Pi Hongyan! I think they meant "7" instead of "6" for Mia and Zhang.
Last edited by event; 10-23-2006 at 03:12 AM.
10-26-2006, 02:14 AM #30
Yes, the reason the MVP Cup data is wrong is that they mixed up Zhang Ning and Pi Hongyan. They have the two of them with not only the same height but also the same world ranking and even the same date of birth!
Maybe everything else is right but isn't Mia Audina taller than 161cm?
10-26-2006, 03:48 PM #31Originally Posted by event
Zhang Ning 175
Wang Lin 172
Lu Lan 175
Jiang Yanjiao 166
Zhang Wei 185
Chen Jin 183
Cai Yun 182
Fu Haifeng 180
Gong Weijie 184
10-26-2006, 08:22 PM #32Originally Posted by yannie
I didn't know Gong WJ was taller than Chen Jin???
10-26-2006, 09:49 PM #33
get yao ming to play badminton, wont we see another chinese dominator
10-26-2006, 10:11 PM #34
..once all the datas and infos are collected/set-up, should we provide conversion numbers to feet and inches also for the rest of them metric-challenged U.S. people??...or we're just sticking with metric numbers??..
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