Chen Long ( 谌龙 )

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  1. Nine Tailed Fox

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    Not Tian Houwei's fault that Best Player of Today is born in his country....I say Let All 4 Chinese Players play and even allow Qiao Bin and Huang Yuxiang for excitement.
     
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    Limiting participation from one country is a routine arrangement in almost all Olympic Sports that I know of.

    Badminton is relatively generous in allowing 4 players in top 8.

    If Lin Dan and Chen Long had played even 1 tournament more each, all 4 of them would be going to the World Champs.

    In fact, fault squarely goes onto Chen Long's shoulder that he hasn't played 10 full tournaments. If he had played them, he would easily be at second place.
     
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    In Grand Slam of Tennis, France has almost 10 Players per slam and

    ATP doesn't worry about few panti*s twisting. Neither should BWF.

    Allow Guo Kai, Zhao Junpeng as well....Xue Song too.
     
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    Tennis Grand Slams play over two weeks an can have large numbers of entries.

    It would be great if we have the same for badminton. we wouldn't need these country quotas. I wonder if we will ever see that time come.
     
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    BWF world Championship has the format of a GPG.

    And wants to be called Wimbledon of Badminton.

    LAWL.
     
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    There should be one day rest after every round so that we can truly know who has the Best Peak.

    Should be broadcasting all 5 courts.
     
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    Friend, I already requested you to read my post carefully. You missed the part I put in brackets : (in the previous year where there's no WC)
     
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    There's a reason why I didn't bother to reply to his post, knowing where he's coming from.

    If he were LCW, he'd be shaking in his pants worrying every day whether BWF would grant one of the two most fearsome opponents a wild card entry to the WC, Chen Long in this case. One Lin Dan is already too many, now there's another Chen Long, Oh man.

    I said if he, CIA, were (not referring to LCW).
     
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    Why the young up-and-coming 21-year-old Shi Yuqi, you don't see a future in him ?
     
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    Hip Hip Hurray !
     
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    Yay, I'm loving it !
     
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    Qiao Bin has a better chance of going to the Olympics in 2024. Shi Yuqi's chance is very slim.
     
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    Too early to say. Qiao Bin has yet to be consistent, his form fluctuates too much, not a true top 10 player. Shi Yuqi is more steady and consistent, but lacking in experience, still his potential is higher than Qiao Bin's, in my opinion.

    Last week at the CHN Masters, Qiao Bin played exceptionally well, even Lin Dan admitted it, but after seeing off Lin Dan , he couldn't overcome Tian Houwei for the title. What a bummer.
     
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    Qiao Bin will be non existant in a couple of years time, a hardworking journeyman that's it.

    Pretty certain BWF will give Chen long a wildcard.

    Politics and money talks good :)

    Hence the need for him to drop out of the top 8 for LD to have the chance to get within it.
     
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    two ?'s re. chen long's possible wild card entry :

    1) who is losing more sleep over whether chen long gets a wild card entry or not?

    a) chen long, or
    b) certain badminton central dot com members?
    2) who has the most to lose if chen long gets the wild card entry?

    a) lee chong-wei, or
    b) certain badminton central dot com members?​
     
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    Actually Lin Dan was pushing it for his WC qualification,playing so few tournaments and having to do it at the last and final event, the CHN Masters. What if he flopped at the MAS Open where there's LCW, not to mention other strong contestants, and where he's never won before and winning the CHN Masters is not enough to get him into the top 8.

    For Chen Long to drop out of the top 8 is a risky affair. if anything it's much safer for Tian Houwei who was at No.8 to do so instead but surprisingly he went on to capture the CHN Masters and improved his standing to boot, thus complicating matters and resulting in the tricky situation we're in with Chen Long needing a wild card entry.
     
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    Talking about granting wild cards , it suddenly occurred to me that at the 2007 WC held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, BAM actually awarded itself 5 wild cards, one for each discipline to MAS players/pairs, iirc. CMIIW.

    Pardon me for repeating myself, I strongly feel and justifiably so, that Chen Long fully deserves a wild card entry to the Glasgow WC and CBA should not be forced to sacrifice any one of the other three, mostly likely Tian Houwei, to make room for him.

    What's the World Championships without a player of Chen Long's stature and caliber competing? The eventual titlist will be significantly diminished in status should Chen Long be absent from defending his title. Period.
     
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    Chen Long, The Dragon, has just turned 28, born 18 Jan 1989, and he is still very much in his prime.

    For such a physically demanding sport as badminton, physical fitness and stamina and endurance, is vital, one of the key elements to success at the top.

    It's unrealistic to expect a player in his mid-thirties not to be anyway affected by waning physicality, and, despite the advancement of modern science at present, there is no way he is not at a certain disadvantage compared with a man in his mid-twenties, barring unforeseen circumstances such as injury and sickness.

    Perhaps in the not too distant future, medical science is able to slow down the aging process considerably and extend the human lifespan by much, then, possibly, a mid-forties or mid-fifties athlete is equivalent to someone in his mid-twenties or -thirties today, greatly reducing the physical differences. It may happen sooner than we expected.
     
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    BWF has given Chen Long a WC for World Championships!
     
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