Born on 14th March 1979 in the Hubei Region of China, Gao Ling started grooming her passion for badminton and began playing the sport being only 8 years old. This consistent, forecourt prowess with a sporting smile has a remarkable career graph.
Few of the marvelous achievements in her career are:-
Four gold medals at the BWF World Championships, 3 in women’s doubles in the years 2001, 2003, 2006 and one in mixed doubles in 2001
Two consecutiveOlympics gold medals in 2003 and 2004
A bronze in women’s doubles in the Olympics
Along with Huang, won six consecutive women’s doubles titles at the All-England Championships and made a record
Three mixed doubles titles with Zhang Jun at the All-England Championships in the years 2001, 2003 & 2006
Two mixed doubles titles with Zheng Bo at the All-England championships in 2007 & 2008
Member of the Perennial world championChinese Uber Cup team since 2000
Born on 14th March 1982 in Taiwan, Chu Mu-Yen is the first Taiwanese male to win a gold medal in the Olympics at 58 kg event. He also secured a gold medal in the world championship as well as in Universiade for the year 2003 by giving sincere efforts for his sports.
His achievements so far:-
1998 World Championship held in Istanbul
Consecutive championships in WTF World Cup at Lyon, 2000 and at Hochiminh City, 2001
Born on 14th March 1977 in Kerala, Helen Mary Innocent is a prominent Indian field hockey player who predominantly contributes as a goalkeeper to the national women's hockey team and also plays for the domestic team ‘Indian Railways'.
Secured the second position at the 1998 Asian Games, held in Bangkok.
Secured the second position at the 1999 Asia Cup, held in New Delhi.
Played a significant role in India’s bronze medal win at the 2002 Women’s ChampionsChallenge, held in Johannesburg.
Gave a significant role in winning a gold medal at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, held in Manchester.
Gave her crucial contribution to the team in winning a gold medal at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, held in Hyderabad.
Played a vital role in India’s gold medal victory at the 2004 Asia Cup, held in NewDelhi.
Secured silver for India at the 2006Commonwealth Games, held in Melbourne, Australia.
Secured 11th position at the Women's HockeyWorld Cup in 2006