Lee Yang

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Taipei, Taiwan
Birth Sign
Leo

Birthday
Birthplace
Taipei, Taiwan

Lee Yang is a Taiwanese badminton player and athlete. Lee Yang is the 2020 Olympics men’s doubles champion.

Early Life

Lee Yang was born on 12 August 1995. At present, he is 27 years old and his sun sign is Leo. Similarly, his Chinese name is written as ‘李洋’, and his pinyin name is written as Lǐ Yáng. He is originally from Taipei, Taiwan, and currently resides in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

There are no names of his parents. However, he has shared some pictures with his family on his Instagram page. He has an elder brother named Li Rongyi and a younger sister named Li Zhizhen. Further, his educational information is unknown.

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Caption: Lee Yang’s picture with his mom and siblings. Source: Instagram

Career

Yang is a Taiwanese badminton player. He was known for his signature hustle and competitive mindset early in his career. In recent tournaments, Lee showed himself to be an all-around strong doubles player.

Possessing keen net skills and the ability to control the pace of the game, he is currently ranked No.3 on BWF Men’s Doubles world ranking along with his partner, Wang Chi Lin.

Moreover, in 2021, the powerful pair stormed the court in Bangkok, Thailand, and captured three consecutive championships in Men’s Doubles, including two BWF World Tour events and the World Tour Finals titles.

Therefore, he played in the men’s doubles with Lee Jhe-huei. The two were champions in 2016 at the Vietnam Open Grand Prix. Similarly, in the year 2015, together they entered the 2015 Chinese Taipei Masters Grand Prix, 2015 Vietnam Open Grand Prix, and 2015 Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold.

In the year 2016, they entered the 2016 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold, 2016 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold, and 2016 Dutch Open Grand Prix.

Yang won the men’s doubles title at the 2017 French Open. Likewise, in the year 2018, he competed at the Asian Games and won bronze medals in the men’s doubles and team events.

Similarly, in 2021, at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he partnered with Wang Chi-lin to defeat the 2018 World Champion pairing of Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen in the final. The two became the first unseeded pair to win Olympic gold in the men’s doubles event and the first to win a gold in badminton for Chinese Taipei.

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Caption: Lee Yang and his partner Wang Chi Lin. Source: Instagram

Lee Yang – Brand Endorsements

He and his partner Wang both accepted an endorsement from EasyCard Corporation. Yang has also endorsed brands like YONEX Taiwan. He has also endorsed and advertised different brands and companies.

Relationship Status

This player is dating his girlfriend Susan Lan. Yang has posted some pictures with her and has thanked her for being on his side till today. Nothing much about his girlfriend or their relationship is known to the world. However, his girlfriend is very supportive of him and they are having a wonderful relationship.

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Caption: Lee Yang and his girlfriend’s picture. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Yang has a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m. Similarly, he has an average weight that suits his height. Similarly, this player has a set of black eyes and black short hair. There is no other information related to his body stats.

Social Media

His Instagram account ‘@leeyang0812’ has earned more than 295K followers. Similarly, his Facebook page has gained over 321K followers.

Lee Yang – Net Worth 2022

Being a famous badminton player, Lee Yang is sure to gain a handsome amount of money. However, Yang has not publicly announced his earnings and other earnings yet.