Wong Wing Ki

Wong Wing Ki

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Updated On September 27, 2022

Wong Wing Ki is a professional badminton player from Hong kong. Moreover, Wong Wing Ki is currently only ranked 19th but 5 of the top 18 ranked players failed to make it to the Olympics.

Early Life

Wong Shu Ki best known as Wong Wing Ki was born on the 18th of March 1990, in Hong Kong, British Hong Kong. According to his birth date, he is 32 years old and holds Hongkongers nationality.

At the age of 17, he changed his name. He was advised to modify it since “Shu” is a homonym of another Chinese phrase that means “to lose.”

He has a birth sign and he has not shared information regarding his ethnical background, parents, siblings, and childhood life. Moreover, we may presume that Wong’s parents raised him well as a child.

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Caption: Wong Wing Ki’s childhood photo (Source: Instagram)

Education

Talking about his academic career, he was a student at La Salle College. However, he left school after Form 3 to concentrate on a badminton career.

Relationship Status

Regarding his personal life, Wong has not shared anything regarding his love life. When it comes to his personal life, he lights to keep a secret. Looking at his Instagram page and photo, it seems that he might be a married man. On his Instagram page, he has shared photos of his wife and daughter.

Wong Wing Ki

Caption: Wong Wing Ki with his family (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, this former badminton player is not a part of controversy or rumors at the moment.

Body Measurements

This former player stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 74kg. Moreover, he has brown eyes with black hair color and he has not shared other information regarding his other body stats.

Career

Wong Wing Ki is a former badminton player who has represented his home country in London Olympics and other international tournaments. On October 19, Wong defeated Lee Hyun-il in the first round by scores of 10-21, 21-16, and 21-14.

On October 20, Wong Wing Ki defeated four-time world champion Lin Dan of China by scores of 21-10, 17-21, and 21-19 to advance to the quarterfinals and pull off the biggest upset of the 2011 Denmark Open. He was defeated by Sho Sasaki in the third round 21-15, 15-21, and 7-21.

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Caption: Wong Wing Ki during a badminton match (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, he beat Sony Dwi Kuncoro in the 2012 German Open to advance to the round of 16. He then defeated 2010 World Champion Chen Jin with ease, winning 21-9, 21-17, setting up a quarterfinal match with Jan O Jorgensen. 

By defeating the Hong Kong shuttler 21-17, 21-11, Jorgensen put a stop to Wong Wing Ki’s streak of defeating giants. In the men’s singles competition at the 2012 London Olympics, he was one of the eighteen seeds.

He qualified for the knockout rounds of the men’s singles competition after defeating Brice Leverdez of France 21-11, 21-16 for his second consecutive win in the group round. He was then eliminated from the round of 16 after falling to Chen Long, the third seed, 21-17, 21-17. Seven ties were reached in the second set, however, he lost a few shuttle bounces against the net.

Retirement

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, he missed out on the international circuit for two years. He declared that the World Championships would be his last competition. By defeating Julien Carraggi of Belgium in the first round (15-21, 22-20, 21-11), he qualified for the round of 32, where he will compete against fellow countryman Ng Ka Long.

The next day, his 17-year badminton career came to an end after losing to Ng in consecutive games 16-21, 9-21.

Awards

In his badminton career, he has won several wins and victories. But, as of now, he has not earned any major awards or recognition in his career.

Wong Wing Ki

Caption: Wong Wing Ki posing with a trophy (Source: Instagram)

Net Worth

Officially, this former badminton player has not shared information regarding his net worth, salary, and income. According to some online media, his net worth is estimated at around $1 million -$5 million.

Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 13.8k followers. Other than this, this former badminton player is not active on Facebook, and Twitter.

 

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