YAO Lei < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Singapore   
Gender Women
Born 24 Feb 1990 in Nantong, CHN
Height1.69 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Singapore
Languages Chinese, English
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? "I came from a badminton family, both my parents are ex-national and provincial players and it is through my family that I picked up the sport."
Club / Team Singapore Badminton Association: Singapore
Name of coach Eng Hian
Coach from which country? Indonesia
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies "I love shopping." (teamsingapore.com.sg, 07 Jan 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "The Singapore Spirit is unity as a
team, always." (teamsingapore.com.sg, 07 Jan 2012)
Awards and honours In 2010 she and Shinta Mulia Sari became the first doubles pair from Singapore to win the Singapore Open. (redsports.sg, 22 Jul 2010; sportsguide.sg, 17 Jul 2011)

Whilst competing at the junior level in 2008 she and Mingtian Fu claimed Singapore's first ever doubles gold medal at the world junior championships. (redsports.sg, 22 Jul 2010; sportsguide.sg, 17 Jul 2011)
Famous relatives Her parents Yao Yi Ping and Gu Xiao Jing were both international badminton players. (Guangzhou, 07 Nov 2010)
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