Badminton Players 2016
Badminton is considered as one of the top games in international level and also one of the major events of any Olympics since it was inducted as an Olympic event. The BWF World Championship is considered as the highest level international badminton championship, and together with Olympic Games, offers the most ranking points but mysteriously does not offer any prize money. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Badminton Players 2016.
Top 10 Badminton Players 2016
10. Parupalli Kashyap:
We start our list of Badminton Players 2016 with Indian Parupalli Kashyap. Kahyap holds the 10th position with 56,541 points in the year end. He has 2 titles in the Grand Prix.
He created history by reaching the Quarterfinals of men’s singles at 2012 London Olympics, being the only male player from India to do so. At the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, he won the gold medal in men’s singles. Kashyap was the Icon Player for the Indian Badminton League team, Banga Beats in 2013 edition.
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9. Son Wan-Ho:
Playing at number 9 in our list of Badminton Players 2016, we have South Korean international Son-Wan Ho. He has 57,735 points in his tally. He is coached by the South Korean former Olympic badminton player, Shon Seung-Mo. He plays primarily defensively. His best ranking was 4th position in November, 2014.
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8. Wang Zhengming:
At number 8 in our list of Badminton Players 2016, we have Chinese international Wang Zhengming. Wang is the first chinese counterpart to enter into the list. He ended the year with 60,190 points. He has 2 individual titles in his tally including a Silver medal in 2010 Asian Championship and 2 Gold medals in East Asian Championship.
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