Although everyone has played badminton at least once in their lives, the sport is not given much attention in various nations. Nevertheless, it is expanding globally, and individuals from various locations take part in different events. See the top 5 badminton players ranked for 2022.
The players must be in good physical condition to participate in the game, and the winner will get a sizable financial prize. Each year, a few good athletes are created who give their all while also scoring the most points. Check out the information below to learn more about the players and everything you can find there.
5. Lin Dan
One of the well-known Chinese professional badminton players, Lin Dan, has won five world championship titles and two Olympic titles.
He is regarded as one of the best players of all time and has won nine of the major badminton tournaments, including the Olympic Games, World Championship, Asian Games, Super Series Master Finals, and Asian Championship.
- Real Name: Lin Dan
- Birth Date: 14 October 1983
- Born Place: Longyan, Fujian, China
4. Lakshya Sen
Lakshya Sen, a former World Junior No. 1 player from India, won gold in the boy’s single competition at the Asian Junior Championship in 2018. He has also triumphed in mixed events, earning the bronze medal at the 2021 World Championship.
- Real Name: Lakshya Sen
- Birth Date: 16th August 2001
- Born Place: Almora, Uttarakhand
3. Loh Kean Yew
Loh Kean Yew is a Singaporean who has won numerous badminton titles and championships. He is also the first Singaporean to accomplish the accomplishment. He has only been in the BWF World Championships for a relatively brief period of time (2021), yet he has already won the men’s singles title. He is still giving everything he has to the competition.
- Real Name: Loh Kean Yew
- Birth Date: 26th June 1997
- Born Place: Penang, Malaysia
2. Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
Indonesian badminton player Anthony Sinisuka took up a bronze medal in the Asia Games in 2018. He has won the medal at the Olympics, making him the first juvenile badminton player to do so.
- Real Name: Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
- Birth Date: 20 October 1996
- Born Place: Cimahi, West Java, Indonesia
1. PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu, an Indian player, is one of the most accomplished athletes and the first and only Indian to win the world championship in badminton. She has taken home a total of five medals from the BWF World Championships, including more single medals. She has earned $8.5 million by winning numerous awards and competitions.
- Real Name: Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
- Birth Date: 5th July 1995
- Born Place: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India