Participants

Michelle LI

Michelle LI
    Badminton
Birth Date:  03 Nov 1991
Place of Birth:  HONG KONG
Country of birth:  HKG
Age:  26
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  55

Events and Medals


Michelle LI - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 14:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group D
Canada
5
Seychelles
0
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 9:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group D
Canada
5
Ghana
0
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group D
Malaysia
4
Canada
1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 17:31
Mixed Team Event Quarterfinal 3
Canada
0
England
3
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 12:30
Mixed Doubles Round of 64
YANG Brian/LI Michelle
2
TREBERT Jordan/JOHNSON Elena
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 13:40
Women's Singles Round of 32
Michelle LI
2
Kimberley CLAGUE
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 20:00
Mixed Doubles Round of 32
YANG Brian/LI Michelle
0
ADCOCK Gabrielle/ADCOCK Chris
2
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 13:00
Women's Singles Round of 16
Michelle LI
2
Katherine WYNTER
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 19:30
Women's Singles Quarterfinal
Michelle LI
2
Soniia CHEAH
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 13:30
Women's Singles Semifinal
Venkata PUSARLA
2
Michelle LI
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 18:50
Bronze Medal Event Women's Singles Bronze Medal Match
Michelle LI
0
Kirsty GILMOUR
2
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Singles 1
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles R32
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Team QF
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Singles QF
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Doubles R16
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Doubles R32
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Team QF

Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Singles Group
2012 London, GBR Women's Singles Group
2012 London, GBR Women's Doubles 4

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Glasgow, SCO Women's Singles R32
2015 Jakarta, INA Women's Singles R16
2014 Copenhagen, DEN Women's Singles R16
2013 Guangzhou, CHN Women's Singles R64
2011 London, ENG Women's Singles R32
2011 London, ENG Women's Doubles R64

Sudirman Cup
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Gold Coast, AUS Mixed Team 16
2015 Dongguan, CHN Mixed Team 19
2013 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Mixed Team 18
2011 Qingdao, CHN Mixed Team 16

Hobbies

Football, volleyball, shopping, watching movies, reading. (guadalajara.olympic.ca, 9 May 2012; badminton.ca, 9 May 2012; olympic.ca, 26 Jul 2015)


Occupation

Athlete


Education

Physiology at University of Toronto, ON, Canada


Languages spoken

English


Coach

PERSONAL: Jennifer LEE (HKG) (badminton.ca, 18 Apr 2017)
NATIONAL: Mike BUTLER (CAN) (badminton.ca, 18 Apr 2017)


Position style

Right-handed


Injuries

In early 2016 she found that she had two laberal tears in her hip, a tear to her patellar tendon and a stress fracture in her foot. She played through the pain to be able to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games where - hindered by her injuries - she failed to progress past the group stage. She had surgery in October, was on crutches for six weeks and returned to training in April 2017. (cbc.ca, 01 Mar 2017)


National league

North Eastern Warriors, IND (Premier Badminton League)


Ambition

Win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. (Twitter, 12 May 2017)


Hero

Swiss tennis player Roger FEDERER. (guadalajara.olympic.ca, 9 May 2012)


Influence

Her coach Jennifer LEE (HKG) and her parents. (tofumag.com, 30 Apr 2013)


Ritual

Always eats a peanut butter sandwich and ties her left shoe before her right before a match. (Sarah Miller YouTube, 19 Jan 2016; guadalajara.olympic.ca, 9 May 2012)


Additional information

HISTORY
First Canadian woman to win a badminton singles title at the Commonwealth Games, having achieved the feat at Glasgow in 2014. (olympic.ca, 26 Jul 2015)


RELOCATION
Moved from Hong Kong to Canada at age six. (scmp.com, 18 Nov 2013)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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