Peter Gade, Taufik Hidayat, Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan stand as true legends among the world’s badminton players, with a wealth of illustrious accomplishments to their names.
But they didn’t get there alone – throughout their journey they had the tireless support of people who believed in them and the sport of badminton. Now, the Legends want to give back.
Peter Gade made his name in badminton in 1999 where he won the men’s singles at the All England Open Badminton Championships and subsequently went on to win five European Championship crown in the men’s singles.
With 22 Grand Prix titles, Peter brought Europe to the forefront within the sport, making Denmark a strong contender against the dominant Asian teams. A master of the deceptive shot, his agility and speed is a force to be reckoned with and has earnt him the title of a Yonex Legend. Now retired from competitive badminton, Gade provides training and support to the French badminton team.