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Lee Yong Dae Signs onto Korean Yonex Distributor’s Corporate Team

Date
07 February 2017

Korean badminton Legend Lee Yong Dae has signed onto the corporate badminton team run by Yonex‘s Korean distributor. The announcement was made at a press conference held in Seoul on February 7th.

Lee stands as a true badminton Legend, winning the men doubles title at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2 times. He has also experienced Olympic success, winning the Gold Medal in mixed doubles at the 2008 Beijing Games, and the Bronze Medal in men’s doubles at the 2012 London Games. Along with claiming several titles to his name, the Korean Legend was ranked at World No. 1 for the year of 2015.

Lee competed with Yonex gear professionally when Yonex acted as the official supplier for the Korean team. After competing with Yonex gear, Lee was impressed by its great levels of performance and accuracy. Having enjoyed his experience with Yonex gear, Lee expressed a great desire play with Yonex once again.

“I feel like I’ve been reborn. Even though I’ve retired from the Korean national team, I still want to be out on the court,” spoke Lee at the event, “I have been playing with Yonex ever since my school days, and I can really put my trust in the gear. That’s why I wanted to join with Yonex’s distributor in Korea and play on their corporate team,” he continued, talking about his new partnership.

“I am very thankful to everyone who supported this new partnership and look forward to achieving great things with this team. I will also devote my efforts towards the further global development of badminton, and get more people out on the court,” spoke Lee, looking forward to this next exciting chapter in his career.

Lee Yong Dae

Gear: ARCSABER 11BG80, POWER CUSHION 03 Z Men

Notable Accomplishments

2008

Yonex All England Open Men’s Doubles Champion

Beijing Olympic Games Mixed Doubles Gold Medalist

2009

BWF World Championships Men’s Doubles Silver Medalist 

2010

Asian Games Men’s Doubles Bronze Medalist

2012

Yonex All England Open Men’s Doubles Champion

London Olympic Games Men’s Doubles Bronze Medalist

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