Chen Qingchen pictured during the badminton women’s doubles final against Indonesia at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: Reuters
Chen Qingchen pictured during the badminton women’s doubles final against Indonesia at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: Chinese shuttler’s foul mouth prompts South Korea to lodge official complaint with world badminton body

  • Badminton women’s doubles world No 2 Chen Qingchen was repeatedly heard yelling expletives during a group match and semi-final against South Korea
  • The 24-year-old blamed ‘bad pronunciation’ for any offence caused, without explaining what the word was she had supposedly mispronounced

Chen Qingchen pictured during the badminton women’s doubles final against Indonesia at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: Reuters
Chen Qingchen pictured during the badminton women’s doubles final against Indonesia at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: Reuters
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