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
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

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