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Benny Lee

Full name: Benjamin W. "Benny" Lee
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: December 5, 1965 in Rangoon, Yangon, Myanmar
Country: USA United States
Sport: Badminton

Biography

Born in Burma (Myanmar), Benny Lee was mostly known as a doubles player, starting out with [Chris Jogis] and later playing with [Tommy Reidy]. Lee was a 9-time US doubles champion, winning four with Jogis (1987-90), four with Reidy (1992-95), and a final one in 1998 with Andy Chong. He and Jogis also won gold at the 1991 Pan American Championships. Lee attended Arizona State University. He was known as a particularly good athlete, possessing a 40-inch (100 cm) vertical leap.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Badminton Men's Singles United States USA 33T
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Badminton Men's Doubles United States USA 9T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GW Gm1 Gm2
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Badminton United States USA Round One Match #25 2 1992-07-28 Blanshard (CAN) 2, Lee (USA) 0 0 3 1

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Badminton United States USA Tommy Reidy Round One Match #15 1 USA 2, POR 0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Badminton United States USA Tommy Reidy Round Two Match #8 2 1992-08-01 INA-1 2, USA 0
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