Michelle Li

Date of Birth: November 3, 1991

Hometown:  Markham         


Occupation:  Student/Athlete

Club: Lee’s Badminton Training Centre

Coaches: Jennifer Lee

Social Media:   Instagram: miichelleeli          Twitter: @miichelleli


Life Goals:  Make a difference


Short Term Badminton Goals:

  • Reach Top 10 in BWF rankings
  • Win a super series title


Long Term Badminton Goals:

  • Win Olympic gold medal
  • Change the sport badminton in Canada


Biggest Moments in Badminton Career:

  • Making history, winning the 2014 Commonwealth Games title representing Canada



  • Eating
  • Grocery shopping


Pet Peeves:

  • Being put on hold
  • Loud noises as I’m trying to sleep


Favourite Things:

  • Meeting new people
  • Learning new things
  • Movies
  • Good food
  • Good people
  • Family time


Badminton Career Highlights:


  • Commonwealth games Champion 
  • Pan American Championships
  • Gold medal Senior Canadian National Champion
  • Yonex All England quarterfinalist
  • Canadian Open Champion
  • Belgium Open Champion
  • Czech International Champion



  • Pan American Champion
  • Senior Canadian National Champion
  • Canadian International Champion
  • Macau Open Runner up
  • Brazil International Champion
  • Maldives International Champion



  • London Olympic Games 4th place
  • Pan American Champion
  • Senior Canadian National Champion
  • Peru International Champion
  • Tahiti International Champion
  • Finnish International Champion



  • Pan am Games Champion - singles and doubles
  • Canada Winter Games Champion - singles, doubles and team Senior National Champion - singles and doubles
  • U23 National Champion - singles and doubles
  • Canadian International champion- singles and doubles Guatemala International Champion - singles
  • Puerto Rico International Champion - singles and doubles
  • Brasil International Champion - singles