Born in Pasadena, California, and raised in nearby Arcadia, Iris Wang started playing badminton at 8 years old. Her older sister, Rena, is a former professional badminton player who competed at the London 2012 Olympics; the sisters would train at the San Gabriel Valley Badminton Club in California. The younger Wang climbed the rankings in 2015 and finished the year ranked world no. 31.
Date of Birth: 09/02/1994
First Olympics: 2016, Rio de Janeiro