Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has dropped four places to 14th in the world badminton rankings, the sport's governing body has announced.

Olympian Minh now has 45,570 points. It is the first time in two years Minh has dropped out of the world top 10.

The Olympian has previously held the world No 5 spot in the rankings.

Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia is the world No 1, followed by Chen Long of China and Jan Jorgensen of Denmark.-VNA