Brian Yang (born 25 November 2001) is a Canadian badminton player. He was an integral part of the Team Alpha that won the mixed team relay gold at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics.


Badminton player Brian Yang with a buzz cut with bangs

In 2016, he won three gold medals at the U–19 Pan Am Junior Championships, winning the boys' doubles, mixed doubles, and team events.

Yang won his first senior international title at 2017 Suriname International in the men's singles. In July, he won the boys' singles and mixed doubles titles at the Pan Am Junior Championships, while the Canada team captured the silver medal.

Yang represented Canada in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and Thomas Cup. At the El Salvador International, he won two titles in the men's singles and mixed doubles.

Yang clinched the men's singles title at the 2019 Canadian National Championships and became Canada's youngest national champion. He competed at the Sudirman Cup. Yang was named to Canada's 2019 Pan American Games team, ended up winning silver in the men's singles competition. He was crowned as the men's singles champion at the 2021 Pan Am Championships. He also won the gold medals in the boys' singles, doubles and mixed team at the Pan Am Junior Championships.

In June 2021, Yang was named to Canada's Olympic team for the 2020 Summer Olympics. He also competed at the first edition of the Junior Pan Am Games, clinching the gold medals in the boys' singles and mixed doubles.

In 2022, he won a silver medal at the Pan Am Championships, losing to Kevin Cordón in the final.

In his second appearance at the Pan American Games, Yang captured the gold medal in the men's singles after beating the defending champion Kevin Cordón in the final.