Cheng Shao-chieh

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Cheng Shao-chieh
Personal information
Birth name 鄭韶婕
Country  Republic of China
Born (1986-01-04) January 4, 1986 (age 28)[1]
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb; 7.4 st)
Handedness Right
Women's Singles
Highest ranking 7 (September 8, 2011)
Current ranking 13 (June 21, 2012 [2])
BWF profile
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Cheng.

Cheng Shao-Chieh (traditional Chinese: 鄭韶婕; simplified Chinese: 郑韶婕; pinyin: Zhèng Sháojié; Wade–Giles: Cheng Shao-chieh; born 4 January 1986 in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China) is a female badminton player from Republic of China.[1]

Cheng played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics for the Republic of China as Chinese Taipei. In women's singles, she defeated Ling Wan Ting of Hong Kong and Jun Jae-youn of Korea in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Cheng lost to Gong Ruina of China 11-3, 11-3. Later that year, she played in the Badminton World Junior 2004, held in Vancouver, British Columbia of Canada where she won the Gold title in Women's Singles. She also participated in the 2005 World Championships in Anaheim, California, USA making it to the Semifinals and taking a game from the eventual champion, Xie Xingfang. She achieved a world championship silver medal in 2011 in London. She could qualify for the final winning all her matches before in straight games. In the quarterfinal she beat, at that time world number 1, Wang Shixian from China and in the semifinal she outclassed Juliane Schenk from Germany to 18 and 6.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CHENG Shao Chieh - Biography". gz2010.cn. Guangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  2. ^ BWF World Ranking