Cheng Wen-hsing

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Cheng Wen-hsing
Personal information
Country  Taiwan
Born (1982-02-24) February 24, 1982 (age 33)
Taipei, Taiwan
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb; 9.8 st)
Handedness Right
Women's & Mixed Doubles
Highest ranking 1 (in WD) (Oct 1, 2010)
6 (in XD) (Jun 30, 2011)
Current ranking 2 (in WD)
6 (in XD) (Jun 30, 2011)
BWF profile
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Cheng.

Cheng Wen-Hsing (Chinese: 程文欣; pinyin: Chéng Wénxīn; Wade–Giles: Ch'eng Wen-hsin; born 24 February 1982 in Taipei, Republic of China) is a female badminton player from Taiwan.

Cheng competed for the Republic of China (as Chinese Taipei) in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in women's doubles with partner Chien Yu Chin. They defeated Helen Nichol and Charmaine Reid of Canada in the first round but were defeated by Lee Hyo-jung and Hwang Yu-mi of Korea in the round of 16.

Cheng also competed in mixed double's with partner Tsai Chia-Hsin. They defeated Chris Dednam and Antoinette Uys of South Africa in the first round but lost to Zhang Jun and Gao Ling of China in the round of 16.

At the 2008 Olympics, Cheng again teamed with Chien Yu Chin in the women's doubles, reaching the quarter finals.[1] This team also reached the quarter finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Cheng and her mixed doubles partner, Chen Hung-Ling, were less successful and did not qualify from the group stages.