Kim Kyung-ah

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Kim Kyung-Ah
Full name Kim Kyung-Ah
Nationality  South Korea
Born (1977-05-25) May 25, 1977 (age 37)[1]
Daejeon, South Korea
Playing style Right-handed, shakehand grip
Highest ranking 4 (Aug – Oct 2010)[2]
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)


Korean name
Hangul 김경아
Hanja
Revised Romanization Kim Gyeong-ah
McCune–Reischauer Kim Kyŏng-a
This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.

Kim Kyung-Ah (born May 25, 1977 in Daejeon, South Korea) is a female South Korean table tennis player.[1] Bronze medalist in Women's singles at 2004 Athens Olympics.[3] She is currently ranked 6th in the ITTF world ranking as of March 2013.[4]
In May 2011, Kim Kyung-Ah qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[5] She was eliminated in quarter-finals as a single player. Her team made it to the Bronze medal match, but was defeated by the Singaporean team.

Career records[edit]

Singles (as of November 9, 2010)[6]

Women's Doubles

  • Olympic Games: 4th (2004)
  • World Championships: SF (2007, 09).
  • Pro Tour Winner (×7): Japan, German Open 2001; Swedish Open 2007; Brazil Open 2008; Korea, English Open 2009; Korea Open 2010.
    Runner-up (×8): Japan Open 2002; Japan, German Open 2005; Japan, German Open 2007; Qatar Open 2008; Slovenian Open 2009; Qatar Open 2010.
  • Pro Tour Grand Finals Appearances: 6. Record: Winner(2010); Runner-up (2005, 07, 08)
  • Asian Games: QF (2006).
  • Asian Championships: Runner-up (2009).

Mixed Doubles

Teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ITTF player's profile". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 
  2. ^ "ITTF world ranking". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2010-11-09. 
  3. ^ "Kim's Olympic results". http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 
  4. ^ http://www.ittf.com/ittf_ranking/world_ranking_per_name.asp?Siniors=1&Player_ID=104599 ITTF World Ranking Kim Kyung Ah (accessed October 28, 2011).
  5. ^ http://www.ittf.com/Stories/pictures/qualified_players_london_m.pdf Players qualified for the 2012 London Olympics.
  6. ^ "ITTF Statistics". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2010-11-09.