Park Mi-young

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Nationality  South Korea
Born (1981-11-17) November 17, 1981 (age 32)[1]
Daegu, Republic of Korea
Playing style Righted-handed, shakehand grip
Highest ranking 8 (February, 2010)[2]
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb; 8.7 st)
This is a Korean name; the family name is Park.

Park Mi-Young (born November 17, 1981 in Daegu, Republic of Korea) is a female South Korean table tennis player.[1] She was part of the table tennis team that won a bronze medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3] Park currently plays for the Samsung Life Insurance Table Tennis team and is ranked 24th in the world as of October 2011.[4] She qualified directly for the 2012 Summer Olympics in May 2011.[5] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she reached the last 16 in the women's individual,[6] and placed fourth with South Korean women's team.[7]

Career records[edit]

Singles (as of November 9, 2010)[8]

Women's Doubles

  • World Championships: SF (2007, 09).
  • Pro Tour winner (5): Swedish Open 2007; Brazil Open 2008; Korea, English Open 2009; Korea Open 2010. Runner-up (5): Brazil Open 2005; Japan, German Open 2007; Qatar Open 2008; Qatar Open 2010.
  • Pro Tour Grand Finals appearances: 3. Record: runner-up (2007, 08).
  • Asian Games: QF (2006).
  • Asian Championships: runner-up (2009).

Mixed Doubles

  • World Championships: QF (2007).

Team

  • Olympics: 3rd (2008).
  • World Championships: 5th (2006, 10).
  • World Team Cup: 2nd (2007); 3rd (2010).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ITTF players' profiles". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  2. ^ "ITTF world ranking". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  3. ^ a b "Olympic results". http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  4. ^ http://www.ittf.com/ittf_ranking/world_ranking_per_name.asp?Siniors=1&Player_ID=107160 World Ranking for Park Mi Young.
  5. ^ http://www.ittf.com/Stories/pictures/qualified_players_london_m.pdf Players qualified for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
  6. ^ http://www.olympic.org/olympic-results/london-2012/table-tennis/singles-w
  7. ^ http://www.olympic.org/olympic-results/london-2012/table-tennis/team-w
  8. ^ "ITTF Statistics". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2010-11-09.