Chen Yu (badminton)

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Chen Yu
Personal information
Birth name 陈郁
Country  China
Born (1980-05-08) 8 May 1980 (age 38)
Nanning, China
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Handedness Right
Event Men's singles
BWF profile
Chen Yu
Traditional Chinese 陳郁
Simplified Chinese 陈郁

Chen Yu (born 8 May 1980) is a Chinese badminton player from Nanning, Guangxi.[1]

Career[edit]

Chen has joined the Guangxi team in 1993, and was selected to join the national team in 1998.[2] Chen won the men's singles title at the Chinese National Championships in 2002 and 2003. On the international badminton circuit he won the 2006 Thailand Open by defeating two fellow countrymen (and two fellow "Chens"), Chen Hong in the semifinals, and Chen Jin in a very close final. Outside of that victory he has had trouble breaking through, but has been runner-up in the Denmark (2003, 2006), Singapore (2003, 2007), and German Opens (2007), and at the prestigious All-England Championships in 2007. He also part of the national men's team that won the 2001 Asia Cup, and at the Thomas Cup in 2004 and 2008.[3]

Achievements[edit]

World Championships[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2007 Putra Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Indonesia Sony Dwi Kuncoro 21–18, 13–21, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

World Cup[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2006 Olympic Park, Yiyang, China China Lin Dan 19–21, 21–19, 17–21 Silver Silver

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2006 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia Thailand Boonsak Ponsana 22–24, 13–21 Bronze Bronze

World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1998 Sports and Aquatic Centre, Melbourne, Australia Malaysia Yeoh Kay Bin 12–15, 12–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 National Indoor Stadium – 1, Yangon, Myanmar China Sang Yang Indonesia Hendri Kurniawan Saputra
Indonesia Wandri Kurniawan Saputra
15–6, 15–2 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia China Jin Beilei Malaysia Chan Chong Ming
Malaysia Joanne Quay
5–15, 5–15 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011,[5] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2007 Singapore Open Thailand Boonsak Ponsana 17–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 All England Open China Lin Dan 13–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2007 German Open China Lin Dan Walkover 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Denmark Open China Chen Hong 18–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Thailand Open China Chen Jin 21–17, 21–23, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Denmark Open China Lin Dan 4–15, 6–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Singapore Open China Chen Hong 15–11, 8–15, 4–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References[edit]

  1. ^ "陈郁 Chen Yu" (in Chinese). Badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  2. ^ "陈郁(Chen Yu)". Nanfang Daily. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  3. ^ "中国羽毛球队队员陈郁" (in Chinese). Tencent QQ. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  5. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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