Choi Sol-gyu

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Choi Sol-gyu
최솔규
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1995-08-05) 5 August 1995 (age 24)
Seoul, South Korea
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking16 (MD 10 September 2019)
11 (XD 21 September 2017)
Current ranking16 (MD), 109 (XD) (10 September 2019)
Choi Sol-gyu
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationChoi Sol-gyu
McCune–ReischauerCh'oe Sol-kyu

Choi Sol-gyu (Korean최솔규, born 5 August 1995) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] He has been best known as a mixed doubles player since his back-to-back titles at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships in 2012 and 2013. However, as a junior, he was also successful in boys' singles, in which he won the under-17 title at the 2011 Surabaya Cup[2] and the Malaysia International Youth U19 in both 2012 and 2013.[3] He was a part of the Korean national team that won the 2017 Sudirman Cup.[4]

Achievements[edit]

East Asian Games[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China South Korea Chae Yoo-jung China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
10–21, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand South Korea Chae Yoo-jung China Huang Kaixiang
China Chen Qingchen
13–21, 11–21 Bronze Bronze
2011 Taoyuan City and Taipei, Chinese Taipei South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Indonesia Alfian Eko Prasetya
Indonesia Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
18–21, 13–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Likas Indoor Stadium, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia South Korea Chae Yoo-jung China Wang Yilu
China Huang Dongping
17–21, 25–23, 23–21 Gold Gold
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium, Gimcheon, South Korea South Korea Chae Yoo-jung China Liu Yuchen
China Huang Dongping
21–11, 19–21, 21–13 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[6]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Vietnam Open Super 100 South Korea Seo Seung-jae South Korea Na Sung-seung
South Korea Wang Chan
18–21, 21–16, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
19–21, 21–15, 21–23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae Chinese Taipei Po Li-wei
Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
21–12, 17–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Shin Seung-chan South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Eom Hye-won
12–21, 21–15, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Masters South Korea Chae Yoo-jung South Korea Seo Seung-jae
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–17, 13–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Canada Open South Korea Chae Yoo-jung South Korea Kim Won-ho
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
19–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Mexico City Open South Korea Eom Hye-won Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
14–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 U.S. Grand Prix South Korea Eom Hye-won Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
21–12, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Macau Open South Korea Eom Hye-won South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
18–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Thailand Open South Korea Eom Hye-won Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–19, 17–21, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Vietnam Open South Korea Chae Yoo-jung China Huang Kaixiang
China Huang Dongping
19–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Seung-chan South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chang Ye-na
Walkover 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Vietnam Open South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Chinese Taipei Liao Min-chun
Chinese Taipei Chen Hsiao-huan
22–20, 19–21, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Macau Open South Korea Chae Yoo-jung China Lu Kai
China Huang Yaqiong
21–17, 18–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Irish Open South Korea Seo Seung-jae Scotland Jack MacGregor
Scotland Ciar Pringle
21–17, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Norwegian International South Korea Seo Seung-jae Denmark Mads Emil Christensen
Denmark Kristoffer Knudsen
21–12, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Thailand International South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Malaysia Tan Chee Tean
Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai
18–21, 21–19, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Osaka International South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Indonesia Muhammad Rijal
Indonesia Vita Marissa
18–21, 21–17, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Romanian International South Korea Kim Hye-rin Turkey Ramazan Ozturk
Turkey Neslihan Kilic
21–16, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: SolGyu Choi". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  2. ^ "2011 Surabaya Cup Results". tournamentsoftware. Jakarta Badminton Association. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Malaysia International Youth - Choi Sol-gyu results". tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton Association of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Korea wins Sudirman Cup badminton final on Gold Coast". Gold Coast Bulletin. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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