Eom Hye-won

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Eom Hye-won
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1991-09-08) 8 September 1991 (age 27)
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking5 (WD 19 September 2013)
12 (XD 29 September 2016)
Current ranking470 (WD), 63 (XD) (13 August 2019)
BWF profile
Eom Hye-won
Hangul
엄혜원
Hanja
嚴惠媛
Revised RomanizationEom Hyewon
McCune–ReischauerŎm Hyewŏn

Eom Hye-won (Korean엄혜원; born 8 September 1991) is a South Korean badminton player who specializes in doubles.[1] She became national representatives since 2004, and was selected to join the national team in 2008. As a member of Korea National Sport University team, she awarded as the 2011 best player by the Badminton Korea Association.[2]

Career[edit]

In 2008, she won a bronze medal at the World Junior Championships in the mixed doubles event partnered with Kim Gi-jung.[3] She came to international prominence playing women's doubles with Jang Ye-na, with whom she reached the finals of the 2013 BWF World Championships, but Badminton Korea Association decided to let her concentrate on playing mixed doubles for the subsequent Asian Games, in Incheon, Korea.

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tianhe Sports Center,
Guangzhou, China
South Korea Jang Ye-na China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
14–21, 21–18, 8–21 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tianhe Sports Center,
Guangzhou, China
South Korea Shin Baek-cheol China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
15–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Qingdao Sports Centre Conson Stadium,
Qingdao, China
South Korea Kang Ji-wook China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
14–21, 12–21 Bronze Bronze

Summer Universiade[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Gymnasium of SZIIT,
Shenzen, China
South Korea Chang Ye-na Chinese Taipei Pai Hsiao-ma
Chinese Taipei Cheng Shao-chieh
21–11, 21–14 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Gymnasium of SZIIT,
Shenzen, China
South Korea Shin Baek-choel Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Pei-chen
15–21, 21–11, 21–19 Gold Gold

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Badminton Hall Shree Shiv Chhatrapati,
Pune, India
South Korea Kim Gi-jung China Chai Biao
China Xie Jing
13–21, 19–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
South Korea Kim Gi-jung China Zhang Nan
China Lu Lu
21–14, 15–21, 22–24 Silver Silver

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Akita Masters Super 100 South Korea Ko Sung-hyun Japan Kyohei Yamashita
Japan Naru Shinoya
21–10, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Canada Open Super 100 South Korea Ko Sung-hyun China Guo Xinwa
China Zhang Shuxian
21–19, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Ko Sung-hyun South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–12, 15–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels, the Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2011,[7] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
25–23, 14–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 China Masters South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
18–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Singapore Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
12–21, 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, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the BWF since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Korea Masters South Korea Jang Ye-na South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–13, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Macau Open South Korea Jang Ye-na South Korea Choi Hye-in
South Korea Kim So-young
21–18, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Indonesian Masters South Korea Jang Ye-na Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
12–21,21–12, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Korea Masters South Korea Jang Ye-na Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
Singapore Yao Lei
21–15, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Macau Open South Korea Jang Ye-na South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
4–8 Retired 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Yoo Hyun-young
16–21, 21–18, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Mexico City Grand Prix South Korea Choi Sol-gyu 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 Choi Sol-gyu Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
21–12, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Macau Open South Korea Choi Sol-gyu 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 Choi Sol-gyu Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–19, 17–21, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Jang Ye-na
20–22, 21–12, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Baek-choel South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
South Korea Jang Ye-na
11–21, 21–18, 25–23 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Ko Sung-hyun Indonesia Tantowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
24–22, 16–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Korea Masters South Korea Choi Young-woo South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
South Korea Kim Min-jung
15–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Osaka International South Korea Kim Duck-young China Liu Yuchen
China Huang Dongping
21–17, 16–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Eom Hye Won". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  2. ^ "엄혜원, 대한배드민턴협회 2011 최우수선수 선정" (in Korean). 배드민턴타임즈. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  3. ^ "India, Singapore create history in BWF Junior Championships 2008". en.olympic.cn. Chinese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  7. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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