Guo Zhendong

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Guo Zhendong
郭振东
Personal information
Country China
Born (1984-08-04) 4 August 1984 (age 34)
Shashi, Jingzhou, Hubei, China
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's doubles
Highest ranking3 (8 July 2010)
BWF profile

Guo Zhendong (Chinese: 郭振东; pinyin: Guō Zhèndōng; born 4 August 1984) is a badminton player from China.[1] As of July 2010, he (along with his partner Xu Chen) was ranked within the top 10 male badminton doubles teams in the world.[2] He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.

Career[edit]

A men's doubles specialist, Guo has played on the world circuit since 2005, mainly in partnership with Xie Zhongbo. They have won the 2004 Polish Open, the 2005 China Masters and the 2008 India Open titles together, and Guo won the Austrian International title in 2007 with He Hanbin. Guo and Xie were quarterfinalists at the 2007 BWF World Championships. At the 2008 Olympics in Beijing they lost a tight round of 16 duel to the eventual gold medalists, Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia. Guo is a member of China's world champion Thomas Cup (men's international) team.

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France China Xu Chen Malaysia Koo Kien Keat
Malaysia Tan Boon Heong
14–21, 18–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Qingdao Sports Centre Conson Stadium,
Qingdao, China
China Chai Biao South Korea Kim Ki-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
17–21, 9–21 Bronze Bronze
2011 Sichuan Gymnasium,
Chengdu, China
China Chai Biao Japan Hirokatsu Hashimoto
Japan Noriyasu Hirata
14–21, 19–21 Bronze Bronze

World Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Pretoria Showgrounds,
Pretoria, South Africa
China Yu Yang China Cao Chen
China Rong Lu
11–2, 11–1 Gold Gold

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[3] 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,[4] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 World Superseries Finals China Chai Biao Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
23–25, 7–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Indonesia Open China Chai Biao China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
13–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Malaysia Open China Chai Biao Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Jonas Rasmussen
21–16, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Malaysia Open China Xu Chen Malaysia Koo Kean Keat
Malaysia Tan Boon Heong
15–21, 21–17, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 China Masters China Xu Chen China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
Walkover 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 China Open China Xie Zhongbo Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
12–21, 19–21 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 BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Macau Open China Chai Biao South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
21–19, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Thailand Open China Xie Zhongbo China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
17–21, Retired 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 India Open China Xie Zhongbo Malaysia Chan Chong Ming
Malaysia Chew Choon Eng
19–21, 21–14, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Philippines Open China Xie Zhongbo Malaysia Koo Kien Keat
Malaysia Tan Boon Heong
8–21, 24–26 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Macau Open China Zheng Bo China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
12–21, 21–9, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 China Masters China Xie Zhongbo Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
Malaysia Lee Wan Wah
15–10, 15–4 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2001 China International China Guo Jianhua 3–15, 8–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Austrian International China He Hanbin Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Alexandr Nikolaenko
21–15, 19–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Polish International China Xie Zhongbo Poland Michał Łogosz
Poland Robert Mateusiak
8–15, 17–14, 17–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     IBF/BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "郭振东" (in Chinese). Tencent. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  2. ^ "《羽毛球》封面:郭振东/徐晨飞奔在共同的梦想之旅" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  4. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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