Huang Hua (badminton)

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Huang Hua
Personal information
Country  China
Born (1969-11-16) November 16, 1969 (age 47)
Guangxi, China
Height 171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Women's singles
Highest ranking 1
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Huang.

Huang Hua (Chinese: 黄华; born November 16, 1969) is a Chinese female badminton player who won major international titles in the early 1990s.

Career[edit]

Olympic medal record
Women's Badminton
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Singles
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1989 Jakarta Women's Singles
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1991 Macau Women's singles
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1990 Beijing Women's Team
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Beijing Women's Singles
Asian Badminton Championships
Silver medal – second place 1988 Bandar Lampung Women's Singles
Uber Cup
Gold medal – first place 1990 Tokyo Team
Gold medal – first place 1992 Kuala Lumpur Team

Huang and her contemporary Tang Jiuhong were the leading Chinese singles players between the era of Han Aiping and Li Lingwei (most of the 1980s) and the era of Ye Zhaoying (mid to late 1990s). She played for Chinese Uber Cup (women's international) teams that won world team championships in 1990 and 1992. Her singles titles included the Swedish (1990), Thailand (1990), Malaysia (1990, 1992), Korea (1991), Singapore (1991), Japan (1990, 1991), and China (1991) Opens. She was a runner-up in the 1989 World Championships[1] and in the prestigious All-England Championships in 1990.[2] Huang won the 1991 Badminton World Cup[3] held in Macau and was a bronze medalist in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, losing in the semifinal to the eventual winner, Indonesia's formidable Susi Susanti.

She became a citizen of Indonesia after marrying the Indonesian businessman Tjandra Budi in 1993 and lived in Klaten, Central Java.

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