Kevin Han

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Kevin Han
Medal record
Men's Badminton
Representing  United States
Pan American Games
Bronze medal – third place Mar del Plata 1995 Singles
Silver medal – second place Mar del Plata 1995 Doubles
Gold medal – first place Winnipeg 1999 Singles
Gold medal – first place Santo Domingo 2003 Doubles
Pan Am Badminton Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Calgary Singles
Gold medal – first place 1997 Calgary Doubles
Gold medal – first place 2001 Lima Singles
Gold medal – first place 2001 Lima Doubles

Kevin Qi Han (born November 25, 1972) is a Chinese American badminton player who won the bronze medal in the inaugural men's singles competition at the 1995 Pan American Games, followed by the gold medal four years later in Winnipeg, Canada.

Career[edit]

Olympics[edit]

Han competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Howard Bach. They defeated Dorian James and Stewart Carson of South Africa in the first round, then were defeated in the round of 16 by Jens Eriksen and Martin Lundgaard Hansen of Denmark.

Pan Am Games[edit]

Kevin Han won a bronze medal, a silver medal and two gold medals at the Pan American Games. In 1995 he won bronze in the inaugural men's singles competition at the 1995 Pan American Games, followed by silver medal in men's doubles with partner Thomas Reidy losing the 1995 Pan Am Games final to Canadians Anil Kaul & Iain Sydie. He finally won a gold medal at the 1999 Pan American Games in men's singles, beating Canadian Stuart Arthur in the final and also a gold medal in men's doubles with partner Howard Bach at the 2003 Pan American Games beating the pair from Guatemala Pedro Alejandro Yang and Erick Anguiano in the final.

Pan Am Badminton Championships[edit]

Kevin Han won gold in both singles and doubles at two Pan Am Badminton Championships in Calgary 1997 and Lima 2001.

National Championships[edit]

Kevin Han was first place in seven singles and three doubles U.S. National Badminton Championships. In the 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 & 2002 he took the U.S. National Men's singles titles and in 1996 & 1997 (with Tom Reidy), and in 1999 (with Alex Liang) and also in 2001, 2002 & 2004 (with Howard Bach) he took the Men's doubles U.S. National badminton titles.

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