Kim Ha-na

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Kim Ha-na
김하나
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Jung Kyung-eun - Kim Ha-na — Reika Kakiiwa - Miyuki Maeda 09.jpg
Kim Ha-na at the 2013 French Super Series
Personal information
Birth name Kim Ha-na
Country  South Korea
Born (1989-12-17) December 17, 1989 (age 26)
Jeju, South Korea[1]
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Handedness Right
Highest ranking 3 (14 April 2016[1])
Current ranking 3 (14 April 2016[1])
BWF profile
This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.

Kim Ha-na (born 17 December 1989) is a South Korean badminton player. She has won her first title at the India Open in the women's doubles event in April 2012.[2] She competed at the 2014 Asian Games.[3]

Sport career[edit]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Kim and her partner Jung Kyung-eun, along with Ha Jung-eun, Kim Min-jung, Wang Xiaoli, Yu Yang, Meiliana Jauhari and Greysia Polii were disqualified from the competition because their efforts were not focused on winning their matches, and their conduct was in a way that was harmful and violent to the sport.[4] They were also accused of trying to lose in order to manipulate the draw.[4] Kim and her partner Jung Kyung-eun played against China's Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang.[5] South Korea filed an appeal to the Badminton World Federation at the Olympics, but it was rejected.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "KIM Ha Na Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 17 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "South Korea's Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na". BBC.Com.UK. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  3. ^ "KIM Hana". Incheon 2014 official website. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "Olympics badminton: Eight women disqualified from doubles". BBC.Com.UK. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  5. ^ "Reports: Eight Badminton Players Tossed Out Of Olympics". NPR.Org. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 

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