Kim So-yeong

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Kim So-yeong
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Kim Ki-jung - Kim So-young — Praveen Jordan - Vita Marissa 23.jpg
Kim So-young at the 2013 French Super Series
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1992-07-09) 9 July 1992 (age 26)
Daegu, South Korea
ResidenceIncheon, South Korea
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking4 (WD 28 August 2014)
20 (XD 10 July 2014)
Current ranking30 (WD), 173 (XD) (30 April 2019)
BWF profile
Kim So-yeong
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGim Soyeong
McCune–ReischauerKim Soyǒng

Kim So-yeong (Hangul: 김소영; born 9 July 1992) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] Kim who attends the University of Incheon was the triple crowns at the 2013 Summer Universiade, by winning the gold medals in the women's doubles, mixed doubles and team event.[2] She competed at the 2014 Asian Games, clinched the silver medal in the women's team event.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
South Korea Kong Hee-yong Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
17–21, 22–20, 14–21 Bronze Bronze

Summer Universiade[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
South Korea Chang Ye-na China Luo Yu
China Tian Qing
27–25, 15–21, 23–21 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
South Korea Kim Gi-jung China Liu Cheng
China Tian Qing
22–20, 21–14 Gold Gold

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]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 New Zealand Open Super 300 South Korea Kong Hee-yong Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21–15, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Spain Masters Super 300 South Korea Kong Hee-yong Japan Nami Matsuyama
Japan Chiharu Shida
23–21, 15–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Indonesia Masters Super 500 South Korea Kong Hee-yong Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
19–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 U.S. Open Super 300 South Korea Kim Hye-jeong China Tang Jinhua
China Yu Xiaohan
21–18, 13–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Masters South Korea Kong Hee-yong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
18–21, 21–23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Chae Yoo-jung South Korea Kim Hye-rin
South Korea Yoo Hae-won
21–12, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Korea Masters South Korea Chae Yoo-jung South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
14–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Indonesian Masters South Korea Chae Yoo-jung Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul
Thailand Rawinda Prajongjai
21–18, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Korea Masters South Korea Jang Ye-na South Korea Go Ah-ra
South Korea Yoo Hae-won
21–15, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Macau Open South Korea Choi Hye-in South Korea Eom Hye-won
South Korea Jang Ye-na
18–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Osaka International South Korea Yoo Hae-won Japan Ayako Sakuramoto
Japan Yukiko Takahata
16–21, 21–17, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Kim So Yeong". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  2. ^ "존박 돌발행동, 김소영-서우리 때문에 차량 난입" (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  3. ^ "KIM Soyeong". Incheon 2014 official website. Archived from the original on 2 October 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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