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 25)
Daegu, South Korea
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Handedness Right
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 4 (WD) 28 August 2014
20 (XD) 10 July 2014
Current ranking 46 (WD)
391 (XD) (8 December 2016)
BWF profile
Kim So-yeong
Hangul
Hanja [1]
Revised Romanization Gim Soyeong
McCune–Reischauer Kim Soyǒng

Kim So-yeong (born 9 July 1992) is a female South Korean badminton player.[2] She attends the University of Incheon.[1] She competed at the 2014 Asian Games.[3]

Achievements[edit]

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 Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
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. ^ a b 김소영 (金昭映). Korea Sports Council & Korean Olympic Committee
  2. ^ "Players: Kim So Yeong". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "KIM Soyeong". Incheon 2014 official website. Archived from the original on 2 October 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2015.