Ko Sung-hyun

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고성현
Ko Sung-hyun
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Personal information
Country  South Korea
Born (1987-05-21) 21 May 1987 (age 30)[1]
Chungbuk, South Korea
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Handedness Right
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 1 (MD) 14 Nov 2013
1 (XD) 8 Dec 2016[1]
Current ranking 117 (MD) 1 (XD)[1] (8 Dec 2016)
BWF profile
Ko Sung-hyun
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Go Seong-hyeon
McCune–Reischauer Ko Sŏng-hyŏn

Ko Sung-hyun (고성현; Korean pronunciation: [ko.sʌŋ.ɦjʌŋ]; born May 21, 1987[2]) is an internationally elite badminton player from South Korea.

Ko Sung-hyun is a right-handed player who specializes in doubles events. His current partner in the men's doubles is Shin Baek-cheol. In the mixed doubles he is currently paired with Kim Ha-Na.

His best performances to date were at the 2010 Hong Kong Super Series where he won the men's doubles tournament with Yoo Yeong-seong[3] and at the 2010 Paris World Championships where they reached the round of sixteen.

In mixed doubles Ko Sung-hyun and Ha Jung-eun reached the semifinals at the 2010 World Championships where they claimed the bronze medal.[4]

In 2014, Ko won his first Superseries title in mixed doubles with Kim Ha-na at the 2014 Australian Super Series.[5] Ko and Shin Baek-cheol won gold in 2014 BWF World Championships by defeating the first seed and also their own teammates, Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong. [6]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Men's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Ballerup Super Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
22-20, 21-23, 21-18 Gold Gold
2011 Wembley Arena, London, England South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
22-24, 16-21 Silver Silver

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France South Korea Ha Jung-eun China Zheng Bo
China Ma Jin
21-15, 11-21, 16-21 Bronze Bronze

Badminton Asia Championships[edit]

Men's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Taipei Arena, Taipei, Chinese Taipei South Korea Lee Yong-dae South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
21-13, 22-20 Gold Gold
2009 Suwon Indoor Stadium, Suwon, South Korea South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
18-21, 24-26 Silver Silver

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
19-21, 11-21 Bronze Bronze
2013 Taipei Arena, Taipei, Chinese Taipei South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
22-20, 21-17 Gold Gold

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[7] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011,[8] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Japan Open South Korea Kim Gi-jung China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
12-21, 12-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Indonesia Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol China Fu Haifeng
China Zhang Nan
21–16, 16–21, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 China Masters South Korea Lee Yong-dae Japan Hiroyuki Endo
Japan Kenichi Hayakawa
25-23, 21-19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Singapore Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
15-21, 18-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Indonesia Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
14-21, 18-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 India Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae China Liu Xiaolong
China Qiu Zihan
20-22, 18-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Korea Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
19-21, 21-13, 21-10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 China Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
15-21, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 French Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Thailand Bodin Issara
Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
22-24, 21-17, 21-11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Singapore Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
20-22, 21-11, 6-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 India Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Thailand Bodin Issara
Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
17-21, 21-14, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 China Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
17-21, 13-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Hong Kong Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
21-19, 14-21, 23-21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 China Masters South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
14-21, 19-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Swiss Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Malaysia Koo Kien Keat
Malaysia Tan Boon Heong
21-18, 21-16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 French Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
16-21, 15-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Korea Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
21–14, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Japan Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
10-21, 15-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Indonesia Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
15-21, 21-16, 13-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Singapore Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
21–17, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Dubai World Super Series Finals South Korea Kim Ha-na England Chris Adcock
England Gabrielle Adcock
14-21, 17-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 French Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–10, 15–21, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Denmark Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
20–22, 21–18, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Australian Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
21–16, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 India Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
16-21, 21-18, 18-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 India Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
16-21, 13-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 All England South Korea Ha Jung-eun China He Hanbin
China Yu Yang
21-13, 15-21, 9-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

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.

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Jae-hwan Chinese Taipei Lee Jhe-huei
Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
21–19, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 New Zealand Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Ricky Karanda Suwardi
21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 German Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
20–22, 21–18, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Macau Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol Indonesia Berry Angriawan
Indonesia Rian Agung Saputro
22–20, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
21-16, 18-21, 19-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
18-21, 19-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
15-21, 21-18, 23-25 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Swiss Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae China Chai Biao
China Hong Wei
14-21, 21-18, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Syed Modi International South Korea Lee Yong-dae South Korea Kang Ji-wook
South Korea Lee Sang-joon
21-13, 21-19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Korea Masters South Korea Lee Yong-dae South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
21-12, 21-11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Korea Masters South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21-15, 24-22 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Macau Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong China Chai Biao
China Guo Zhendong
19-21, 19-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
23-21, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Canada Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae China Liu Xiaolong
China Qiu Zihan
21-18, 21-16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 U.S. Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae United States Howard Bach
United States Tony Gunawan
21-9, 21-19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Swiss Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21-17, 21-16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Korea Masters South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21-18, 18-21, 25-27 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Macau Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Alvent Yulianto Chandra
Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan
21-17, 21-15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Vietnam Open South Korea Kwon Yi-goo South Korea Cho Gun-woo
South Korea Kang Myeong-won
21-17, 21-12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Ha-na Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–19, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 German Open South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
21–19, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
19–21, 21–17, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
21–16, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 German Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Scotland Robert Blair
Scotland Imogen Bankier
15-21, 18-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Eom Hye-won Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
24-22, 16-21, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Tata Open India International South Korea Lee Yong-dae South Korea Cho Gun-woo
South Korea Kim Dae-eun
21-11, 21-10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Osaka International South Korea Kwon Yi-goo Japan Keishi Kawaguchi
Japan Naoki Kawamae
21-11, 21-16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "KO Sung Hyun Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "VICTOR│The Official Site – Players". Victorsport.com. August 15, 2009. 
  3. ^ "YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Super Series 2010 – Organization". tournamentsoftware.com. 
  4. ^ "YONEX BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2010 – Organization". tournamentsoftware.com. 
  5. ^ "The Star Australian Badminton Open 2014 – Day 6: Superseries Hat-trick for Lee/Yoo". bwfbadminton.org. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Review: Epic Battles in Ballerup". bwfbadminton.org. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. 
  8. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 

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