Lee Dong-keun (badminton)

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Lee Dong-keun
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1990-11-20) 20 November 1990 (age 28)
Seoul, South Korea
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking16 (29 September 2016)
Current ranking33 (23 August 2018)
BWF profile
Lee Dong-keun
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationI Dong-geun
McCune–ReischauerRi Tong-gŭn

Lee Dong-keun (Hangul: 이동근; Korean pronunciation: [i.doŋ.ɡɯn] or [i] [toŋ.ɡɯn]; born 20 November 1990) is a Korean badminton player specializing in men's singles.[1] He won his first international senior title at the 2011 Vietnam International tournament.[2] In 2016, Lee represented his country compete at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[3]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Badminton Hall Shree Shiv Chhatrapati, Pune, India China Gao Huan 21–15, 14–21, 13–21 Bronze Bronze

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]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 U.S. Open Super 300 Netherlands Mark Caljouw 14–21, 21–17, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Mexico City Grand Prix Thailand Pannawit Thongnuam 19–21, 21–13, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Korea Masters South Korea Lee Hyun-il 17–21, 21–14, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Korea Masters South Korea Lee Hyun-il 21–18, 24–22 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Korea Masters Thailand Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21–17, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Vietnam International Singapore Ashton Chen Yong Zhao 18–21, 21–17, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Lee Dong Keun". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  2. ^ "2011 베트남 하노이국제챌린지대회 2개부분 우승" (in Korean). 배드민턴데일리. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Dong Keun Lee". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  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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