Lee Jae-jin (badminton)

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Lee Jae-jin
LEE Jae-jin.jpg
Lee Jae-jin in 2012
Personal information
Birth name이재진
Country South Korea
Born (1983-01-26) January 26, 1983 (age 36)
Miryang, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb; 11.5 st)
Years active1999 - 2015
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Current ranking11 (September 25, 2008)
BWF profile
Lee Jae-jin
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationI Jaejin
McCune–ReischauerI Chaejin

Lee Jae-jin (Hangul: 이재진; Korean pronunciation: [i.dʑɛ̝.dʑin]; born 26 January 1983) is a badminton player from South Korea.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2003, he won the Hungarian International tournament in the mixed doubles event, and at the Norwegian International he won doubles title in the men's and mixed doubles event. In 2005, he won the mixed doubles title at the Korea, German, Thailand, and Malaysia Open with Lee Hyo-jung. In Thailand, he also won the men's doubles title with Jung Jae-sung.[2]

Lee played at the 2007 BWF World Championships in men's doubles with Hwang Ji-man. They were seeded 10 and were defeated in the third round by Candra Wijaya and Tony Gunawan, 21-17, 21-16.

In Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, Lee and his partner Hwang won their first bronze medal after upsetting Choong Tan Fook/Lee Wan Wah in the first round and Tadashi Ohtsuka/Keita Masuda in the quarter-final, but were defeated by Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng of China in the semi-final. Nevertheless, in the bronze medal match, Lee and Hwang subdued Danish pair Lars Paaske and Jonas Rasmussen.[3]

In 2011, Lee was back in the Korean mainstream press after won the pro match at the national pro-boxing New King Challenge.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium,
Beijing, China
South Korea Hwang Ji-man Denmark Lars Paaske
Denmark Jonas Rasmussen
13–21, 21–18, 21–17 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Bandaraya Stadium,
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
South Korea Hwang Ji-man Indonesia Candra Wijaya
Indonesia Nova Widianto
15–21, 21–19, 17–21 Bronze Bronze
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
South Korea Jung Jae-sung Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
11–15, 7–15 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thungthongkam
11–15, 17–14, 10–15 Silver Silver

World Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Tianhe Gymnasium,
Guangzhou, China
South Korea Hwang Yu-mi China Zheng Bo
China Wei Yili
4–7, 4–7, 0–7 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
South Korea Hwang Ji-man Thailand Adisak Wiriyapadungpong
Thailand Songphon Anugritayawon
17–15, 15–1 Gold Gold
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium,
Kyoto, Japan
South Korea Jung Jae-sung China Sang Yang
China Zheng Bo
16–17, 15–11, 12–15 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
South Korea Hwang Yu-mi South Korea Hwang Ji-man
South Korea Bae Seung-hee
15–7, 15–12 Gold Gold
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium,
Kyoto, Japan
South Korea Hwang Yu-mi China Sang Yang
China Zhang Yawen
8–15, 17–14, 14–17 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, 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, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 All England Open South Korea Hwang Ji-man South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
22–20, 19–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Korea Open South Korea Hwang Ji-man South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
16–21, 15–21 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 level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 German Open South Korea Hwang Ji-man South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21–13, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Thailand Open South Korea Hwang Ji-man South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21–19, 19–21, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 German Open South Korea Hwang Ji-man South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21–18, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Korea Open South Korea Hwang Ji-man United States Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
18–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Thailand Open South Korea Hwang Ji-man South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
Walkover 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Thailand Open South Korea Jung Jae-sung Denmark Lars Paaske
Denmark Jonas Rasmussen
15–11, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
21–17, 21–23, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 China Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung England Nathan Robertson
England Gail Emms
10–15, 10–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Malaysia Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Chen Qiqiu
China Zhao Tingting
15–12, 15–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Thailand Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Denmark Thomas Laybourn
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
15–12, 15–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 German Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung England Nathan Robertson
England Gail Emms
15–12, 17–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Korea Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Denmark Jens Eriksen
Denmark Mette Schjoldager
17–14, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Singapore International South Korea Heo Hoon-hoi Singapore Chayut Triyachart
Singapore Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
20–22, 21–18, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Norwegian International South Korea Hwang Ji-man England David Lindley
England Kristian Roebuck
15–10, 15–2 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Hungarian International South Korea Hwang Ji-man South Korea Jeon Jun-bum
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
15–12, 15–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Indonesia International South Korea Yoo Hyun-young Indonesia Tri Kusmawardana
Indonesia Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
19–21, 21–13, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Singapore International South Korea Kim Jin-ock South Korea Heo Hoon-hoi
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
21–19, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Korean International South Korea Kim Jin-ock South Korea Hwang Ji-man
South Korea Hwang Yu-mi
15–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Malaysia Satellite South Korea Kim Jin-ah Malaysia Gan Teik Chai
Malaysia Fong Chew Yen
15–7, 8–15, 3–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Norwegian International South Korea Lee Eun-woo England Kristian Roebuck
England Liza Parker
17–16, 15–2 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lee Jae-Jin". Sports Reference. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "선수소개 이재진" (in Korean). Amway. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Hwang Jiman and Lee Jaejin drop to their knees in celebration". ABC Online. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Lee Jae Jin wins by…TKO?". Badzine.net. Retrieved 1 January 2018.

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