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Lee Kyung-won
Personal information
Birth name 이경원
Country  South Korea
Born (1980-01-21) 21 January 1980 (age 38)
Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Handedness Right
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 4 (WD) (14 January 2010)
Current ranking Retired
BWF profile
Lee Kyung-won
Hangul 이경원
Hanja 李敬元
Revised Romanization I Gyeong-won
McCune–Reischauer Yi Kyŏng'wŏn

Lee Kyung-won (Hangul: 이경원, Hanja: 李敬元; Korean pronunciation: [i.ɡjʌŋ.wʌn]; born 21 January 1980 in Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do) is a badminton player from South Korea.[1] Lee was the women's doubles gold medallist at the 2002 Asian Games.[2] She competed at the Olympic Games in 2000, 2004, and 2008, winning women's doubles bronze in 2004, and silver in 2008.[3][4] She captured the women's doubles gold at the Asian Championships in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Lee educated at the Sungji Girls' Middle School, Sungji Girls' High School, and graduated from the Yong In University.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium,
Beijing, China
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Du Jing
China Yu Yang
15–21, 13–21 Silver Silver
2004 Goudi Olympic Hall,
Athens, Greece
South Korea Ra Kyung-min China Wei Yili
China Zhao Tingting
10–15, 15–9, 15–7 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Arrowhead Pond,
Anaheim, United States
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
4–15, 3–15 Bronze Bronze
2001 Palacio de Deportes de San Pablo,
Seville, Spain
South Korea Ra Kyung-min China Zhang Jiewen
China Wei Yili
11–15, 3–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Tianhe Gymnasium,
Guangzhou, China
South Korea Ha Jung-eun China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
17–21, 14–21 Bronze Bronze
2006 Aspire Hall 3,
Doha, Qatar
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
16–21, 12–21 Bronze Bronze
2002 Gangseo Gymnasium,
Busan, South Korea
South Korea Ra Kyung-min China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
11–8, 11–7 Gold Gold

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2000 Senayan Indoor Stadium,
Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesia Ellen Angelina 0–11, 4–11 Bronze Bronze

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Suwon Indoor Stadium,
Suwon, South Korea
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Ma Jin
China Wang Xiaoli
11–21, 18–21 Silver Silver
2008 Bandaraya Stadium,
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
18–21, 5–21 Bronze Bronze
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Japan Kumiko Ogura
Japan Reiko Shiota
15–13, 8–15, 15–5 Gold Gold
2004 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Du Jing
China Yu Yang
6–15, 15–11, 15–7 Gold Gold
2003 Senayan Indoor Stadium,
Jakarta, Indonesia
South Korea Ra Kyung-min South Korea Hwang Yu-mi
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
15–9, 15–7 Gold Gold
2000 Senayan Indoor Stadium,
Jakarta, Indonesia
South Korea Chung Jae-hee Indonesia Eti Tantri
Indonesia Minarti Timur
12–15, 15–9, 13–15 Bronze Bronze

East Asian Games[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Busan, South Korea South Korea Yoo Yong-sung
Bronze Bronze

World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1996 Silkeborg Hallerne,
Silkeborg, Denmark
India Aparna Popat 11–4, 5–11, 3–11 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[5] 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,[6] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Swiss Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Du Jing
China Yu Yang
11–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Korea Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
19–21, 8–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Malaysia Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
21–15, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 All England Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Du Jing
China Yu Yang
12–21, 21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Denmark Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
21–12, 19–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Swiss Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Zhao Tingting
China Yang Wei
15–21, 10–21 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. The World Badminton Grand Prix has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Yoo Hyun-young South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
South Korea Kim Min-jung
14–21, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Australian Open South Korea Kim Min-seo South Korea Kang Hae-won
South Korea Seo Yoon-hee
21–17, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 German Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Japan Miyuki Maeda
Japan Satoko Suetsuna
21–17, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Macau Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
15–21, 7–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Thailand Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Thailand Saralee Thungthongkam
Thailand Sathinee Chankrachangwong
21–18, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Macau Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
21–17, 14–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
21–18, 9–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Indonesia Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
15–4, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Thailand Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Zhang Dan
China Zhang Yawen
9–15, 15–11, 15–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Swiss Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
15–8, 15–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Korea Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung England Gail Emms
England Donna Kellogg
Walkover 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Japan Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min China Zhao Tingting
China Wei Yili
15–6, 5–15, 15–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Korea Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
8–15, 15–9, 6–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min South Korea Hwang Yu-mi
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
15–9, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 German Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
15–6, 15–17, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Dutch Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min South Korea Hwang Yu-mi
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
15–4, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Korea Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min Denmark Ann-Lou Jørgensen
Denmark Rikke Olsen
11–5, 11–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Japan Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
7–5, 1–7, 7–2, 6–8, 7–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Swiss Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min England Gail Emms
Netherlands Lotte Jonathans
7–1, 7–1, 7–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2001 Swiss Open South Korea Ra Kyung-min Denmark Helene Kirkegaard
Denmark Rikke Olsen
7–3, 8–6, 2–7, 7–4 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Dutch Open South Korea Kim Dong-moon South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Hwang Yu-mi
11–9, 11–2 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series/Satellite[edit]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1996 French Open Sweden Marina Andrievskaya 6–11, 3–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Korea International South Korea Lee Hyo-jung South Korea Yoo Hyun-young
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
19–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Malaysia Satellite South Korea Jung Yeon-kyung South Korea Chung Jae-hee
South Korea Yim Kyung-jin
2–11, 11–3, 8–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Malaysia Satellite South Korea Ha Tae-kwon Indonesia Robby Istanta
Indonesia Tetty Yunita
11–6, 11–0 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "프로필 배드민턴 동메달 라경민-이경원" (in Korean). The Hankyoreh. Retrieved 19 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "(배드민턴) 이경원-나경민 '金 스매싱'" (in Korean). Korea Economic Daily. Retrieved 19 January 2018. 
  3. ^ "Kyung-Won Lee". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 19 January 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "'최선'의 참모습을 보여준 이경원은 누구?" (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 19 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. 
  6. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 

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