Li Yujia

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Li Yujia
Personal information
Birth name 李羽佳
Country  Singapore
Born (1983-01-18) 18 January 1983 (age 34)
Hubei, China
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Eng Hian
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 7 (WD) / 7 (XD)[1]
BWF profile

Li Yujia (Simplified Chinese: 李羽佳; born 18 January 1983) is Singapore's national badminton player who competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the women's and mixed doubles event.[2] Born in Hubei in 1983, she moved to Singapore at the age of 18 and is now a Singapore citizen. Partnered with Hendri Kurniawan Saputra in the mixed doubles and Jiang Yanmei in the women's doubles, she has gained recognition in the badminton scene for her agility, smashing skills and good looks.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Commonwealth Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Melbourne, Australia
Singapore Jiang Yanmei Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
17–21, 19–21 Silver Silver

Asian Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Bandaraya Stadium,
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thungthongkam
21–14, 19–21, 9–21 Bronze Bronze

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Wongchawalitkul University,
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Singapore Jiang Yanmei Indonesia Lilyana Natsir
Indonesia Vita Marissa
21–17, 13–21, 13–21 Bronze Bronze
2005 PhilSports Arena,
Metro Manila, Philippines
Singapore Jiang Yanmei Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
8–15, 12–15 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Wongchawalitkul University,
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra Indonesia Flandy Limpele
Indonesia Vita Marissa
18–21, 21–18, 9–21 Bronze Bronze
2005 PhilSports Arena,
Metro Manila, Philippines
Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Lilyana Natsir
8–15, 4–15 Bronze Bronze

World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Guangzhou, China China Zhao Tingting China Wei Yili
China Zhang Yawen
7–4, 2–7, 0–7, 1–7 Silver Silver

Asia Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium,
Kyoto, Japan
China Zhao Tingting China Zhang Yawen
China Wei Yili
3–15, 12–15 Silver Silver
1999 National Indoor Stadium – 1,
Yangon, Myanmar
China Wei Yili China Xie Xingfang
China Zhang Jiewen
9–15, 6–15 Silver Silver

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 sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 New Zealand Open Singapore Jiang Yanmei Malaysia Lim Pek Siah
Malaysia Joanne Quay Swee Ling
21–11, 19–21, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Bitburger Open Singapore Jiang Yanmei Indonesia Endang Nursugianti
Indonesia Rani Mundiasti
21–11, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Dutch Open Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra Denmark Rasmus Bonde Nissen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
16–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 New Zealand Open Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra Singapore Hendra Wijaya
Singapore Liu Fan Frances
21–11, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Bitburger Open Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra Poland Robert Mateusiak
Poland Nadieżda Kostiuczyk
24–22, 16–21, 8–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 China Masters Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra China Zhang Jun
China Gao Ling
7–15, 13–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

International Series/Satellite[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Cheers Asian Satellite Singapore Jiang Yanmei South Korea Ha Jung-eun
South Korea Kim Min-jung
15–3, 15–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Mauritius International Singapore Jiang Yanmei Hong Kong Louisa Koon Wai Chee
Hong Kong Li Wing Mui
12–15, 15–5, 15–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Croatian International Singapore Jiang Yanmei Singapore Xing Aiying
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
15–4, 15–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Iran Fajr International Singapore Jiang Yanmei Japan Yoshiko Iwata
Japan Miyuki Tai
15–4, 15–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 India Satellite Singapore Jiang Yanmei Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn
Thailand Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
15–9, 15–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Singapore Satellite Singapore Jiang Yanmei Malaysia Norhasikin Amin
Malaysia Fong Chew Yen
15–8, 15–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2001 Malaysia Satellite China Cheng Jiao Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
7–5, 8–6, 7–3 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Cheers Asian Satellite Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Ha Jung-eun
15–6, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Mauritius International Singapore Kendrick Lee Yen Hui Singapore Denny Setiawan
Singapore Frances Liu Fan
15–6, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 India Satellite Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra Thailand Nuttaphon Narkthong
Thailand Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
15–4, 15–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Singapore Satellite Singapore Hendri Kurniawan Saputra Thailand Nuttaphon Narkthong
Thailand Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
17–14, 15–2 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

References[edit]

  1. ^ BWF World Ranking Archived 2007-10-29 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Li Yujia". Singapore National Olympic Council. Retrieved 7 September 2017. 
  3. ^ "Players: Yujia Li". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 7 September 2017. 

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