Liu Lu (badminton)

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Liu Lu
刘璐
Personal information
Country China
Born (1977-03-19) 19 March 1977 (age 42)
Yichang, Hubei, China[1]
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
HandednessRight
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking4 (WD January 1998)
BWF profile

Liu Lu (Chinese: 刘璐; pinyin: Liú Lù; born 19 March 1977) was a former Chinese badminton player.[2] She was part of the national team that clinched a Uber Cup in 1998 Hong Kong.[3] In the individual events, she participated at the 1994 World Junior Championships clinched a gold medal in the girls' doubles event partnered with Yao Jie.[4] Teamed-up with Qian Hong, she won the women's doubles title at the 1996 Scottish Open and 1997 Swedish Open. Liu also won a gold and a silver medals at the 1997 Asian Championships in the mixed doubles event with Zhang Jun, and in the women's doubles with Qian respectively. Liu and Qian also settled for a bronze medal at the 1997 World Championships. In January 1998, she was recorded as women's doubles world No. 4 in the IBF world ranking.[3]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Scotstoun Centre, Glasgow, Scotland China Qian Hong China Ge Fei
China Gu Jun
3–15, 3–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia China Qian Hong China Liu Zhong
China Huang Nanyan
15–12, 14–17, 6–15 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia China Zhang Jun China Yang Ming
China Qian Hong
15–12, 17–16, 15–0 Gold Gold

World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
China Yao Jie China Wang Li
China Qian Hong
17–16, 7–15, 15–7 Gold Gold

IBF World Grand Prix[edit]

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Hong Kong Open China Qian Hong China Chen Lin
China Jiang Xuelian
4–15, 11–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Hong Kong Open China Qian Hong South Korea Chung Jae-hee
South Korea Ra Kyung-min
7–15, 12–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Malaysia Open China Qian Hong China Ge Fei
China Gu Jun
7–15, 1–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Swedish Open China Qian Hong England Julie Bradbury
England Donna Kellogg
15–11, 17–18, 15–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 Malaysia Open China Qian Hong Denmark Lisbeth Stuer-Lauridsen
Denmark Marlene Thomsen
15–10, 15–17, 15–17 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Scottish Open China Qian Hong England Joanne Goode
England Gillian Gowers
8–15, 15–3, 15–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

References[edit]

  1. ^ "刘璐 Liu Lu" (in Chinese). Badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Players: Liu Lu". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "刘璐(Liu Lu)" (in Chinese). CCTV. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  4. ^ "历届世界青年羽毛球锦标赛" (in Chinese). Sina Corp. 15 October 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2019.

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