Son Wan Ho at the spring team event in 2015, held in Hwacheon
17 May 1988 |
Changwon, South Korea
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||143 lb (65 kg)|
|Career record||248 wins, 137 losses|
|Highest ranking||1 (May 25, 2017)|
|Current ranking||2 (June 1, 2017)|
|Updated on 13 December 2016.|
|Revised Romanization||Son Wan-ho|
Son Wan-ho (Hangul: 손완호; Korean pronunciation: [so.nwan.ɦo] or [son] [wan.ɦo]; born 17 May 1988, in Changwon) is a South Korean badminton player. He competed in the singles event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics,but was defeated by Chen Long from China in quarter-finals. He plays primarily defensively, and began playing badminton after a teacher suggested it to him in elementary school. He holds a bachelor's degree from Inha University in Incheon, South Korea. In 2017, he helped the Korean national team to reach the final at the Sudirman Cup and won that tournament.
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.
|2016||Denmark Open||Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk||13-21, 21-23||Runner-up|
|2016||Korea Open||Qiao Bin||11-21, 23-21, 7-21||Runner-up|
|2016||Singapore Open||Sony Dwi Kuncoro||16-21, 21-13, 14-21||Runner-up|
|2014||Hong Kong Open||Chen Long||21–19, 21–16||Winner|
|2014||Denmark Open||Chen Long||19-21, 22-24||Runner-up|
|2012||China Masters||Wang Zhengming||21-11, 14-21, 22-24||Runner-up|
|2012||India Open||Lee Chong Wei||21-18, 14-21, 21-19||Winner|
BWF Grand Prix
|2016||Korea Masters||Liew Daren||21–13, 21–16||Winner|
|2013||Vietnam Open||Tan Chun Seang||21-14, 21-9||Winner|
|2013||Macau Open||Hsueh Hsuan-yi||21-11, 21-15||Winner|
|2013||Chinese Taipei Open||Nguyễn Tiến Minh||19-21, 21-9, 21-18||Winner|
|2011||Korea Masters||Lee Hyun-il||18-21, 16-21||Runner-up|
|2010||Chinese Taipei Open||Simon Santoso||14-21, 11-21||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/Series
|2009||Osaka International||Lee Cheol-ho||21-19, 11-21, 11-21||Runner-up|
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- London 2012 profile
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