Soo Beng Kiang

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Soo Beng Kiang
Personal information
Country Malaysia
Born (1968-03-19) 19 March 1968 (age 51)
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb; 9.6 st)
Years active1986-1996
HandednessLeft
EventMen's & Mixed doubles
BWF profile

Soo Beng Kiang KMN BSD (born 19 March 1968) is a former male badminton player from Malaysia.

Career[edit]

He had played with different pairs such as Cheah Soon Kit (1990–1994) and Tan Kim Her (1995-1996).

Beng Kiang competed in badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with Tan Kim Her. They defeated the no.3 seeds Rudy Gunawan and Bambang Suprianto of Indonesia in the last 16. In the semi-final, they lost to the eventual gold medallist, Rexy Mainaky and Ricky Subagja of Indonesia. In the bronze medal match, the duo lost hard-fought match also to the Indonesian pair, Antonius Ariantho and Denny Kantono.

Achievements[edit]

Finals: 8 (6 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1991 Swedish Open Cheah Soon Kit Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Thomas Lund
18–14, 15–7
Runner-up 1991 Thailand Open Cheah Soon Kit Indonesia Eddy Hartono
Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
3–15, 11–15
Winner 1992 World Cup Cheah Soon Kit Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
15–10, 15–11
Winner 1992 US Open Cheah Soon Kit Denmark Thomas Lund
Sweden Jens Olsson
15–9, 15–11
Winner 1992 Malaysia Open Cheah Soon Kit China Chen Kang
China Chen Hongyong
15–12, 15–7
Winner 1993 Dutch Open Cheah Soon Kit China Jiang Xin
China Yu Qi
15–4, 17–14
Runner-up 1993 World Championships Cheah Soon Kit Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
11–15, 3–15
Winner 1994 World Cup Cheah Soon Kit Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
Indonesia Bambang Suprianto
18–13, 2–15, 17–16

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".
  2. ^ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".

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