Wang Chen (badminton)

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Wang Chen
Personal information
Birth name 王晨
Country  Hong Kong
Born (1976-06-21) June 21, 1976 (age 40)
Shanghai
Handedness Right
Women's Singles
Current ranking 5 (November 1, 2007)
BWF profile
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wong.

Wang Chen (Chinese: 王晨; pinyin: Wáng Chén; Jyutping: wong4 san4; born 21 June 1976 in Shanghai) is a badminton player from Hong Kong.

She is married to the Chinese badminton player Zheng Yumin.

Career[edit]

1994[edit]

Wang won the gold medal at the BWF World Junior Championships in women's singles.

1996[edit]

She won the gold medal at the 1996 Thailand Open in women's singles. She was also on the losing national team against a strong Indonesian squad in Uber Cup that year.

1997[edit]

She won the gold medal at the 1997 Thailand Open in women's singles.

2002[edit]

She won the gold medal at the 2002 Chinese Taipei Open in women's singles.

2003[edit]

She won the gold medal at the 2003 Badminton Asia Championships in women's singles.

2004 Summer Olympics[edit]

Wang played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics. In women's singles, she defeated Lorena Blanco of Peru and Yao Jie of the Netherlands in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Wang lost to Zhang Ning of the People's Republic of China 9-11, 11-6, 11-7.

2005[edit]

She won the gold medal at the 2005 Indonesia Open and Badminton Asia Championships in women's singles.

2006[edit]

She won the gold medal at the 2006 Asian Games and Badminton Asia Championships in women's singles.

2007[edit]

In 2007, she played at the World Championships and won the silver medal. She was defeated in the final by Zhu Lin, of China, 8-21, 12-21

2008 Summer Olympics[edit]

Wang competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She was seeded fourth going into the competition. She defeated Eva Sládeková of Slovakia, 21-7, 21-7 to advance to the third round. There she lost to Saina Nehwal of India, 19-21, 21-11, 11-21.

She won the gold medal at the 2008 Hong Kong Super Series in women's singles.

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