Yao Lei

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Yao Lei
Personal information
Birth name 姚蕾
Country  Singapore
Born (1990-02-24) 24 February 1990 (age 27)
Nantong, Jiangsu, China
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Eng Hian
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 8 (WD) 29 July 2010
16 (XD) 23 September 2010
BWF profile

Yao Lei (born 24 February 1990) is a Singaporean badminton player.[1] She won the women's doubles silver and mixed doubles bronze at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. She also represented Singapore in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[2] Her parents Yao Yi Ping and Gu Xiao Jing were both international badminton players. In 2003 as a 13-year-old she had emigrated to Singapore.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Commonwealth Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Siri Fort Sports Complex,
Delhi, India
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari India Jwala Gutta
India Ashwini Ponnappa
16–21, 19–21 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Siri Fort Sports Complex,
Delhi, India
Singapore Chayut Triyachart Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
21-14–21, 17–21, 21–17 Bronze Bronze

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium,
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Malaysia Woon Khe Wei
Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun
21–23, 21–17, 17–21 Bronze Bronze
2011 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Indonesia Nadya Melati
Indonesia Vita Marissa
18–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze
2009 National Sports Complex,
Vientiane, Laos
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
12–21, 11–21 Silver Silver

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Badminton Hall Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex,
Pune, India
Singapore Fu Mingtian China Xie Jing
China Zhong Qianxin
21–19, 21–17 Gold Gold

Asia Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Singapore Fu Mingtian Indonesia Puspita Richi Dili
Indonesia Debby Susanto
10–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries[edit]

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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Singapore Open Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari South Korea Kim Min-jung
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
21–17, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Malaysia Masters Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
18–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Syed Modi India Open Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Japan Miyuki Maeda
Japan Satoko Suetsuna
21–17, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Korea Masters Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari South Korea Eom Hye-won
South Korea Jang Ye-na
15–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Dutch Open Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn
Thailand Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
10–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Vietnam Open Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Indonesia Anneke Feinya Agustin
Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
21–23, 24–26 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 India Open Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari India Jwala Gutta
India Ashwini Ponnappa
21–11, 9–21, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Vietnam Open Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati
Indonesia Meiliana Jauhari
16–21, 21–19, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 India Open Singapore Chayut Triyachart India Valiyaveetil Diju
India Jwala Gutta
21–23, 22–20, 7–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Singapore International Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Singapore Fu Mingtian
Singapore Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
19–21, 21–15, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Belgian International Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari England Mariana Agathangelou
England Heather Olver
21–12, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Kharkiv International Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Germany Sandra Marinello
Germany Birgit Michels
21–17, 18–21, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Polish International Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah
Hong Kong Chan Tsz Ka
18–21, 21–16, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Banuinvest International Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Scotland Jillie Cooper
Scotland Emma Mason
21–8, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Vietnam International Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Singapore Liu Fan Frances
Singapore Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
15–21, 21–18, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Singapore International Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari Indonesia Devi Tika Permatasari
Indonesia Nadya Melati
14–21, 21–14, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Waikato International Singapore Liu Fan Frances Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
Singapore Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
21–11, 18–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Ballarat International Singapore Liu Fan Frances Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
Singapore Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
21–14, 17–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Belgian International Singapore Chayut Triyachart Netherlands Jorrit De Ruiter
Netherlands Selena Piek
23–25, 21–16, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Kharkiv International Singapore Chayut Triyachart Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
18–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Polish International Singapore Chayut Triyachart Russia Andrej Ashmarin
Russia Anastasia Prokopenko
12–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Banuinvest International Singapore Chayut Triyachart Belgium Wouter Claes
Belgium Nathalie Descamps
21–13, 23–21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Singapore International Singapore Riky Widianto Singapore Chayut Triyachart
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
21–17, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lei Yao Biography". results.glasgow2014.com. Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Yao Lei". www.singaporeolympics.com. Singapore National Olympic Council. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "羽坛最大黑马中国制造 马晋成淑皆出自其父母麾下". sports.sina.com.cn. Sina Sports. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 

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