Yoo Yong-sung

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Yoo Yong-sung
YOO Yong Sung 1669.jpg
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  South Korea
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Doubles
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Doubles
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1999 Copenhagen Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Lausanne Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Glasgow Doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2003 Eindhoven Team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Hiroshima Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2002 Busan Doubles
Gold medal – first place 2002 Busan Team
Silver medal – second place 1994 Hiroshima Team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bangkok Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bangkok Team
Yoo Yong-sung
Revised RomanizationYu Yong-seong
McCune–ReischauerYu Yong-sŏng

Yoo Yong-sung (Hangul유용성; Hanja柳鏞成 ; born October 25, 1974) is a male badminton player from South Korea.

Yoo competed for Korea in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Lee Dong-soo. They defeated José Antonio Crespo and Sergio Llopis of Spain in the first round and Luluk Hadiyanto and Alvent Yulianto of Indonesia in the second. In the quarterfinals, Yoo and Lee beat Choong Tan Fook and Lee Wan Wah of Malaysia 11-15, 15-11, 15-9. They won the semifinal against Jens Eriksen and Martin Lundgaard Hansen of Denmark 9-15, 15-5, 15-3 but lost the final to fellow Koreans Kim Dong-moon and Ha Tae-kwon 15-11, 15-4 to finish with the silver medal.