Yoo Yong-sung

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Yoo Yong-sung
유용성
YOO Yong Sung 1669.jpg
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1974-10-25) 25 October 1974 (age 44)
Dangjin, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
HandednessLeft
EventMen's doubles
BWF profile
Yoo Yong-sung
Hangul
유용성
Hanja
柳鏞成
Revised RomanizationYu Yong-seong
McCune–ReischauerYu Yong-sŏng

Yoo Yong-sung(Korean유용성; Hanja柳鏞成; born 25 October 1974) is a badminton player from South Korea.[1]

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.

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Goudi Olympic Hall, Athens, Greece South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
11–15, 4–15 Silver Silver
2000 The Dome, Sydney, Australia South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
10–15, 15–9, 7–15 Silver Silver

World Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
5–15, 5–15 Silver Silver
1997 Scotstoun Centre, Glasgow, Scotland South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Candra Wijaya
Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
11–15, 11–15 Bronze Bronze
1995 Malley Sports Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland South Korea Kim Dong-moon Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Thomas Lund
12–15, 2–15 Bronze Bronze

World Cup[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Yogyakarta, Indonesia South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
1–15, 15–10, 3–15 Silver Silver

Asian Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Gangseo Gymnasium,
Busan, South Korea
South Korea Lee Dong-soo Thailand Pramote Teerawiwatana
Thailand Tesana Panvisvas
15–11, 15–6 Gold Gold
1998 Thammasat Gymnasium 2,
Bangkok, Thailand
South Korea Lee Dong-soo Thailand Pramote Teerawiwatana
Thailand Siripong Siripool
17–16, 6–15, 7–15 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Tsuru Memorial Gymnasium,
Hiroshima, Japan
South Korea Chung So-young South Korea Kang Kyung-jin
South Korea Jang Hye-ock
15–10, 15–12 Gold Gold

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Tennis Indoor Gelora Bung Karno,
Jakarta, Indonesia
South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
15–10, 15–11 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Shanghai, China South Korea Jang Hye-ock China Wang Xiaoyuan
China Liu Jianjun
6–15, 15–6, 5–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Cup[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Seoul, South Korea South Korea Kim Dong-moon Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Rudy Wijaya
15–10, 15–8 Gold Gold

East Asian Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Busan, South Korea South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Choi Ji-tae
South Korea Kim Joong-suk
15–2, 15–4 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Busan, South Korea South Korea Lee Kyung-won Bronze Bronze

IBF World Grand Prix[edit]

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Hong Kong Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
Malaysia Lee Wan Wah
15–13, 6–15, 15–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Korea Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
11–15, 6–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 All England Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
7–15, 5–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Thailand Open South Korea Ha Tae-kwon Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Patapol Ngernsrisuk
15–8, 15–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Indonesia Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo England Flandy Limpele
England Eng Hian
15–10, 15–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Korea Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
0–7, 4–7, 0–7 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Swiss Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Denmark Jens Eriksen
Denmark Martin Lundgaard Hansen
5–7, 7–5, 7–2, 7–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2001 Hong Kong Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Hong Kong Albertus Susanto Njoto
Hong Kong Yau Kwun Yuen
7–1, 7–2, 7–3 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2001 Korea Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
9–15, 4–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2000 Malaysia Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Flandy Limpele
Indonesia Eng Hian
9–15, 9–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2000 Japan Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
6–15, 7–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2000 All England Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
4–15, 15–13, 15–17 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2000 Korea Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
15–8, 9–15, 15–4 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 China Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
16–17, 8–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 Japan Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
6–15, 4–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 All England Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
7–15, 5–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 Swedish Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
11–15, 5–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1998 All England Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
15–10, 15–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Vietnam Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
11–15, 5–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Thailand Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
15–8, 17–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Singapore Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
8–15, 10–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Indonesia Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
9–15, 10–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 Swiss Open South Korea Lee Dong-soo Indonesia Sigit Budiarto
Indonesia Candra Wijaya
5–15, 15–11, 15–4 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1995 Canadian Open South Korea Kim Dong-moon South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kang Kyung-jin
15–12, 6–15, 8–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Swedish Open South Korea Jang Hye-ock Netherlands Ron Michels
Netherlands Erica van den Heuvel
15–9, 10–15, 18–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 China Open South Korea Jang Hye-ock China Chen Xingdong
China Sun Man
15–12, 9–15, 8–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Australia International South Korea Kim Dong-moon South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Lee Dong-soo
14–17, 15–9, 15–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

References[edit]

  1. ^ "배드민턴도 결국 사람이 우선이죠, 유용성 선수" (in Korean). Badminton Korea Association. Archived from the original on 31 October 2005. Retrieved 15 May 2019.

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