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Chang Ye-na (Korean장예나; RRJang Ye-na; Korean pronunciation: [tɕaŋ.je.na]; born 13 December 1989) is a South Korean badminton player who specializes in doubles.[1] She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[2] She won gold medals at the 2013 Kazan Universiade in the mixed team and women's doubles event partnered with Kim So-yeong.[3] She also won silver medal at the 2013 BWF World Championships with Eom Hye-won.[4] In 2017, she helped the Korean national team to win the world team championships at the Sudirman Cup.[5]

Chang Ye-na
Chang Ye Na 2015.jpg
Chang Ye Na at the 2015 Korea Grand Prix Gold
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea South Korea
Born13 December 1989 (1989-12-13) (age 29)
Seoul, South Korea
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
HandednessLeft
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 (WD 16 November 2017)
8 (WD 16 January 2014)
Current ranking11 (WD 2 July 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tianhe Sports Center, Guangzhou, China   Eom Hye-won   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
14–21, 21–18, 8–21   Silver

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Lee So-hee   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
14–21, 10–21   Bronze
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Lee So-hee   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
16–21, 19–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
  Shin Baek-cheol   Lee Chun Hei
  Chau Hoi Wah
21–13, 15–21, 15–21   Silver

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
  Kim So-young   Luo Yu
  Tian Qing
27–25, 15–21, 23–21   Gold
2011 Gymnasium of SZIIT,
Shenzen, China
  Eom Hye-won   Pai Hsiao-ma
  Cheng Shao-chieh
21–11, 21–14   Gold

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[7]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Canada Open Super 100   Kim Hye-rin   Setyana Mapasa
  Gronya Somerville
16–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2019 Swiss Open Super 300   Jung Kyung-eun   Nami Matsuyama
  Chiharu Shida
21–16, 21–13   Winner
2018 Korea Masters Super 300   Jung Kyung-eun   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
21–14, 21–17   Winner

BWF SuperseriesEdit

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 levels: 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
2017 Korea Open   Lee So-hee   Huang Yaqiong
  Yu Xiaohan
11–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2017 Indonesia Open   Lee So-hee   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
19–21, 21–15, 10–21   Runner-up
2017 All England   Lee So-hee   Kamilla Rytter Juhl
  Christinna Pedersen
21–18, 21–13   Winner
2016 China Open   Lee So-hee   Huang Dongping
  Li Yinhui
13–21, 21–14, 21–17   Winner
2016 French Open   Lee So-hee   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
16–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2015 Korea Open   Lee So-hee   Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
  Greysia Polii
15–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Open   Jung Kyung-eun   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
18–21, 9–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 China Masters   Yoo Yeon-seong   Xu Chen
  Ma Jin
13–21, 16–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 New Zealand Open   Lee So-hee   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
13–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 U.S. Grand Prix   Lee So-hee   Jung Kyung-eun
  Shin Seung-chan
22–24, 21–18, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 Korea Masters   Lee So-hee   Jung Kyung-eun
  Shin Seung-chan
21–7, 16–21, 21–19   Winner
2015 Thailand Open   Lee So-hee   Huang Dongping
  Li Yinhui
22–20, 11–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2014 Korea Masters   Yoo Hae-won   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
8–15 Retired   Runner-up
2013 Korea Masters   Kim So-young   Go Ah-ra
  Yoo Hae-won
21–15, 21–12   Winner
2012 Korea Masters   Eom Hye-won   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
21–13, 21–17   Winner
2012 Macau Open   Eom Hye-won   Choi Hye-in
  Kim So-young
21–18, 21–16   Winner
2012 Indonesian Masters   Eom Hye-won   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
12–21, 21–12, 13–21   Runner-up
2011 Korea Masters   Eom Hye-won   Shinta Mulia Sari
  Yao Lei
21–15, 21–16   Winner
2011 Macau Open   Eom Hye-won   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
4–8 Retired   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Korea Masters   Shin Baek-cheol   Choi Sol-gyu
  Shin Seung-chan
Walkover   Runner-up
2013 Korea Masters   Yoo Yeon-seong   Kang Ji-wook
  Choi Hye-in
21–13, 21–11   Winner
2013 Chinese Taipei Open   Shin Baek-cheol   Yoo Yeon-seong
  Eom Hye-won
22–20, 12–21, 21–16   Winner
2013 Australian Open   Shin Baek-cheol   Irfan Fadhilah
  Weni Anggraini
14–21, 24–22, 16–21   Runner-up
2013 German Open   Shin Baek-cheol   Anders Kristiansen
  Julie Houmann
21–19, 19–21, 24–22   Winner
2012 Korea Masters   Yoo Yeon-seong   Shin Baek-choel
  Eom Hye-won
21–11, 18–21, 23–25   Runner-up
2011 Korea Masters   Yoo Yeon-seong   Kim Ki-jung
  Jung Kyung-eun
21–17, 21–19   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Malaysia International   Kim Mi-young   Bae Seung-hee
  Park Sun-young
21–13, 15–21, 5–21   Runner-up
2008 Korea International   Kim Mi-young   Ha Jung-eun
  Kim Min-jung
15–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Chang Ye Na". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  2. ^ "2016 Summer Olympics - Athletes: Chang Ye-Na". www.espn.com. ESPN. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Athlete Information: Chang Ye Na". universiade2013.sportresult.com. Kazan 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Wang-Yang win women's doubles title at Badminton World Championships". www.sportskeeda.com. Sportskeeda. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Korea wins Sudirman Cup badminton final on Gold Coast". Gold Coast Bulletin. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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