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Choi Sol-gyu (Korean최솔규, born 5 August 1995) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] He has been best known as a mixed doubles player since his back-to-back titles at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships in 2012 and 2013. However, as a junior, he was also successful in boys' singles, in which he won the under-17 title at the 2011 Surabaya Cup[2] and the Malaysia International Youth U19 in both 2012 and 2013.[3] He was a part of the Korean national team that won the 2017 Sudirman Cup.[4]

Choi Sol-gyu
최솔규
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1995-08-05) 5 August 1995 (age 24)
Seoul, South Korea
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking14 (MD 17 September 2019)
11 (XD 21 September 2017)
Current ranking14 (MD), 105 (XD) (24 September 2019)
BWF profile
Choi Sol-gyu
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationChoi Sol-gyu
McCune–ReischauerCh'oe Sol-kyu

AchievementsEdit

East Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China   Chae Yoo-jung   Xu Chen
  Ma Jin
10–21, 15–21   Bronze

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Chae Yoo-jung   Huang Kaixiang
  Chen Qingchen
13–21, 11–21   Bronze
2011 Taoyuan City and Taipei, Chinese Taipei   Chae Yoo-jung   Alfian Eko Prasetya
  Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
18–21, 13–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Likas Indoor Stadium, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia   Chae Yoo-jung   Wang Yilu
  Huang Dongping
17–21, 25–23, 23–21   Gold
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium, Gimcheon, South Korea   Chae Yoo-jung   Liu Yuchen
  Huang Dongping
21–11, 19–21, 21–13   Gold

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] 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.[6]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Vietnam Open Super 100   Seo Seung-jae   Na Sung-seung
  Wang Chan
18–21, 21–16, 21–14   Winner
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300   Seo Seung-jae   Goh V Shem
  Tan Wee Kiong
19–21, 21–15, 21–23   Runner-up
2018 Korea Masters Super 300   Seo Seung-jae   Po Li-wei
  Wang Chi-lin
21–12, 17–21, 21–18   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Korea Masters Super 300   Shin Seung-chan   Ko Sung-hyun
  Eom Hye-won
12–21, 21–15, 18–21   Runner-up

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Masters   Chae Yoo-jung   Seo Seung-jae
  Kim Ha-na
21–17, 13–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2017 Canada Open   Chae Yoo-jung   Kim Won-ho
  Shin Seung-chan
19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Mexico City Open   Eom Hye-won   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
14–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 U.S. Grand Prix   Eom Hye-won   Michael Fuchs
  Birgit Michels
21–12, 21–14   Winner
2015 Macau Open   Eom Hye-won   Shin Baek-cheol
  Chae Yoo-jung
18–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2015 Thailand Open   Eom Hye-won   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
21–19, 17–21, 21–16   Winner
2015 Vietnam Open   Chae Yoo-jung   Huang Kaixiang
  Huang Dongping
19–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2014 Korea Masters   Shin Seung-chan   Shin Baek-cheol
  Chang Ye-na
Walkover   Winner
2013 Vietnam Open   Chae Yoo-jung   Liao Min-chun
  Chen Hsiao-huan
22–20, 19–21, 21–14   Winner
2013 Macau Open   Chae Yoo-jung   Lu Kai
  Huang Yaqiong
21–17, 18–21, 17–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Irish Open   Seo Seung-jae   Jack MacGregor
  Ciar Pringle
21–17, 21–12   Winner
2018 Norwegian International   Seo Seung-jae   Mads Emil Christensen
  Kristoffer Knudsen
21–12, 21–13   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Thailand International   Chae Yoo-jung   Tan Chee Tean
  Shevon Jemie Lai
18–21, 21–19, 21–12   Winner
2014 Osaka International   Chae Yoo-jung   Muhammad Rijal
  Vita Marissa
18–21, 21–17, 18–21   Runner-up
2013 Romanian International   Kim Hye-rin   Ramazan Ozturk
  Neslihan Kilic
21–16, 21–13   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: SolGyu Choi". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  2. ^ "2011 Surabaya Cup Results". tournamentsoftware. Jakarta Badminton Association. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Malaysia International Youth - Choi Sol-gyu results". tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton Association of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Korea wins Sudirman Cup badminton final on Gold Coast". Gold Coast Bulletin. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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