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Chow Mei Kuan (Chinese: 鄒美君; born 23 December 1994) is a Malaysian badminton player. She started playing badminton at the age of 7 in her primary school. Chow made a debut in the international senior tournament in 2012.[1] She won gold medals at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games in the girls' and mixed doubles event.[2] Chow competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast and won the women's doubles event with Vivian Hoo.[3]

Chow Mei Kuan
Personal information
Country Malaysia
Born (1994-12-23) 23 December 1994 (age 24)
Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ResidenceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
Years active2012
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking14 (WD 28 June 2018)
38 (XD 27 August 2015)
Current ranking17 (WD 26 March 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre,
Gold Coast, Australia
  Vivian Hoo   Lauren Smith
  Sarah Walker
21–12, 21–12   Gold

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
  Lee Meng Yean   Jang Ye-na
  Kim So-young
17–21, 9–21   Bronze

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Chiba Port Arena,
Chiba, Japan
  Lee Meng Yean   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
6–21, 12–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Taoyuan Arena,
Taoyuan City, & Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  Nelson Heg Wei Keat   Ronald Alexander
  Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah
17–21, 22–20, 16–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
  Lee Meng Yean   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
14–21, 14–21   Bronze
2011 Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium,
Lucknow, India
  Lee Meng Yean   Suci Rizki Andini
  Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah
18–21, 21–16, 12–21   Silver

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 India Open Super 500   Lee Meng Yean   Greysia Polii
  Apriyani Rahayu
11–21, 23–25   Runner-up
2018 Syed Modi International Super 300   Lee Meng Yean   Ashwini Ponnappa
  N. Sikki Reddy
21–15, 21–13   Winner
2018 Russian Open Super 100   Lee Meng Yean   Chisato Hoshi
  Kie Nakanishi
11–21, 18–21   Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Vietnam International   Vivian Hoo   Baek Ha-na
  Lee Yu-rim
19–21, 21–17, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 Malaysia International   Lee Meng Yean   Jiang Binbin
  Tang Pingyang
21–17, 17–21, 21–15   Winner
2016 Polish Open   Lee Meng Yean   Puttita Supajirakul
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
7–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2013 Austrian International   Lee Meng Yean   Misato Aratama
  Megumi Taruno
14–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2012 Malaysia International   Lee Meng Yean   Ririn Amelia
  Melvira Oklamona
21–13, 23–21   Winner
2012 Finnish Open   Lee Meng Yean   Alex Bruce
  Michelle Li
19–21, 21–12, 16–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Polish International   Wong Fai Yin   Kasper Antonsen
  Amanda Madsen
19–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2012 Smiling Fish International   Tan Wee Gieen   Wong Fai Yin
  Shevon Jemie Lai
13–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2012 French International   Nelson Wei Keat Heg   Peter Kaesbauer
  Johanna Goliszewski
12–21, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Mei Kuan Chow". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Badminton boosts Malaysia in CYG". Chinese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Gold Coast 2018: Chong Wei-less Malaysia secure quarter-final spot". Stadium Astro. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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