Chung Myung-hee

Chung Myung-hee (Hangul: 정명희; born 27 January 1964) is a former female badminton player from South Korea.

Chung Myung-hee
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Korea
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Jakarta Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1991 Copenhagen Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1987 Beijing Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1989 Jakarta Women Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Beijing Women Doubles
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1989 Guangzhou Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1988 Bangkok Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Bandung-Jakarta Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Kuala Lumpur Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1986 Beijing Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1990 Beijing Mixed doubles
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Calcutta Women's doubles
Chung Myung-hee
Hangul
정명희
Hanja
鄭明熙
Revised RomanizationJeong Myeonghui
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Myŏnghŭi

Chung was a nine-time All England Open champion (four-time in women's doubles and five-time in mixed doubles), and won the gold medals at the 1989 and 1991 IBF World Championships in mixed doubles, with Park Joo-bong. She also won a silver medal in the 1989 in women's doubles, with Hwang Hye-young, and a silver and a bronze medal at the 1987 IBF World Championships in mixed doubles and women's doubles respectively.

Chung was inducted to the Badminton Hall of Fame in 2003.

Major achievementsEdit

Outcome Event Year Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
World Championships
2 WD 1989   Hwang Hye-young   Lin & Guan 1-15, 7-15
2 XD 1987   Lee Deuk-choon   Wang & Shi 8-15, 7-15
3 WD 1987   Hwang Hye-young
All England Open
1 WD 1990   Hwang Hye-young   Clark & Gowers 7-15, 15–4, 15-4
1 WD 1989   Chung So-young   Sun Xiaoqing & Zhou 15-7, 15-4
1 WD 1987   Hwang Hye-young   Lin & Guan 15-6, 8-15, 15-8
1 WD 1986   Hwang Hye-young   Kim Yun-ja & Yoo Sang-hee 15-5, 6-15, 15-8

Olympic GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1988 Seoul National University Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea (exhibition)   Park Joo-bong   Shi Fangjing
  Wang Pengren
15-3, 15-7   Gold

World ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark   Park Joo-bong   Pernille Dupont
  Thomas Lund
15-5, 15–17, 15-9   Gold
1989 Senayan Sports Complex, Jakarta, Indonesia   Park Joo-bong   Eddy Hartono
  Verawaty Fadjrin
15-9, 15-9   Gold

World CupEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 Guangzhou, China   Park Joo-bong   Kim Moon-soo
  Chung So-young
15-5, 15-9   Gold
1988 Bangkok, Thailand   Park Joo-bong   Shi Fangjing
  Wang Pengren
17-15, 13–18, 8-15   Silver

Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1990 Beijing Gymnasium, Beijing, China   Park Joo-bong   Eddy Hartono
  Verawaty Fadjrin
15-7, 7-15, 15-3   Gold
1986 Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea   Park Joo-bong   Lee Deuk-choon
  Chung So-young
15-10, 15-3   Gold

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Park Joo-bong   Lee Sang-bok
  Chung So-young
15-7, 15-4   Gold

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 All England Open   Park Joo-bong   Lee Deuk-choon
  Chung So-young
15-5, 15-5   Winner
1989 All England Open   Park Joo-bong   Jan-Eric Antonsson
  Maria Bengtsson
15-1, 15-9   Winner
1990 All England Open   Park Joo-bong   Jon Holst-Christensen
  Grete Mogensen
15–6, 15–3   Winner
1991 All England Open   Park Joo-bong   Pernille Dupont
  Thomas Lund
15-10, 10–15, 15-4   Winner

ReferencesEdit