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Eom Hye-won (Korean엄혜원; born 8 September 1991) is a South Korean badminton player who specializes in doubles.[1] She became national representatives since 2004, and was selected to join the national team in 2008. As a member of Korea National Sport University team, she awarded as the 2011 best player by the Badminton Korea Association.[2]

Eom Hye-won
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1991-09-08) 8 September 1991 (age 28)
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking5 (WD 19 September 2013)
12 (XD 29 September 2016)
Current ranking470 (WD), 63 (XD) (13 August 2019)
BWF profile
Eom Hye-won
Hangul
엄혜원
Hanja
嚴惠媛
Revised RomanizationEom Hyewon
McCune–ReischauerŎm Hyewŏn

CareerEdit

In 2008, she won a bronze medal at the World Junior Championships in the mixed doubles event partnered with Kim Gi-jung.[3] She came to international prominence playing women's doubles with Jang Ye-na, with whom she reached the finals of the 2013 BWF World Championships, but Badminton Korea Association decided to let her concentrate on playing mixed doubles for the subsequent Asian Games, in Incheon, Korea.

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

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

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tianhe Sports Center,
Guangzhou, China
  Shin Baek-cheol   Xu Chen
  Ma Jin
15–21, 17–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Qingdao Sports Centre Conson Stadium,
Qingdao, China
  Kang Ji-wook   Xu Chen
  Ma Jin
14–21, 12–21   Bronze

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Gymnasium of SZIIT,
Shenzen, China
  Chang Ye-na   Pai Hsiao-ma
  Cheng Shao-chieh
21–11, 21–14   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Gymnasium of SZIIT,
Shenzen, China
  Shin Baek-choel   Lee Sheng-mu
  Hsieh Pei-chen
15–21, 21–11, 21–19   Gold

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Badminton Hall Shree Shiv Chhatrapati,
Pune, India
  Kim Gi-jung   Chai Biao
  Xie Jing
13–21, 19–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Kim Gi-jung   Zhang Nan
  Lu Lu
21–14, 15–21, 22–24   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]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Akita Masters Super 100   Ko Sung-hyun   Kyohei Yamashita
  Naru Shinoya
21–10, 21–17   Winner
2019 Canada Open Super 100   Ko Sung-hyun   Guo Xinwa
  Zhang Shuxian
21–19, 21–19   Winner
2018 Korea Masters Super 300   Ko Sung-hyun   Choi Sol-gyu
  Shin Seung-chan
21–12, 15–21, 21–18   Winner

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels, the Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2011,[7] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China Open   Yoo Yeon-seong   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
25–23, 14–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2013 China Masters   Yoo Yeon-seong   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
18–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2013 Singapore Open   Yoo Yeon-seong   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
12–21, 12–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Korea Masters   Jang Ye-na   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
21–13, 21–17   Winner
2012 Macau Open   Jang Ye-na   Choi Hye-in
  Kim So-young
21–18, 21–16   Winner
2012 Indonesian Masters   Jang Ye-na   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
12–21,21–12, 13–21   Runner-up
2011 Korea Masters   Jang Ye-na   Shinta Mulia Sari
  Yao Lei
21–15, 21–16   Winner
2011 Macau Open   Jang Ye-na   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
4–8 Retired   Runner-up
2010 Korea Masters   Kim Ha-na   Jung Kyung-eun
  Yoo Hyun-young
16–21, 21–18, 19–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Mexico City Grand Prix   Choi Sol-gyu   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
14–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 U.S. Grand Prix   Choi Sol-gyu   Michael Fuchs
  Birgit Michels
21–12, 21–14   Winner
2015 Macau Open   Choi Sol-gyu   Shin Baek-cheol
  Chae Yoo-jung
18–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2015 Thailand Open   Choi Sol-gyu   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
21–19, 17–21, 21–16   Winner
2013 Chinese Taipei Open   Yoo Yeon-seong   Shin Baek-cheol
  Jang Ye-na
20–22, 21–12, 16–21   Runner-up
2012 Korea Masters   Shin Baek-choel   Yoo Yeon-seong
  Jang Ye-na
11–21, 21–18, 25–23   Winner
2011 Chinese Taipei Open   Ko Sung-hyun   Tantowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
24–22, 16–21, 21–17   Winner
2010 Korea Masters   Choi Young-woo   Yoo Yeon-seong
  Kim Min-jung
15–21, 13–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Osaka International   Kim Duck-young   Liu Yuchen
  Huang Dongping
21–17, 16–21, 21–17   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Eom Hye Won". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  2. ^ "엄혜원, 대한배드민턴협회 2011 최우수선수 선정" (in Korean). 배드민턴타임즈. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  3. ^ "India, Singapore create history in BWF Junior Championships 2008". en.olympic.cn. Chinese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  7. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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