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Eva Lee (Chinese: 李意恒, born August 7, 1986) is a Chinese American badminton player.[1][2]

Eva Lee
Personal information
Birth nameEva Lee 李意恒
Country United States
Born (1986-08-07) August 7, 1986 (age 32)
British Hong Kong
ResidenceDiamond Bar, California, U.S.
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachJohanna Lee
Women's
Highest ranking61 (WS) 22 Oct 2008
17 (WD) 2 Apr 2015
21 (XD) 12 Mar 2008
BWF profile
Eva Lee at the U.S. Open International Badminton tournament in 2009 with her partner Howard Bach.

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CareerEdit

1997Edit

She started to play badminton and trained with her first coach Peter Baum (former US National Team member).

1998Edit

She took her first three crown titles in US Junior National Championships.

1999Edit

She captured her first crown title in Canadian Junior Open(under 17 Singles).

2005 World ChampionshipsEdit

She played at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim and lost in the first round.

2006 Intercollegiate ChampionshipsEdit

She was both singles and doubles champion at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships.

2006 Canadian InternationalEdit

In 2006 Eva Lee grabbed three titles at the Canadian Open.[3]

2006 Boston Badminton OpenEdit

At the Boston Badminton Open she won the doubles title together with Mesinee Mangkalakiri.

2007 Pan American GamesEdit

Lee also competed in badminton at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro. She won three gold medals, one in women's singles, one in women's doubles with Mesinee Mangkalakiri, and another in mixed doubles with Howard Bach.[4]

2008 Beijing OlympicsEdit

Lee lost in the first round to Canadian Anna Rice. While losing the first game, she made a quick comeback in the second and won. In the third, she maintained lead until halfway through where Anna Rice took command and finished through.

AchievementsEdit

Pan American GamesEdit

Women's Singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2007 Riocentro Sports Complex Pavilion 4B,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  Charmaine Reid 21-14, 21-18   Gold

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Atos Markham Pan Am Centre,
Toronto, Canada
  Paula Lynn Obanana   Lohaynny Vicente
  Luana Vicente
21–14, 21–6   Gold
2011 Multipurpose Gymnasium,
Guadalajara, Mexico
  Paula Lynn Obanana   Alex Bruce
  Michelle Li
21–12, 16-21, 19-21   Bronze
2007 Riocentro Sports Complex Pavilion 4B,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  Mesinee Mangkalakiri   Charmaine Reid
  Fiona McKee
21-14, 21-15   Gold

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Multipurpose Gymnasium,
Guadalajara, Mexico
  Halim Haryanto   Toby Ng
  Grace Gao
13-21, 21-9, 17-21   Silver
2007 Riocentro Sports Complex Pavilion 4B,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  Howard Bach   Mike Beres
  Val Loker
21-19, 21-16   Gold

Pan Am ChampionshipsEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Markham Pan Am Centre,
Markham, Canada
  Paula Lynn Obanana   Lohaynny Vicente
  Luana Vicente
23-21, 21-14   Gold
2013 Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto,
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  Paula Lynn Obanana   Alex Bruce
  Phyllis Chan
21-15, 21-13   Gold
2007 Calgary Winter Club,
Calgary, Canada
  Mesinee Mangkalakiri   Fiona McKee
  Charmaine Reid
20-22, 21-17, 18-21   Silver

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto,
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  Howard Shu   Toby Ng
  Alex Bruce
12-21, 21-23   Silver
2007 Calgary Winter Club,
Calgary, Canada
  Howard Bach   Mike Beres
  Valerie Loker
21-18, 21-17   Gold

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.

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 U.S. Grand Prix   Paula Lynn Obanana   Hsieh Pei-chen
  Wu Ti-jung
16-21, 10-21   Runner-up

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 U.S. Grand Prix   Howard Shu   Peter Kaesbauer
  Isabel Herttrich
12-21, 14-21   Runner-up
2009 U.S. Open   Howard Bach   Alvin Lau
  Jiang Xuelian
21-13, 21-12   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2006 Canadian International   Julien Denyse 21–12, 21–12   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Yonex / K&D Graphics International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Jing Yu Hong
  Beiwen Zhang
17–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2016 Tahiti International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Akane Araki
  Ayaka Kawasaki
13–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2016 Austrian Open   Paula Lynn Obanana   Ekaterina Bolotova
  Evgeniya Kosetskaya
11–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2015 Chile International Challenge   Paula Lynn Obanana   Lohaynny Vicente
  Luana Vicente
21–17, 21–16   Winner
2015 Bulgarian International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
14–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2015 Guatemala International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Johanna Goliszewski
  Carla Nelte
18–21, 22–24   Runner-up
2014 USA International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Naoko Fukuman
  Kurumi Yonao
10–21, 23–25   Runner-up
2014 Guatemala International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Paula B Pereira
  Fabiana Silva
11–3, 11–3, 11–10   Winner
2014 Peru International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Nicole Grether
  Charmaine Reid
21–14, 21–15   Winner
2013 Bulgarian International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
15–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2013 Canadian International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Alex Bruce
  Phyllis Chan
15–21, 14–21   Winner
2012 Tahiti International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Alex Bruce
  Michelle Li
21–13, 21–12   Winner
2012 Polish Open   Paula Lynn Obanana   Mariana Agathangelou
  Heather Olver
12–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2012 Austrian International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Ng Hui Ern
  Ng Hui Lin
16–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2012 Swedish Masters   Paula Lynn Obanana   Mariana Agathangelou
  Heather Olver
15–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2011 Norwegian International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Lotte Jonathans
  Paulien Van Dooremalen
17–21, 21–6, 21–13   Winner
2011 Brazil International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Alex Bruce
  Michelle Li
21–14, 21–17   Winner
2011 Guatemala International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Grace Gao
  Joycelyn Ko
19–21, 21–18, 21–13   Winner
2010 Brazil International   Paula Lynn Obanana   Iris Wang
  Rena Wang
14–21, 21–11, 21–12   Winner
2008 Banuinvest International   Mesinee Mangkalakiri   Olga Golovanova
  Anastasia Prokopenko
18–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2007 Irish International   Mesinee Mangkalakiri   Huang Bing
  Chloe Magee
15–21, 21–9, 11–21   Runner-up
2006 Canadian International   Mesinee Mangkalakiri   Caren Hueckstaedt
  Razi Huwaina
21–13, 21–14   Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Guatemala International   Howard Shu   Phillip Chew
  Jamie Subandhi
10–11, 11–5, 11–10, 8–11, 11–5   Winner
2014 Peru International   Christian Yahya Christianto   Derrick Ng
  Michelle Li
21–16, 21–18   Winner
2013 Italian International   Zvonimir Durkinjak   Jacco Arends
  Selena Piek
23–21, 21–18   Winner
2011 Brazil International   Halim Haryanto   Glenn Warfe
  Leanne Choo
21–11, 21–15   Winner
2011 Peru International   Halim Haryanto   Toby Ng
  Grace Gao
11–21, 21–14, 15–21   Runner-up
2010 Brazil International   Halim Haryanto   Hock Lai Lee
  Priscilla Lun
21–11, 22–20   Winner
2007 Irish International   Howard Bach   Wouter Claes
  Nathalie Descamps
21–10, 21–13   Winner
2007 Miami Pan Am International   Howard Bach   Mike Beres
  Valerie Loker
21–17, 23–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2006 Canadian International   Howard Bach   William Milroy
  Tammy Sun
21–19, 21–15   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletes: Eva Lee Badminton". www.teamusa.org. Badminton USA. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Badminton - Athlete Profile: Lee Eva". results.toronto2015.org. Toronto 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Canadian International 2006". SportsTG. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  4. ^ Eva Lee Wins Two More Gold Archived 2008-01-07 at Archive.today

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