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Go Ah-ra (badminton)

Go Ah-ra (born 21 September 1992) is a Korean badminton player, specializing in doubles play.[1] Go won 2013 Vietnam Open Grand Prix with her partner Yoo Hae-won, she and Yoo also won the bronze medal at the 2013 Badminton Asia Championships.[2] In 2016, she won the silver medal at the 2016 Uber Cup with Korean women's badminton team.[3]

Go Ah-ra
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1992-09-21) 21 September 1992 (age 27)
Jeonnam Province, South Korea
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking9 (WD 12 December 2013)
72 (XD 12 December 2013
BWF profile
Go Ah-ra
Hangul
고아라
Hanja
高我羅
Revised RomanizationGo Ah-ra
McCune–ReischauerKo Ah-ra

AchievementsEdit

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Taipei Arena,
Taipei, Taiwan
  Yoo Hae-won   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
15–21, 17–21   Bronze

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center,
Hwasun, South Korea
  Yoo Hae-won   Ou Dongni
  Yu Xiaohan
(disqualified)
22–24, 21–15, 15–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center,
Hwasun, South Korea
  Kim Sa-rang   Kim Gi-jung
  Shin Seung-chan
10–21, 17–21   Bronze

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
2013 Korea Masters   Yoo Hae-won   Jang Ye-na
  Kim So-young
15–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2013 Vietnam Open   Yoo Hae-won   Amelia Alicia Anscelly
  Soong Fie Cho
12–21, 21–10, 21–9   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Dubai International   Yoo Chae-ran   Bang Ji-sun
  Jeon Ju-i
21–14, 21–15   Winner
2012 Iceland International   Yoo Hae-won   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
18–21, 16–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: GO Ah Ra". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  2. ^ "화순군청 소속 고아라,유해원 선수 3위". www.ngtv.tv (in Korean). 엔지티비. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Title No.14 for China – TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2016". en.ks2016.com. 2016 BWF THOMAS AND UBER CUP FINALS ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE. Retrieved 18 August 2016.

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