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Guo Zhendong (Chinese: 郭振东; pinyin: Guō Zhèndōng; born 4 August 1984) is a badminton player from China.[1] As of July 2010, he (along with his partner Xu Chen) was ranked within the top 10 male badminton doubles teams in the world.[2] He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.

Guo Zhendong
郭振东
Personal information
Country China
Born (1984-08-04) 4 August 1984 (age 35)
Shashi, Jingzhou, Hubei, China
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's doubles
Highest ranking3 (8 July 2010)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

A men's doubles specialist, Guo has played on the world circuit since 2005, mainly in partnership with Xie Zhongbo. They have won the 2004 Polish Open, the 2005 China Masters and the 2008 India Open titles together, and Guo won the Austrian International title in 2007 with He Hanbin. Guo and Xie were quarterfinalists at the 2007 BWF World Championships. At the 2008 Olympics in Beijing they lost a tight round of 16 duel to the eventual gold medalists, Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia. Guo is a member of China's world champion Thomas Cup (men's international) team.

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France   Xu Chen   Koo Kien Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
14–21, 18–21   Bronze

World CupEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Olympic Park, Yiyang, China   Xie Zhongbo   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
19–21, 13–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Qingdao Sports Centre Conson Stadium,
Qingdao, China
  Chai Biao   Kim Ki-jung
  Kim Sa-rang
17–21, 9–21   Bronze
2011 Sichuan Gymnasium,
Chengdu, China
  Chai Biao   Hirokatsu Hashimoto
  Noriyasu Hirata
14–21, 19–21   Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Pretoria Showgrounds,
Pretoria, South Africa
  Yu Yang   Cao Chen
  Rong Lu
11–2, 11–1   Gold

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[3] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011,[4] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 World Superseries Finals   Chai Biao   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
23–25, 7–21   Runner-up
2011 Indonesia Open   Chai Biao   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
13–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2011 Malaysia Open   Chai Biao   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Jonas Rasmussen
21–16, 21–14   Winner
2010 Malaysia Open   Xu Chen   Koo Kean Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
15–21, 21–17, 16–21   Runner-up
2009 China Masters   Xu Chen   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
Walkover   Winner
2007 China Open   Xie Zhongbo   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
12–21, 19–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Macau Open   Chai Biao   Ko Sung-hyun
  Yoo Yeon-seong
21–19, 21–19   Winner
2008 Thailand Open   Xie Zhongbo   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
17–21, Retired   Runner-up
2008 India Open   Xie Zhongbo   Chan Chong Ming
  Chew Choon Eng
19–21, 21–14, 21–12   Winner
2007 Philippines Open   Xie Zhongbo   Koo Kien Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
8–21, 24–26   Runner-up
2006 Macau Open   Zheng Bo   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
12–21, 21–9, 19–21   Runner-up
2005 China Masters   Xie Zhongbo   Choong Tan Fook
  Lee Wan Wah
15–10, 15–4   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2001 China International   Guo Jianhua 3–15, 8–15   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Austrian International   He Hanbin   Vitalij Durkin
  Alexandr Nikolaenko
21–15, 19–21, 21–17   Winner
2004 Polish International   Xie Zhongbo   Michał Łogosz
  Robert Mateusiak
8–15, 17–14, 17–14   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     IBF/BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "郭振东" (in Chinese). Tencent. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  2. ^ "《羽毛球》封面:郭振东/徐晨飞奔在共同的梦想之旅" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  4. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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