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Heo Kwang-hee (Hangul: 허광희; born 11 August 1995) is a South Korean badminton player who educated at the Dankook University. He was selected to join the national team in 2012, and joined the Samsung Electro-Mechanics team in 2014.[1] Heo was the bronze medalists at the 2012 World Junior Championships in the boys' singles and team event,[2] and Asian Junior Championships in the team event.[3] Heo later won the boys' singles and mixed team gold medals at the 2013 World Junior Championships,[4][5] and the mixed team silver medal at the Asian Junior Championships.[6] In the senior level tournament, Heo was the semi-finalists at the 2017 U.S. and 2018 New Zealand Open.[7][8]

Heo Kwang-hee
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1995-08-11) 11 August 1995 (age 24)
Daejeon, South Korea
ResidenceSeoul, South Korea
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking44 (30 April 2019)
Current ranking47 (3 September 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Wang Tzu-wei 21–11, 21–12   Gold
2012 Chiba Port Arena, Chiba, Japan   Kento Momota 17–21, 8–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[9] 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.[10]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300   Chou Tien-chen 12–21, 13–21   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Heo Kwang Hee". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  2. ^ "2012 세계주니어배드민턴선수권대회 (2012년)" (in Korean). Badminton Korea Association. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  3. ^ "2012 김천 아시아주니어배드민턴선수권대회 (2012년)" (in Korean). Badminton Korea Association. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Korean juniors shine at world meet". The Star. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  5. ^ "SCG BWF World Junior Championships 2013 – Steely Korea Win Suhandinata Cup". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  6. ^ "2013 아시아주니어배드민턴선수권대회 (2013년)" (in Korean). Badminton Korea Association. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  7. ^ "성공적인 새 조합 실험. 미국오픈 배드민턴 혼합복식-여자복식 우승" (in Korean). 스포츠서울. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Dan goes up a level in front of semi finals full house". New Zealand Badminton Open. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  9. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  10. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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