Howard Shu

Howard Shu (born November 28, 1990) is an American badminton player. Shu began playing badminton at age 8. His father, who played in Taiwan, encouraged Shu to join him at local badminton clubs, and entered him into the Junior Nationals.[1] Shu competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Howard Shu
Personal information
Birth nameHoward Shu
Country United States
Born (1990-11-28) 28 November 1990 (age 29)
Los Alamitos, California, U.S.
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles & mixed doubles
Highest ranking53 (MS 25 June 2015)
229 (XD 14 October 2010)
37 (XD 12 March 2015)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Pan American GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Atos Markham Pan Am Centre, Toronto, Canada   Kevin Cordon 21–19, 14–21, 18–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Polideportivo 3,
Lima, Peru
  Paula Lynn Obañana   Nyl Yakura
  Kristen Tsai
15–21, 15–21   Bronze

Pan Am ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Markham Pan Am Centre,
Markham, Canada
  Osleni Guerrero 14–21, 14–21   Bronze
2013 Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto,
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  Osleni Guerrero 15–21, 17–21   Bronze
2012 Coliseo Manuel Bonilla,
Lima, Peru
  Kevin Cordon 15–21, 21–18, 13–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto,
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  Eva Lee   Toby Ng
  Alex Bruce
21–9, 14–21, 21–8   Silver

BWF Grand Prix (1 runner-up)Edit

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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix   Eva Lee   Peter Kaesbauer
  Isabel Herttrich
12–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (10 titles, 8 runners-up)Edit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 El Salvador International   Uriel Francisco Canjura Artiga 11–21, 21–11, 13–21   Runner-up
2015 Botswana International   Rosario Maddaloni 21–14, 21–11   Winner
2015 South Africa International   Emre Vural 21–11, 21–16   Winner
2015 Suriname International   Osleni Guerrero 11–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Puerto Rico International   Kevin Cordón 17–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2015 New Caledonia International   Yang Chih-hsun 21–9, 21–19   Winner
2015 Nigeria International   Luka Wraber 17–21, 21–14, 21–13   Winner
2015 Giraldilla International   Osleni Guerrero 16–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2014 Puerto Rico International   Ygor Coelho De Oliveira 16–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2013 Santo Domingo Open   Osleni Guerrero 12–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2011 Carebaco International   Rodolfo Ramirez 14–21, 21–17, 22–20   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Côte d'Ivoire International   Paula Lynn Obañana   Ahmed Salah
  Hadia Hosny
21–16, 21–14   Winner
2019 Benin International   Paula Lynn Obañana   Pit Seng Low
  Louisa Ma
21–12, 21–13   Winner
2019 Peru International   Paula Lynn Obañana   Fabricio Farias
  Jaqueline Lima
21–17, 22–20   Winner
2019 Mauritius International   Paula Lynn Obañana   Vinson Chiu
  Breanna Chi
17–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2019 Uganda International   Paula Lynn Obañana   Vinson Chiu
  Breanna Chi
21–9, 21–12   Winner
2016 Yonex / K&D Graphics International   Jamie Subandhi   Evgenij Dremin
  Evgenia Dimova
6–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2014 Guatemala International   Eva Lee   Phillip Chew
  Jamie Subandhi
10–11, 11–5, 11–10, 8–11, 11–5   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Howard SHU Player Profile". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved August 3, 2016.

External linksEdit