Hwang Sun-ho

Hwang Sun-ho (Korean황선호; born 21 April 1975) is a former South Korean badminton player.[1] He played badminton since in elementary school in Jeonju with his teammates former Olympic gold medalists, Kim Dong-moon and Ha Tae-kwon.[2] Hwang affiliated with SEMCO team since 1997, emerge as national team singles ace after Lee Kwang-jin, Kim Hak-kyun and Park Sung-woo retired.[3][4] He was part of the national team that won the gold medal in 1997 East Asian Games, and a bronze medal at the 1998 Asian Games.[5][4] The best individual achievements in his career was being a champion in 1999 Hungarian International tournament in the men's singles event. Hwang represented his country competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the men's singles event, reaching into the third round.[6] Hwang joined the conscription in South Korea for two years, and returned to play with SEMCO team. In 2004, he started his badminton career in Japan, invited by Park Sung-woo who was a coach there. He returned to Korea in 2005, and began a career as a coach in Hwasun County.[4] He then became a badminton coach in Gyeonggi Province, and also member of Gyeonggi Badminton Federation. Hwang graduated from Wonkwang University with Physical Education and Sports Science degree.[2][4][7]

Hwang Sun-ho
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1975-04-21) 21 April 1975 (age 44)
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
EventMen's singles & doubles
BWF profile


IBF InternationalEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1999 Norwegian International   Shon Seung-mo 15–13, 10–15, 13–15   Runner-up
1999 Hungarian International   Conrad Hückstädt 15–6, 15–8   Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Hungarian International   Ha Tae-kwon   Kim Young-gil
  Lee Dong-soo
17–14, 12–15, 9–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Hungarian International   Ra Kyung-min   Kim Young-gil
  Park Soo-yun
3–15, 12–15   Runner-up


  1. ^ "Players: Hwang Sun Ho". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "전북이 배출한 국내 최고 배드민턴 4인방, 김동문·하태권·이덕준·황선호" (in Korean). 전북일보. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  3. ^ "[배드민턴]김동문-하태권-황선호 3인방,삼성전기 입단" (in Korean). The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d "'내가 가는 곳이 길' 황선호 코치" (in Korean). Badminton Korea. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  5. ^ "제2회 부산 동아시아경기대회" (in Korean). 전라북도민과 함께하는 전라북도체육회. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  6. ^ "배드민턴 여자복식 8강 진출" (in Korean). Seoul Shinmun. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  7. ^ "원광대 배드민턴팀, 내년 목표 단체전이든 개인전 복식이든 모든 대회 우승" (in Korean). Korea Badminton Magazine News. Retrieved 3 April 2018.

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