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Jiang Yanjiao (simplified Chinese: 蒋燕皎; traditional Chinese: 蔣燕皎; pinyin: Jiǎng Yànjiǎo; born 26 June 1986), is a Chinese badminton player from Changzhou. She graduated from the Huaqiao University.[1]

Jiang Yanjiao
Personal information
Country China
Born (1986-06-26) 26 June 1986 (age 33)
Changzhou, China
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Highest ranking3 (11 March 2010)
BWF profile

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CareerEdit

A winner of both the BWF World Junior Championships (2002) and the Asian Junior Championships (2004), Jiang has since emerged as one of the world's leading women's singles players. She won the Chinese national title in 2005, the Denmark Open in 2006, the Asian Championships in both 2007 and 2008, and the China Open in 2008.[1] Jiang played singles for China's world champion Uber Cup (women's international) teams of 2006 and 2008.[2]

As one of several Chinese women's singles players who rate among the world's best, Jiang has been excluded from some international competitions which set a maximum number of participants from any one country. For example, at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing neither Jiang nor reigning world champion Zhu Lin were entered in a women's singles event which limited the strongest badminton nations to three competitors.

AchievementsEdit

World CupEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2006 Olympic Park, Yiyang, China   Xie Xingfang 21–16, 19–21, 18–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Sichuan Gymnasium, Chengdu, China   Lu Lan 18–21, 23–25   Bronze
2008 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia   Wang Lin 18–21, 21–18, 21–13   Gold
2007 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia   Lu Lan 25–23, 23–21   Gold
2006 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia   Wang Chen 17–21, 18–21   Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2002 Pretoria Showgrounds, Pretoria, South Africa   Seo Yoon-hee 11–0, 8–11, 11–3   Gold

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2004 Hwacheon Indoor Stadium, Hwacheon, South Korea   Lu Lan 11–9, 11–2   Gold
2002 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Zhu Lin 3–11, 6–11   Silver

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The 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, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2012 China Masters   Wang Yihan 18–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2012 Korea Open   Wang Shixian 12–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2011 China Masters   Wang Shixian 16–21, 5–8 Retired   Runner-up
2010 China Open   Wang Shixian 21–16, 21–19   Winner
2010 Japan Open   Wang Xin 23–21, 21–18   Winner
2010 Swiss Open   Wang Shixian 15–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2009 China Open   Wang Xin 21–19, 22–20   Winner
2009 Hong Kong Open   Wang Shixian 13–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2009 Swiss Open   Wang Yihan 17–21, 21–17, 13–21   Runner-up
2008 China Open   Zhu Jingjing 21–15, 21–13   Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Thailand Open   Li Xuerui 21–14, 14–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2009 Macau Open   Wang Yihan 21–16, 20–22, 12–21   Runner-up
2006 Denmark Open   Lu Lan 21–14, 21–14   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF Grand Prix tournament

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Record against Super Series finalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "中国女子羽毛球运动卢兰、蒋燕皎和田卿介绍". sports.qq.com (in Chinese). Tencent QQ. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  2. ^ "常州籍世界冠军14位,他(她)们是". zhidao.baidu.com (in Chinese). Baidu. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/profile/selectheadtohead.aspx?id=26250F68-6DFA-4749-8DCE-80DDF964CF94

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