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Kim Ga-eun (badminton)

Kim Ga-eun (Hangul: 김가은; born 7 February 1998) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] She competed and at the Summer Youth Olympics in 2014, in Nanjing, China[2] and in 2016, Kim was selected to join the Korean national team.[3]

Kim Ga-eun
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1998-02-07) 7 February 1998 (age 21)
Ulsan, South Korea
ResidenceGyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Years active2015
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Career title(s)2
Highest ranking26 (3 September 2019)
Current ranking26 (3 September 2019)
BWF profile
Kim Ga-eun
Hangul
김가은
Hanja
金佳恩
Revised RomanizationGim Ga-eun
McCune–ReischauerKim Ka-ǔn

AchievementsEdit

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2016 Bilbao Arena, Bilbao, Spain   Chen Yufei 12–21, 17–21   Bronze

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Bilbao Arena,
Bilbao, Spain
  Kim Hyang-im   Du Yue
  Xu Ya
15–21, 8–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2016 CPB Badminton Training Center, Bangkok, Thailand   Chen Yufei Walkover   Bronze

BWF World Tour (2 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 U.S. Open Super 300   Wang Zhiyi 18–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2019 Lingshui China Masters Super 100   Zhang Yiman 22–20, 14–21, 21–17   Winner
2018 Hyderabad Open Super 100   Joy Xuan Deng 21–9, 18–21, 21–17   Winner
2018 Lingshui China Masters Super 100   Li Xuerui 21–16, 16–21, 18–21   Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 runners-up)Edit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2018 Irish Open   An Se-young 24–26, 17–21   Runner-up
2018 Norwegian International   Sim Yu-jin 8–21, 21–18, 16–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Ga Eun Kim". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  2. ^ "한국, 하계청소년올림픽 펜싱 은메달-사격 동메달 획득" (in Korean). SBS Sports. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  3. ^ "범서고 김가은, 여자 배드민턴 국가대표에" (in Korean). Gyeongsang Daily. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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