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Kim Hye-rin (Hangul: 김혜린; born 19 May 1995) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] In 2013, she won the mixed doubles title at the Romanian International tournament partnered with Choi Sol-kyu.[2] In 2017, she won the silver medal at the Asia Championships in the women's doubles event.[3]

Kim Hye-rin
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1995-05-19) 19 May 1995 (age 24)
Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
ResidenceIncheon, South Korea
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking11 (WD 26 October 2017)
105 (XD 13 July 2017)
Current ranking25 (WD 2 July 2019)
BWF profile
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Hye-rin
McCune–ReischauerKim Hye-rin


Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Yoo Hae-won   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
19–21, 21–16, 10–21   Silver

BWF World TourEdit

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 doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Canada Open Super 100   Chang Ye-na   Setyana Mapasa
  Gronya Somerville
16–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2019 Lingshui China Masters Super 100   Baek Ha-na   Liu Xuanxuan
  Xia Yuting
21–14, 14–21, 21–15   Winner

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). It had two levels, the Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries featured twelve tournaments around the world, which were introduced in 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 China Open   Lee So-hee   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
7–21, 21–18, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Chinese Taipei Open   Yoo Hae-won   Chae Yoo-jung
  Kim So-yeong
12–21, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Romanian International   Choi Sol-kyu   Ramazan Ozturk
  Neslihan Kilic
21–16, 21–13   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament


  1. ^ "Players: Hye Rin Kim". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  2. ^ "[루마니아오픈] 혼합복식 '최솔규-김혜린' 우승" (in Korean). 배드민턴타임즈. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  3. ^ "배드민턴 유해원-김혜린, 아시아선수권 깜짝 준우승". (in Korean). Yonhap. Retrieved 30 April 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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