Kim Jae-hwan (badminton)

Kim Jae-hwan (Hangul: 김재환; born 13 August 1996) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] He graduated from the Jeonju Life Science High School, and now educated at the Wonkwang University.[2] In his junior career, he had collected a gold and two bronzes at the World Junior Championships, and also three silvers and a bronze at the Asian Junior Championships. In 2016, he won the men's doubles title with his partnered Choi Sol-gyu at the World University Championships in Russia.[3] At the same year, he won the BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament at the Korea Masters in the men's doubles event with Ko Sung-hyun.[4] In 2017, he competed at the Taipei Summer Universiade and won the men's doubles gold together with Seo Seung-jae.[5]

Kim Jae-hwan
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1996-08-13) 13 August 1996 (age 23)
Jeongeup, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
ResidenceIksan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking48 (MD 15 September 2016)
46 (XD 16 November 2017)
BWF profile
Kim Jae-hwan
Hangul
김재환
Hanja
金宰煥
Revised RomanizationKim Jae-hwan
McCune–ReischauerKim Chae-hwan

AchievementsEdit

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
  Seo Seung-jae   Katsuki Tamate
  Kenya Mitsuhashi
21–12, 21–19   Gold

World University ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Palace of sports "Borisoglebsky",
Ramenskoe, Russia
  Choi Sol-gyu   Lee Jhe-huei
  Lee Yang
19–21, 21–14, 21–17   Gold

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
  Kim Jung-ho   Kittinupong Ketlen
  Dechapol Puavaranukroh
14–21, 18–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  Kim Jung-ho   Huang Kaixiang
  Zheng Siwei
16–21, 14–21   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  Kim Hye-jeong   Huang Kaixiang
  Chen Qingchen
9–21, 19–21   Bronze

BWF Grand Prix (1 title)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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Korea Masters   Ko Sung-hyun   Lee Jhe-huei
  Lee Yang
21–19, 21–18   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title, 3 runners-up)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Indonesia International   Kang Min-hyuk   Muhammad Fachrikar
  Amri Syahnawi
21–17, 11–21, 21–15   Winner
2019 Mongolia International   Kang Min-hyuk   Kim Won-ho
  Park Kyung-hoon
21–14, 27–29, 14–21   Runner-up
2019 Vietnam International   Kang Min-hyuk   Kenas Adi Haryanto
  Rian Agung Saputro
19–21, 21–15, 18–21   Runner-up
2019 Osaka International   Kang Min-hyuk   Ko Sung-hyun
  Shin Baek-cheol
13–21, 16–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Jae Hwan Kim". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "한국 남자복식의 차세대 에이스 국가대표 전봉찬, 김재환" (in Korean). 배드민턴데일리. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "[세계대학선수권] 남자복식 '최솔규-김재환' 우승" (in Korean). 배드민턴타임즈. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "배드민턴 신구조화 고성현-김재환 우승 스매싱" (in Korean). The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  5. ^ "배드민턴 금메달 안은 김재환 서승재" (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved 1 January 2018.

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