Kim Mee-hyang

Kim Mee-hyang (Hangul: 김미향; born 1 October 1973) is a South Korean retired badminton player.[1] She was part of the Korea Tobacco & Ginseng Corporation team.[2] In 1995, she won her first international title at the Swedish Open in the women's doubles event partnered with Kim Shin-young.[3] Together with Kim Shin-young, they were ranked as World No. 9 and competed at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.[4][5]

Kim Mee-hyang
김미향
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1973-10-01) 1 October 1973 (age 47)
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
HandednessRight
EventWomen's & mixed doubles
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Korea
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Jakarta Women's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Silver medal – second place 1997 Glasgow Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Lausanne Mixed team
Uber Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Hong Kong Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Hong Kong Women's team
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 1996 Surabaya Mixed doubles
Asian Cup
Silver medal – second place 1996 Seoul Mixed doubles
East Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Shanghai Mixed doubles
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

World CupEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Kim Shin-young   Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
2–15, 4–15   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Pancasila Hall,
Surabaya, Indonesia
  Kang Kyung-jin   Tri Kusharyanto
  Lili Tampi
1–15, 6–15   Silver

Asian CupEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Olympic Gymnasium No. 2,
Seoul, South Korea
  Kang Kyung-jin   Park Joo-bong
  Ra Kyung-min
6–15, 8–15   Silver

East Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1993 Shanghai, China   Chung Kwon   Chen Xingdong
  Sun Man
7–15, 5–15   Bronze

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 China Open   Park Soo-yun   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Yongshu
2–15, 12–15   Runner-up
1996 Swedish Open   Kim Shin-young   Helene Kirkegaard
  Rikke Olsen
18–13, 12–15, 10–15   Runner-up
1996 Korea Open   Kim Shin-young   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
15–11, 11–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1996 Chinese Taipei Open   Kim Shin-young   Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
8–15, 13–15   Runner-up
1995 U.S. Open   Kim Shin-young   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
9–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1995 Swedish Open   Kim Shin-young   Han Jingna
  Ye Zhaoying
12–15, 15–12, 15–8   Winner
1994 Singapore Open   Gil Young-ah   Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
7–15, 16–18   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1995 Canadian Open   Kang Kyung-jin   Kim Dong-moon
  Gil Young-ah
7–15, 8–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Kim Mee Hyang". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  2. ^ "대구종별배드민턴-최지은.김미향 2관왕" (in Korean). Maeil. 16 June 1993. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  3. ^ "김미향.김신영 명콤비 국제대회 첫우승-스웨덴오픈배드민턴" (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo. 14 March 1995. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  4. ^ "여자 배드민턴복식 김미향-김신영-환상의 K-K듀오떴다" (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. 17 May 1996. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  5. ^ "제26회 아틀란타 올림픽대회" (in Korean). SPOSEUM Co. Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 12 June 2019.

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