Kim So-yeong (Hangul: 김소영; born 9 July 1992) is a South Korean badminton player. Kim, who attended the University of Incheon, was the triple crowns at the 2013 Summer Universiade, by winning the gold medals in the women's doubles, mixed doubles and team event. She competed at the 2014 Asian Games, clinched the silver medal in the women's team event.
Kim So-young at the 2013 French Super Series
|Born||9 July 1992|
Daegu, South Korea
|Residence||Incheon, South Korea|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb)|
|Women's & mixed doubles|
|Highest ranking||4 (WD 28 August 2014)|
20 (XD 10 July 2014)
|Current ranking||8 (WD 22 October 2019)|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Soyeong|
|2018||Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
|Kong Hee-yong|| Misaki Matsutomo
|17–21, 22–20, 14–21||Bronze|
|Chang Ye-na|| Luo Yu
|27–25, 15–21, 23–21||Gold|
|Kim Gi-jung|| Liu Cheng
BWF World Tour (4 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit
The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 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.
|2019||French Open||Super 750||Kong Hee-yong|| Lee So-hee
|21–16, 19–21, 12–21||Runner-up|
|2019||Korea Open||Super 500||Kong Hee-yong|| Lee So-hee
|13–21, 21–19, 21–17||Winner|
|2019||Chinese Taipei Open||Super 300||Kong Hee-yong|| Jongkolphan Kititharakul
|19–21, 21–18, 26–28||Runner-up|
|2019||Japan Open||Super 750||Kong Hee-yong|| Mayu Matsumoto
|2019||New Zealand Open||Super 300||Kong Hee-yong|| Misaki Matsutomo
|2019||Spain Masters||Super 300||Kong Hee-yong|| Nami Matsuyama
|23–21, 15–21, 21–17||Winner|
|2019||Indonesia Masters||Super 500||Kong Hee-yong|| Misaki Matsutomo
|2018||U.S. Open||Super 300||Kim Hye-jeong|| Tang Jinhua
|21–18, 13–21, 15–21||Runner-up|
BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit
|2017||Korea Masters||Kong Hee-yong|| Lee So-hee
|2017||Chinese Taipei Open||Chae Yoo-jung|| Kim Hye-rin
|2016||Korea Masters||Chae Yoo-jung|| Jung Kyung-eun
|2016||Indonesian Masters||Chae Yoo-jung|| Jongkolphan Kititharakul
|2013||Korea Masters||Jang Ye-na|| Go Ah-ra
|2012||Macau Open||Choi Hye-in|| Eom Hye-won
BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title)Edit
|2017||Osaka International||Yoo Hae-won|| Ayako Sakuramoto
|16–21, 21–17, 21–19||Winner|
- "Players: Kim So Yeong". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
- "존박 돌발행동, 김소영-서우리 때문에 차량 난입" (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
- "KIM Soyeong". Incheon 2014 official website. Archived from the original on 2 October 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
- "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
- "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.