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Lee Jae-jin (badminton)

Lee Jae-jin (Hangul: 이재진; Korean pronunciation: [i.dʑɛ̝.dʑin]; born 26 January 1983) is a badminton player from South Korea.[1]

Lee Jae-jin
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Lee Jae-jin in 2012
Personal information
Birth name이재진
Country South Korea
Born (1983-01-26) January 26, 1983 (age 36)
Miryang, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb; 11.5 st)
Years active1999 - 2015
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Current ranking11 (September 25, 2008)
BWF profile
Lee Jae-jin
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationI Jaejin
McCune–ReischauerI Chaejin

CareerEdit

In 2003, he won the Hungarian International tournament in the mixed doubles event, and at the Norwegian International he won doubles title in the men's and mixed doubles event. In 2005, he won the mixed doubles title at the Korea, German, Thailand, and Malaysia Open with Lee Hyo-jung. In Thailand, he also won the men's doubles title with Jung Jae-sung.[2]

Lee played at the 2007 BWF World Championships in men's doubles with Hwang Ji-man. They were seeded 10 and were defeated in the third round by Candra Wijaya and Tony Gunawan, 21-17, 21-16.

In Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, Lee and his partner Hwang won their first bronze medal after upsetting Choong Tan Fook/Lee Wan Wah in the first round and Tadashi Ohtsuka/Keita Masuda in the quarter-final, but were defeated by Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng of China in the semi-final. Nevertheless, in the bronze medal match, Lee and Hwang subdued Danish pair Lars Paaske and Jonas Rasmussen.[3]

In 2011, Lee was back in the Korean mainstream press after won the pro match at the national pro-boxing New King Challenge.[4]

AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium,
Beijing, China
  Hwang Ji-man   Lars Paaske
  Jonas Rasmussen
13–21, 21–18, 21–17   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Bandaraya Stadium,
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  Hwang Ji-man   Candra Wijaya
  Nova Widianto
15–21, 21–19, 17–21   Bronze
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
  Jung Jae-sung   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
11–15, 7–15   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
  Lee Hyo-jung   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thungthongkam
11–15, 17–14, 10–15   Silver

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Tianhe Gymnasium,
Guangzhou, China
  Hwang Yu-mi   Zheng Bo
  Wei Yili
4–7, 4–7, 0–7   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
  Hwang Ji-man   Adisak Wiriyapadungpong
  Songphon Anugritayawon
17–15, 15–1   Gold
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium,
Kyoto, Japan
  Jung Jae-sung   Sang Yang
  Zheng Bo
16–17, 15–11, 12–15   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
  Hwang Yu-mi   Hwang Ji-man
  Bae Seung-hee
15–7, 15–12   Gold
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium,
Kyoto, Japan
  Hwang Yu-mi   Sang Yang
  Zhang Yawen
8–15, 17–14, 14–17   Bronze

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 All England Open   Hwang Ji-man   Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Yong-dae
22–20, 19–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2007 Korea Open   Hwang Ji-man   Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Yong-dae
16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 German Open   Hwang Ji-man   Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Yong-dae
21–13, 21–19   Winner
2007 Thailand Open   Hwang Ji-man   Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Yong-dae
21–19, 19–21, 21–9   Winner
2007 German Open   Hwang Ji-man   Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Yong-dae
21–18, 22–20   Winner
2006 Korea Open   Hwang Ji-man   Tony Gunawan
  Candra Wijaya
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2006 Thailand Open   Hwang Ji-man   Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Yong-dae
Walkover   Runner-up
2005 Thailand Open   Jung Jae-sung   Lars Paaske
  Jonas Rasmussen
15–11, 15–5   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Chinese Taipei Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Nova Widianto
  Liliyana Natsir
21–17, 21–23, 13–21   Runner-up
2005 China Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Nathan Robertson
  Gail Emms
10–15, 10–15   Runner-up
2005 Malaysia Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Chen Qiqiu
  Zhao Tingting
15–12, 15–11   Winner
2005 Thailand Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Thomas Laybourn
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
15–12, 15–12   Winner
2005 German Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Nathan Robertson
  Gail Emms
15–12, 17–14   Winner
2005 Korea Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Jens Eriksen
  Mette Schjoldager
17–14, 15–9   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Singapore International   Heo Hoon-hoi   Chayut Triyachart
  Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
20–22, 21–18, 21–16   Winner
2003 Norwegian International   Hwang Ji-man   David Lindley
  Kristian Roebuck
15–10, 15–2   Winner
2003 Hungarian International   Hwang Ji-man   Jeon Jun-bum
  Yoo Yeon-seong
15–12, 15–12   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Indonesia International   Yoo Hyun-young   Tri Kusmawardana
  Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
19–21, 21–13, 21–12   Winner
2009 Singapore International   Kim Jin-ock   Heo Hoon-hoi
  Jung Kyung-eun
21–19, 21–11   Winner
2008 Korean International   Kim Jin-ock   Hwang Ji-man
  Hwang Yu-mi
15–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2005 Malaysia Satellite   Kim Jin-ah   Gan Teik Chai
  Fong Chew Yen
15–7, 8–15, 3–15   Runner-up
2003 Norwegian International   Lee Eun-woo   Kristian Roebuck
  Liza Parker
17–16, 15–2   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lee Jae-Jin". Sports Reference. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "선수소개 이재진" (in Korean). Amway. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Hwang Jiman and Lee Jaejin drop to their knees in celebration". ABC Online. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Lee Jae Jin wins by…TKO?". Badzine.net. Retrieved 1 January 2018.

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