Lee Kyung-won

Lee Kyung-won (Hangul: 이경원, Hanja: 李敬元; Korean pronunciation: [i.ɡjʌŋ.wʌn]; born 21 January 1980 in Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do) is a badminton player from South Korea.[1] Lee was the women's doubles gold medallist at the 2002 Asian Games.[2] She competed at the Olympic Games in 2000, 2004, and 2008, winning women's doubles bronze in 2004, and silver in 2008.[3][4] She captured the women's doubles gold at the Asian Championships in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Lee educated at the Sungji Girls' Middle School, Sungji Girls' High School, and graduated from the Yong In University.[4]

Lee Kyung-won
2008 Summer Olympics Badminton – Women's doubles final.jpg
Lee Kyung-won at the 2008 Summer Olympics Women's Doubles Final
Personal information
Birth name이경원
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1980-01-21) 21 January 1980 (age 41)
Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking4 (WD 14 January 2010)
BWF profile
Lee Kyung-won
Hangul
이경원
Hanja
李敬元
Revised RomanizationI Gyeong-won
McCune–ReischauerYi Kyŏng'wŏn

AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Goudi Olympic Hall,
Athens, Greece
  Ra Kyung-min   Wei Yili
  Zhao Tingting
10–15, 15–9, 15–7   Bronze
2008 Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium,
Beijing, China
  Lee Hyo-jung   Du Jing
  Yu Yang
15–21, 13–21   Silver

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Palacio de Deportes de San Pablo,
Seville, Spain
  Ra Kyung-min   Wei Yili
  Zhang Jiewen
11–15, 3–15   Bronze
2005 Arrowhead Pond,
Anaheim, United States
  Lee Hyo-jung   Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
4–15, 3–15   Bronze

Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Gangseo Gymnasium,
Busan, South Korea
  Ra Kyung-min   Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
11–8, 11–7   Gold
2006 Aspire Hall 3,
Doha, Qatar
  Lee Hyo-jung   Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
16–21, 12–21   Bronze
2010 Tianhe Gymnasium,
Guangzhou, China
  Ha Jung-eun   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
17–21, 14–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2000 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Ellen Angelina 0–11, 4–11   Bronze

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Chung Jae-hee   Eti Tantri
  Minarti Timur
12–15, 15–9, 13–15   Bronze
2003 Tennis Indoor Gelora Bung Karno,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Ra Kyung-min   Hwang Yu-mi
  Lee Hyo-jung
15–9, 15–7   Gold
2004 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Lee Hyo-jung   Du Jing
  Yu Yang
6–15, 15–11, 15–7   Gold
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
  Lee Hyo-jung   Kumiko Ogura
  Reiko Shiota
15–13, 8–15, 15–5   Gold
2008 Bandaraya Stadium,
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  Lee Hyo-jung   Cheng Wen-hsing
  Chien Yu-chin
18–21, 5–21   Bronze
2009 Suwon Indoor Stadium,
Suwon, South Korea
  Lee Hyo-jung   Ma Jin
  Wang Xiaoli
11–21, 18–21   Silver

East Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Pukyong National University Gymnasium,
Busan, South Korea
  Yoo Yong-sung  
 
  Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1996 Silkeborg Hallerne, Silkeborg, Denmark   Aparna Popat 11–4, 5–11, 3–11   Bronze

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels are Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consists of twelve tournaments around the world that have been introduced since 2011.[6] Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Swiss Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Yang Wei
  Zhao Tingting
15–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2007 Denmark Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
21–12, 19–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2008 All England Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Du Jing
  Yu Yang
12–21, 21–18, 21–14   Winner
2009 Malaysia Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
21–15, 21–12   Winner
2009 Korea Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Cheng Wen-hsing
  Chien Yu-chin
19–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2009 Swiss Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Du Jing
  Yu Yang
11–21, 12–21   Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017. The World Badminton Grand Prix has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation from 1983 to 2006.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Swiss Open   Ra Kyung-min   Helene Kirkegaard
  Rikke Olsen
7–3, 8–6, 2–7, 7–4   Winner
2002 Swiss Open   Ra Kyung-min   Gail Emms
  Lotte Jonathans
7–1, 7–1, 7–1   Winner
2002 Japan Open   Ra Kyung-min   Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
7–5, 1–7, 7–2, 6–8, 7–1   Winner
2003 Korea Open   Ra Kyung-min   Ann-Lou Jørgensen
  Rikke Olsen
11–5, 11–5   Winner
2003 Dutch Open   Ra Kyung-min   Hwang Yu-mi
  Lee Hyo-jung
15–4, 15–9   Winner
2003 German Open   Ra Kyung-min   Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
15–6, 15–17, 15–8   Winner
2003 Chinese Taipei Open   Ra Kyung-min   Hwang Yu-mi
  Lee Hyo-jung
15–9, 15–8   Winner
2004 Korea Open   Ra Kyung-min   Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
8–15, 15–9, 6–15   Runner-up
2004 Japan Open   Ra Kyung-min   Wei Yili
  Zhao Tingting
15–6, 5–15, 15–1   Winner
2005 Korea Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Gail Emms
  Donna Kellogg
Walkover   Winner
2005 Swiss Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Cheng Wen-hsing
  Chien Yu-chin
15–8, 15–12   Winner
2005 Thailand Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Zhang Dan
  Zhang Yawen
9–15, 15–11, 15–13   Winner
2005 Indonesia Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Chin Eei Hui
  Wong Pei Tty
15–4, 15–5   Winner
2006 Chinese Taipei Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
21–18, 9–21, 21–17   Winner
2006 Macau Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
21–17, 14–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2006 Thailand Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Sathinee Chankrachangwong
  Saralee Thungthongkam
21–18, 21–9   Winner
2007 Macau Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
15–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2008 German Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Miyuki Maeda
  Satoko Suetsuna
21–17, 21–16   Winner
2010 Australian Open   Kim Min-seo   Kang Hae-won
  Seo Yoon-hee
21–17, 21–17   Winner
2010 Chinese Taipei Open   Yoo Hyun-young   Kim Min-jung
  Lee Hyo-jung
14–21, 20–22   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Dutch Open   Kim Dong-moon   Ha Tae-kwon
  Hwang Yu-mi
11–9, 11–2   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF & IBF tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series/SatelliteEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1996 French Open   Marina Andrievskaya 6–11, 3–11   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Malaysia Satellite   Jung Yeon-kyung   Chung Jae-hee
  Yim Kyung-jin
2–11, 11–3, 8–11   Runner-up
2009 Korea International   Lee Hyo-jung   Jung Kyung-eun
  Yoo Hyun-young
19–21, 10–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Malaysia Satellite   Ha Tae-kwon   Robby Istanta
  Yunita Tetty
11–6, 11–0   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "프로필 배드민턴 동메달 라경민-이경원" (in Korean). The Hankyoreh. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  2. ^ "(배드민턴) 이경원-나경민 '金 스매싱'" (in Korean). Korea Economic Daily. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Kyung-Won Lee". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b "'최선'의 참모습을 보여준 이경원은 누구?" (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  6. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". www.ibadmintonstore.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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