Li Yujia (Simplified Chinese: 李羽佳; born 18 January 1983) is Singapore's national badminton player who competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the women's and mixed doubles event.[2] Born in Hubei in 1983, she moved to Singapore at the age of 18 and is now a Singapore citizen. Partnered with Hendri Kurniawan Saputra in the mixed doubles and Jiang Yanmei in the women's doubles, she has gained recognition in the badminton scene for her agility, smashing skills and good looks.[3]

Li Yujia
Personal information
Birth name李羽佳
Country Singapore
Born (1983-01-18) 18 January 1983 (age 37)
Hubei, China
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachEng Hian
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking7 (WD) / 7 (XD)[1]
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Melbourne, Australia
  Jiang Yanmei   Chin Eei Hui
  Wong Pei Tty
17–21, 19–21   Silver

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Bandaraya Stadium,
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thungthongkam
21–14, 19–21, 9–21   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Wongchawalitkul University,
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
  Jiang Yanmei   Lilyana Natsir
  Vita Marissa
21–17, 13–21, 13–21   Bronze
2005 PhilSports Arena,
Metro Manila, Philippines
  Jiang Yanmei   Chin Eei Hui
  Wong Pei Tty
8–15, 12–15   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Wongchawalitkul University,
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
  Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Flandy Limpele
  Vita Marissa
18–21, 21–18, 9–21   Bronze
2005 PhilSports Arena,
Metro Manila, Philippines
  Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Nova Widianto
  Lilyana Natsir
8–15, 4–15   Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Guangzhou, China   Zhao Tingting   Wei Yili
  Zhang Yawen
7–4, 2–7, 0–7, 1–7   Silver

Asia Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium,
Kyoto, Japan
  Zhao Tingting   Zhang Yawen
  Wei Yili
3–15, 12–15   Silver
1999 National Indoor Stadium – 1,
Yangon, Myanmar
  Wei Yili   Xie Xingfang
  Zhang Jiewen
9–15, 6–15   Silver

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: 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 (IBF) since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 New Zealand Open   Jiang Yanmei   Lim Pek Siah
  Joanne Quay Swee Ling
21–11, 19–21, 21–15   Winner
2006 Bitburger Open   Jiang Yanmei   Endang Nursugianti
  Rani Mundiasti
21–11, 21–19   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Dutch Open   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Rasmus Bonde Nissen
  Christinna Pedersen
16–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2006 New Zealand Open   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Hendra Wijaya
  Liu Fan Frances
21–11, 21–12   Winner
2006 Bitburger Open   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Robert Mateusiak
  Nadieżda Kostiuczyk
24–22, 16–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2005 China Masters   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Zhang Jun
  Gao Ling
7–15, 13–15   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

International Series/SatelliteEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Cheers Asian Satellite   Jiang Yanmei   Ha Jung-eun
  Kim Min-jung
15–3, 15–1   Winner
2004 Mauritius International   Jiang Yanmei   Louisa Koon Wai Chee
  Li Wing Mui
12–15, 15–5, 15–9   Winner
2004 Croatian International   Jiang Yanmei   Xing Aiying
  Shinta Mulia Sari
15–4, 15–1   Winner
2004 Iran Fajr International   Jiang Yanmei   Yoshiko Iwata
  Miyuki Tai
15–4, 15–12   Winner
2003 India Satellite   Jiang Yanmei   Duanganong Aroonkesorn
  Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
15–9, 15–11   Winner
2003 Singapore Satellite   Jiang Yanmei   Norhasikin Amin
  Fong Chew Yen
15–8, 15–1   Winner
2001 Malaysia Satellite   Cheng Jiao   Chin Eei Hui
  Wong Pei Tty
7–5, 8–6, 7–3   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Cheers Asian Satellite   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Lee Yong-dae
  Ha Jung-eun
15–6, 15–8   Winner
2004 Mauritius International   Kendrick Lee Yen Hui   Denny Setiawan
  Frances Liu Fan
15–6, 15–5   Winner
2003 India Satellite   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Nuttaphon Narkthong
  Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
15–4, 15–6   Winner
2003 Singapore Satellite   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra   Nuttaphon Narkthong
  Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
17–14, 15–2   Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BWF World Ranking Archived 2007-10-29 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Li Yujia". Singapore National Olympic Council. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Players: Yujia Li". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 7 September 2017.

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