Lim Xiaoqing (Chinese: 林小青; born 15 August 1967 as Sun Xiaoqing; Chinese: 孫小青) is a retired badminton player originally from China who later represented Sweden.[2] She won five European Badminton Championships, one in women's singles in 1994, two in women's doubles and mixed team events in 1992 and 1994 respectively.[3][4] She captured the women's singles titles at the prestigious 1995 All England Open, defeating Denmark's Camilla Martin in the final.[5]

Lim Xiaoqing
Personal information
Birth nameSun Xiaoqing
Country Sweden
Born (1967-08-15) 15 August 1967 (age 52)
China
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
HandednessLeft[1]
EventWomen's singles & doubles
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 Senayan Sports Complex,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Zhou Lei   Chung Myung-hee
  Hwang Hye-young
15–13, 1–15, 4–15   Bronze

World CupEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1995 Jakarta, Indonesia   Susi Susanti 2–11, 5–11   Bronze
1993 New Delhi, India   Susi Susanti 7–11, 5–11   Silver

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1993 New Delhi, India   Christine Magnusson   Chung So-young
  Gil Young-ah
15–12, 15–9   Gold
1989 Guangzhou, China   Zhou Lei   Lin Ying
  Guan Weizhen
7–15, 4–15   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1988 Bandar Lampung, Indonesia   Zhou Lei   Chung Myung-hee
  Hwang Hye-young
15–11, 8–15, 5–15   Bronze

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1994 Maaspoort Sports and Events, Den Bosch, Netherlands   Catrine Bengtsson 11–5, 12–9   Gold
1992 Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland   Camilla Martin 7–11, 10–12   Bronze

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Maaspoort Sports and Events,
Den Bosch, Netherlands
  Christine Magnusson   Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
  Lotte Olsen
17–14, 15–12   Gold
1992 Kelvin Hall,
Glasgow, Scotland
  Christine Magnusson   Marlene Thomsen
  Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
8–15, 15–11, 15–6   Gold

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1995 Grand Prix Finals   Ye Zhaoying 10–12, 11–8, 8–11   Runner-up
1995 Thailand Open   Ra Kyung-min –, –   Winner
1995 Denmark Open   Wang Chen 11–6, 11–3   Winner
1995 Singapore Open   Bang Soo-hyun 11–7, 6–11, 11–8   Winner
1995 All England Open   Camilla Martin 11–9, 10–12, 11–7   Winner
1995 Swedish Open   Ye Zhaoying 6–11, 6–11   Runner-up
1995 Swiss Open   Camilla Martin 7–11, 7–11   Runner-up
1995 Chinese Taipei Open   Yuliani Santosa 11–1, 11–5   Winner
1994 Hong Kong Open   Bang Soo-hyun 7–11, 8–11   Runner-up
1994 Thailand Open   Susi Susanti 5–11, 10–12   Runner-up
1994 Denmark Open   Camilla Martin 5–11, 11–5, 11–12   Runner-up
1994 German Open   Dai Yun 12–10, 11–4   Winner
1994 Dutch Open   Liu Yuhong 11–3, 12–9   Winner
1993 U.S. Open   Christine Magnusson 11–5, 11–0   Winner
1993 Malaysia Open   Susi Susanti 6–11, 2–11   Runner-up
1993 Swiss Open   Yuliani Santosa 6–11, 7–11   Runner-up
1993 Chinese Taipei Open   Yuliani Santosa 11–6, 9–12, 11–5   Winner
1992 Denmark Open   Susi Susanti 3–11, 3–11   Runner-up
1992 Dutch Open   Sarwendah Kusumawardhani 4–11, 8–11   Runner-up
1992 U.S. Open   Christine Magnusson 11–2, 11–2   Winner
1992 Swedish Open   Tang Jiuhong 5–11, 4–11   Runner-up
1989 Swedish Open   Li Lingwei 8–11, 3–11   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Denmark Open   Christine Magnusson   Marlene Thomsen
  Anne Mette van Dijk
15–12, 7–15, 15–12   Winner
1993 U.S. Open   Christine Magnusson   Chung So-young
  Gil Young-ah
5–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1993 Malaysia Open   Christine Magnusson   Lotte Olsen
  Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
15–12, 18–14   Winner
1993 Swedish Open   Christine Magnusson   Chung So-young
  Gil Young-ah
9–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1993 Chinese Taipei Open   Christine Magnusson   Tomomi Matsuo
  Kyoko Sasage
18–15, 18–13   Winner
1992 Denmark Open   Christine Magnusson   Catrine Bengtsson
  Maria Bengtsson
15–7, 15–3   Winner
1992 German Open   Christine Magnusson   Catrine Bengtsson
  Maria Bengtsson
15–9, 15–0   Winner
1992 U.S. Open   Christine Magnusson   Kimiko Jinnai
  Hisako Mori
15–4, 15–9   Winner
1992 Malaysia Open   Christine Magnusson   Gil Young-ah
  Park Soo-yun
15–7, 15–9   Winner
1991 German Open   Christine Magnusson   Lin Yanfen
  Yao Fen
15–11, 17–15   Winner
1991 Singapore Open   Christine Magnusson   Chung Myung-hee
  Chung So-young
11–15, 3–15   Runner-up
1989 China Open   Zhou Lei   Guan Weizhen
  Lin Ying
15–12, 5–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1989 All England Open   Zhou Lei   Chung Myung-hee
  Chung So-young
7–15, 4–15   Runner-up
1988 China Open   Zhou Lei   Guan Weizhen
  Lin Ying
8–15, 4–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1994 Scottish Open   Julia Mann 11–3, 11–0   Winner
1992 Scottish Open   Christine Magnusson 11–9, 11–2   Winner
1991 Scottish Open   Christine Magnusson 11–0, 11–3   Winner
1991 Iceland International   Birna Petersen 11–0, 11–0   Winner
1990 Stockholm International   Helle Andersen 11–4, 11–5   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1993 Canadian Open   Christine Magnusson   Lotte Olsen
  Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
15–11, 15–5   Winner
1992 Scottish Open   Christine Magnusson   Catrine Bengtsson
  Maria Bengtsson
15–6, 15–6   Winner
1991 Scottish Open   Christine Magnusson   Joanne Muggeridge
  Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen
11–0, 11–5   Winner
1991 Iceland International   Kristín Magnúsdóttir   Guðrún Júlíusdóttir
  Birna Petersen
2–15, 12–15   Runner-up
1989 French Open   Zhou Lei   Chiu Mei Yin
  Li Lingwei
15–9, 15–10   Winner
1985 Polish Open   Shi Fangjing  
 
  Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Iceland International   Broddi Kristjánsson   Þorsteinn Páll Hængsson
  Kristín Magnúsdóttir
8–15, 18–16, 15–3   Winner

Nordic ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1995 Reykjavík, Iceland     Winner

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Malmö, Sweden   Christine Magnusson   Lotte Olsen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–6, 15–13   Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Players: Xiaoqing Lim". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Tjing" fick en kick i Sverige" (in Swedish). Dagens Nyheter. 1 June 1993. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  3. ^ European Badminton Championships History Archived 2010-03-12 at the Wayback Machine, accessed 2010-07-07
  4. ^ "Två nya minnesplattor på Malmöidrottens Walk of Fame" (in Swedish). Skånesport. 11 September 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  5. ^ "All England en mytomspunnen toppelittävling" (in Swedish). Täby BM. 8 March 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2019.