Liu Lu (badminton)

Liu Lu (Chinese: 刘璐; pinyin: Liú Lù; born 19 March 1977) was a former Chinese badminton player.[2] She was part of the national team that clinched a Uber Cup in 1998 Hong Kong.[3] In the individual events, she participated at the 1994 World Junior Championships clinched a gold medal in the girls' doubles event partnered with Yao Jie.[4] Teamed-up with Qian Hong, she won the women's doubles title at the 1996 Scottish Open and 1997 Swedish Open. Liu also won a gold and a silver medals at the 1997 Asian Championships in the mixed doubles event with Zhang Jun, and in the women's doubles with Qian respectively. Liu and Qian also settled for a bronze medal at the 1997 World Championships. In January 1998, she was recorded as women's doubles world No. 4 in the IBF world ranking.[3]

Liu Lu
刘璐
Personal information
Country China
Born (1977-03-19) 19 March 1977 (age 42)
Yichang, Hubei, China[1]
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
HandednessRight
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking4 (WD January 1998)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Scotstoun Centre, Glasgow, Scotland   Qian Hong   Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
3–15, 3–15   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Qian Hong   Liu Zhong
  Huang Nanyan
15–12, 14–17, 6–15   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Zhang Jun   Yang Ming
  Qian Hong
15–12, 17–16, 15–0   Gold

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Yao Jie   Wang Li
  Qian Hong
17–16, 7–15, 15–7   Gold

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Hong Kong Open   Qian Hong   Chen Lin
  Jiang Xuelian
4–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1997 Hong Kong Open   Qian Hong   Chung Jae-hee
  Ra Kyung-min
7–15, 12–15   Runner-up
1997 Malaysia Open   Qian Hong   Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
7–15, 1–15   Runner-up
1997 Swedish Open   Qian Hong   Julie Bradbury
  Donna Kellogg
15–11, 17–18, 15–11   Winner
1996 Malaysia Open   Qian Hong   Lisbeth Stuer-Lauridsen
  Marlene Thomsen
15–10, 15–17, 15–17   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Scottish Open   Qian Hong   Joanne Goode
  Gillian Gowers
8–15, 15–3, 15–5   Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "刘璐 Liu Lu" (in Chinese). Badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Players: Liu Lu". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "刘璐(Liu Lu)" (in Chinese). CCTV. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  4. ^ "历届世界青年羽毛球锦标赛" (in Chinese). Sina Corp. 15 October 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2019.

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