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Seo Yoon-hee (Korean서윤희; born 10 November 1984) is a badminton player from South Korea. She graduated from the SacredHeart Girl's High School, and later joined the Samsung Electro-Mechanics team.[1][2]

Seo Yoon-hee
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1984-11-10) 10 November 1984 (age 35)
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
EventWomen's singles
BWF profile
Seo Yoon-hee
Hangul
서윤희
Hanja
徐潤熙
Revised RomanizationSeo Yun-hui
McCune–ReischauerSŏ Yun-hŭi

Seo played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics for Korea, defeating Pi Hongyan of France in the first round[3][4] but losing to Petya Nedelcheva of Bulgaria in the round of 16.[5]

AchievementsEdit

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2002 Pretoria Showgrounds, Pretoria, South Africa   Jiang Yanjiao 0–11, 11–8, 3–11   Silver

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2001 Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan   Jun Jae-youn 8–11, 11–8, 6–11   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 has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 Australian Open   Minatsu Mitani 22–20, 14–21, 21–19   Winner
2005 Chinese Taipei Open   Tracey Hallam 9–11, 7–11   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Australian Open   Kang Hae-won   Kim Min-seo
  Lee Kyung-won
17–21, 17–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF Grand Prix tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "네덜란드Jr.배드민턴-서윤희 여단 2위...기대주 부상" (in Korean). 전북도민일보. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  2. ^ "삼성전기 서윤희 선수" (in Korean). 배드민턴코리아. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  3. ^ Cheng Xiangfeng (June 27, 2008). "Overseas Chinese still main threats". China Daily. Retrieved June 7, 2010.("Pi played badminton for France at the 2004 Athens Olympics, losing to Seo Yoon-hee of South Korea in the round of 32.")
  4. ^ "China's Gong makes rivals sweat". Daily Times (Pakistan). August 15, 2004. Retrieved June 7, 2010.("South Korea’s Seo Yoon-Hee provided the tournament’s first upset, defeating China-born French number eight seed Pi Hongyan in a gripping three-setter. Ranked 28th in the world, Seo showed plenty of guts and determination and will fancy her chances when she meets Petya Nedelcheva in the next round.")
  5. ^ Getty Images Photo ("Bulgaria's Petya Nedelcheva celebrates after beating South Korea's Seo Yoon Hee in the women's singles round of 16 of the Olympic Games badminton competition, at the Goudi Olympic Hall in Athens 15 August 2004. Nedelcheva beat Seo 7-11, 11-5, 11-8")

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