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Shin Seung-chan (신승찬; Korean pronunciation: [ɕin.sɯŋ.tɕʰan]; born 6 December 1994) is a South Korean doubles specialist badminton player. She won the women's doubles bronze medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics,[2] and 2014 BWF World Championships.[3] Shin clinched the women's and mixed doubles gold at the 2015 Summer Universiade, also in the team event in 2013 and 2015.

Shin Seung-chan
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Tantowi Ahmad - Lilyana Natsir — Lee Yong-dae - Shin Seung-chan 28.jpg
Shin Seung-chan at the 2013 French Super Series
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1994-12-06) 6 December 1994 (age 24)
Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb)[1]
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 (WD 24 November 2016)
19 (XD 10 February 2017)
Current ranking5 (WD), 94 (XD) (5 November 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Riocentro - Pavilion 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Jung Kyung-eun   Tang Yuanting
  Yu Yang
21–8, 21–17   Bronze

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Ballerup Super Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark   Lee So-hee   Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
13–21, 10–21   Bronze

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center,
Hwasun, South Korea
  Lee So-hee   Ou Dongni
  Yu Xiaohan
(disqualified)
21–16, 21–13   Gold
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
  Lee So-hee   Luo Yu
  Tian Qing
12–21, 17–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center,
Hwasun, South Korea
  Kim Gi-jung   Lu Ching-yao
  Chiang Kai-hsin
21–14, 21–11   Gold

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Chiba Port Arena,
Chiba, Japan
  Lee So-hee   Huang Yaqiong
  Yu Xiaohan
21–14, 18–21, 21–18   Gold
2011 Taoyuan Arena,
Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  Lee So-hee   Shella Devi Aulia
  Anggia Shitta Awanda
21–16, 13–21, 21–9   Gold

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
  Lee So-hee   Yu Xiaohan
  Huang Yaqiong
17–21, 21–15, 21–17   Gold

BWF World Tour (2 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[5]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Fuzhou China Open Super 750   Lee So-hee   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
17–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2019 French Open Super 750   Lee So-hee   Kim So-yeong
  Kong Hee-yong
16–21, 21–19, 21–12   Winner
2019 Korea Open Super 500   Lee So-hee   Kim So-yeong
  Kong Hee-yong
21–13, 19–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2018 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals   Lee So-hee   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
12–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2018 Korea Masters Super 300   Lee So-hee   Chang Ye-na
  Jung Kyung-eun
14–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2018 Hong Kong Open Super 500   Lee So-hee   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
18–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2018 Fuzhou China Open Super 750   Lee So-hee   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
23–21, 21–18   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Korea Masters Super 300   Choi Sol-gyu   Ko Sung-hyun
  Eom Hye-won
12–21, 21–15, 18–21   Runner-up

BWF Superseries (3 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011,[7] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 French Open   Lee So-hee   Greysia Polii
  Apriyani Rahayu
17–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2017 Denmark Open   Lee So-hee   Shiho Tanaka
  Koharu Yonemoto
21–13, 21–16   Winner
2016 Denmark Open   Jung Kyung-eun   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
21–19, 11–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2016 Korea Open   Jung Kyung-eun   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
21–13, 21–11   Winner
2016 Malaysia Open   Jung Kyung-eun   Tang Yuanting
  Yu Yang
11–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2015 Denmark Open   Jung Kyung-eun   Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
Walkover   Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (9 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Masters   Lee So-hee   Kim So-yeong
  Kong Hee-yong
21–18, 23–21   Winner
2017 U.S. Open   Lee So-hee   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
21–16, 21–13   Winner
2016 Korea Masters   Jung Kyung-eun   Chae Yoo-jung
  Kim So-yeong
21–14, 21–14   Winner
2016 Syed Modi International   Jung Kyung-eun   Eefje Muskens
  Selena Piek
21–15, 21–13   Winner
2015 U.S. Grand Prix   Jung Kyung-eun   Chang Ye-na
  Lee So-hee
24–22, 18–21, 21–12   Winner
2015 Macau Open   Jung Kyung-eun   Poon Lok Yan
  Tse Ying Suet
18–21, 15–15 Retired   Winner
2015 Korea Masters   Jung Kyung-eun   Chang Ye-na
  Lee So-hee
7–21, 21–16, 19–21   Runner-up
2014 Korea Masters   Lee So-hee   Chang Ye-na
  Yoo Hae-won
15–8 Retired   Winner
2013 Chinese Taipei Open   Lee So-hee   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
Walkover   Runner-up
2013 Swiss Open   Lee So-hee   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
21–23, 16–21   Runner-up
2012 Korea Masters   Lee So-hee   Eom Hye-won
  Jang Ye-na
13–21, 17–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 U.S. Open   Kim Won-ho   Seo Seung-jae
  Kim Ha-na
21–16, 14–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2017 Canada Open   Kim Won-ho   Choi Sol-gyu
  Chae Yoo-jung
21–19, 21–16   Winner
2014 Korea Masters   Choi Sol-gyu   Shin Baek-cheol
  Chang Ye-na
Walkover   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles)Edit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Tata Open India International   Lee So-hee   Aparna Balan
  N. Siki Reddy
19–21, 21–13, 21–17   Winner
2012 Iceland International   Lee So-hee   Ko A-ra
  Yoo Hae-won
21–18, 21–16   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Shin Seung-chan". Rio2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Japan win first ever badminton gold medal". BBC. 18 August 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Fresh off successful world championships, shuttlers turn eye to Asiad". Yonhap. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  7. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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