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Wang Zhiyi (Chinese: 王祉怡; pinyin: Wáng Zhǐyí; born 29 April 2000) is a Chinese badminton player from Shashi, Jingzhou, in Hubei province.[1] She started her career as a badminton player by trained in Jingzhou sports school. She went to the Hubei provincial training centre in 2009, and was selected to join team in 2013. In 2016, Wang joined the national team, and became the national second team in 2017.[2] She was the girls' singles champion at the 2018 Asian Junior Championships, also helps the national team clinched the mixed team title.[1] Wang represented her country competed at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and clinched the girls' singles silver.[3]

Wang Zhiyi
王祉怡
Wang Zhiyi (cropped).jpeg
Wang Zhiyi with her silver medal of the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics
Personal information
Country China
Born (2000-04-29) 29 April 2000 (age 19)
Shashi, Jingzhou, Hubei, China
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Women's singles
Highest ranking25 (19 November 2019)
Current ranking25 (19 November 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Youth Olympic GamesEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Tecnópolis, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Goh Jin Wei 21–16, 13–21, 19–21   Silver

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Markham Pan Am Centre, Markham, Canada   Goh Jin Wei 9–21, 13–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Jaya Raya Sports Hall Training Center, Jakarta, Indonesia   Zhou Meng 21–19, 21–8   Gold

BWF World Tour (3 titles, 1 runner-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 singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 Dutch Open Super 100   Evgeniya Kosetskaya 21–14, 21–18   Winner
2019 Indonesia Masters Super 100   Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 20–22, 21–15, 21–13   Winner
2019 U.S. Open Super 300   Kim Ga-eun 21–18, 21–19   Winner
2019 Canada Open Super 100   An Se-young 15–21, 20–22   Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/Series (4 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Malaysia International   Asuka Takahashi 12–21, 21–17, 21–16   Winner
2019 Belarus International   Zhang Yiman 18–21, 21–9, 21–8   Winner
2019 Austrian Open   Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 21–18, 21–10   Winner
2018 Malaysia International   Lee Ying Ying 21–10, 22–24, 21–14   Winner
2017 China International   Cai Yanyan 9–11, 13–10, 11–9, 7–11   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "骄傲!荆州又诞生一位体坛冠军,她才18岁!" (in Chinese). Sohu. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  2. ^ "荆州籍羽毛球新星闪耀亚洲 市教体局上门送祝福" (in Chinese). Jingzhou City Department of Education and Sports. 2 August 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  3. ^ "王祉怡:永不"祉"步 "怡"于拼搏 "王"者归来" (in Chinese). Central China Normal University. 24 October 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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