Wu Yuhong (Chinese: 吴宇红; pinyin: Wú Yùhóng, born 3 November 1966) is a former Chinese badminton player. Yuhong was the runner-up in 1993 Birmingham World Championships and has won medals in several other prominent competitions such as World Cup, Uber Cup, Asian Cup, Asian Championships, Asian Games and East Asian Games.
|Born||3 November 1966|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
Wu Yuhong, whose ancestral home is in Hualien county, Taiwan, is a member of the Ami tribe of Taiwan’s aboriginal tribe and a member of the Taiwan League. In the 14th Uber Cup held in 1992, she won the gold medal, beating South Korea in the final. She won 1992 Asian Badminton Championships, 1993 East Asian Games team event, China Open, Hong Kong Open, National championships twice, and most importantly World Badminton Championships women’s doubles runner-up in 1993. She also won a silver in the 1994 Uber Cup after losing to Indonesian team. She has won nearly 100 championships, runner-up medals and trophies. After retiring from the national team, she was invited to Thailand to serve as the coach of the country's badminton women's team. She currently works at the Ping-Badminton Center of the Fujian Provincial Sports Industry Brigade, in charge of administrative work related to the event, and she is still a badminton coach in her spare time.
Wu Yuhong was born in a sports family. Her father, Wu Yuanjin, came to People's republic of China from Taiwan in his early years. In the 1950s, he won consecutive hurdles and long jump championships in the All-Army Games, and later served as the captain of the Bayi Track and Field Team. He is also a well-known social activist and former Taiwan Federation of Fujian Province. Wu Yuhong's mother, Chen Shaoying, was the champion of the first National Games Women's Cycling Race and her brother Wu Yuqi was a member of the Bayi Parachuting Team.
|1993||National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England||Chen Ying|| Nong Qunhua
|1994||Phan Đình Phùng Indoor Stadium,
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
|Chen Ying|| Chung So-young
|1991||Cheras Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Pan Li|| Chung So-young
|1992||Cheras Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Pan Li|| Ladawan Mulasartsatorn
|1994||Shanghai Gymnasium, Shanghai, China||Chen Ying|| Ge Fei
|1991||Cheras Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Yu Yong|| Lee Sang-bok
|1994||Beijing Gymnasium, Beijing, China||Chen Ying|| Chung So-young
IBF World Grand PrixEdit
The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.
|1991||Finnish Open||Pan Li|| Gillian Clark
|9–15, 17–14, 11–15||Runner-up|
|1992||China Open||Pan Li|| Yao Fen
|1993||German Open||Chen Ying|| Finarsih
|1993||China Open||Chen Ying|| Pan Li
|4–15, 15–12, 15–4||Winner|
|1993||Hong Kong Open||Chen Ying|| Eliza Nathanael
|1994||Korea Open||Chen Ying|| Chung So-young
|1990||Thailand Open||Zheng Yumin|| Chung Myung-hee
|1986||Polish International||Pernille Nedergaard||–, –||Winner|
|1986||Polish Open||Shi Fangjing|| Li Feng