Yeo Jia Min (born 1 February 1999) is a Singaporean badminton player.[1] In 2015, she clinched two titles at the Badminton Asia U17 & U15 Junior Championships in Kudus, Indonesia.[2] She won the bronze medal at the 2017 Asian Junior Championships, and also part of the national team that won the women's team bronze at the 2015, 2017 and 2019 Southeast Asian Games.[3] Yeo was ranked World Junior No.1 in the girls' singles event in June 2017.[4] She competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.[5]

Yeo Jia Min
Personal information
Country Singapore
Born (1999-02-01) 1 February 1999 (age 21)
Singapore
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Career title(s)3
Highest ranking24 (5 November 2019)
Current ranking25 (17 December 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2017 Jaya Raya Sports Hall Training Center, Jakarta, Indonesia   Pattarasuda Chaiwan 21–15, 17–21, 17–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] 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.[7]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 Hyderabad Open Super 100   An Se-young 12–21, 21–17, 21–19   Winner
2018 Vietnam Open Super 100   Han Yue 21–19, 21–19   Winner

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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 singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Vietnam Open   Ayumi Mine 21–14, 21–17   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2018 White Nights   Joy Xuan Deng 7–21, 21–13, 17–21   Runner-up
2015 Singapore International   Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 20–22, 15–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Personal lifeEdit

Yeo was born and raised in Singapore to Malaysian parents who are Singapore permanent residents.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Jia Min Yeo". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Jia Min Yeo". Badminton Asia Confederation. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Yeo Jia Min". www.myactivesg.com. Singapore Sports Council. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Badminton: Singapore's Yeo Jia Min tops world junior ranking". gc2018.com. Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Participants: Jia Min Yeo". gc2018.com. Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Future world-beaters". AsiaOne. Retrieved 26 May 2017.

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