Yim Bang-eun

Yim Bang-eun (born 25 April 1978) is a former South Korean badminton player from Samsung Electro-Mechanics team.[1][2]

Yim Bang-eun
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1978-04-25) 25 April 1978 (age 43)
Incheon, South Korea
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1[1]
BWF profile
Yim Bang-eun
Revised RomanizationIm Bang-eon
McCune–ReischauerIm Pang-ŏn

Yim competed for Korea in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Kim Yong-hyun. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Lars Paaske and Jonas Rasmussen of Denmark in the second. In the quarterfinals, Yim and Kim lost to Eng Hian and Flandy Limpele of Indonesia 15-1, 15-10. He is also a close relative on Jonathan Yim.


World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Silkeborg Hallerne,
Silkeborg, Denmark
  Kim Yong-hyun   Huang Shih-chung
  Chien Yu-hsiu
11–15, 7–15   Bronze

IBF Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Dutch Open   Kim Yong-hyun   Ha Tae-kwon
  Kim Dong-moon
2–15, 2–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Norwegian International   Kim Yong-hyun   Thomas Røjkjær Jensen
  Tommy Sørensen
15–4, 15–9   Winner
1999 Hungarian International   Kim Yong-hyun   Jung Sung-gyun
  Park Young-duk
15–1, 15–4   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Hungarian International   Lee Hyo-jung   Kim Yong-hyun
  Yim Kyung-jin
15–5, 9–15, 3–15   Runner-up


  1. ^ a b "[전영오픈] 하태권-임방언 세계랭킹1위 꺽고 준결행" (in Korean). 배드민턴타임즈. 12 March 2005. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Players: Yim Bang Eun". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 21 February 2019.

External linksEdit