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Yim Kyung-jin (Korean임경진; born 23 April 1978; also known as Yim Jae-eun) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] Yim was crowned as the women's doubles champion at the 2000 Asian Championships partnered with Lee Hyo-jung.[2] She and Lee also competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[3][4]

Yim Kyung-jin
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1978-04-23) 23 April 1978 (age 41)
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
HandednessLeft
EventWomen's & mixed doubles
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Thammasat Gymnasium 2,
Bangkok, Thailand
  Lee Dong-soo   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
6–15, 8–15   Silver

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Jakarta, Indonesia   Lee Hyo-jung   Etty Tantri
  Minarti Timur
15–8, 15–13   Gold
1998 Bangkok, Thailand   Chung Jae-hee   Qin Yiyuan
  Tang Hetian
5–15, 5–15   Bronze

East Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Busan, South Korea   Lee Dong-soo   Yang Ming
  Zhang Jin
15–11, 15–7   Gold

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Silkeborg Hallerne,
Silkeborg, Denmark
  Chung Jae-hee   Gao Ling
  Yang Wei
15–12, 10–15, 11–15   Bronze

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Thailand Open   Lee Hyo-jung   Zhao Tingting
  Wei Yili
9–11, 11–5, 6–11   Runner-up
1997 Chinese Taipei Open   Park Soo-yun   Haruko Matsuda
  Yoshiko Iwata
15–12, 15–8   Winner

BWF InternationalEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Singapore International   Lee Se-rang   Jenna Gozali
  Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
21–19, 21–12   Runner-up
2002 Malaysia Satellite   Chung Jae-hee   Jung Yeon-kyung
  Lee Kyung-won
11–2, 3–11, 11–8   Winner
1999 Norwegian International   Lee Hyo-jung   Jung Yeon-kyung
  Kim So-yeon
15–7, 15–3   Winner
1999 Australian International   Chung Jae-hee   Ra Kyung-min
  Lee Hyo-jung
16–17, 15–6, 3–15   Runner-up
1999 Hungarian International   Lee Hyo-jung   Jung Yeon-kyung
  Kim So-yeon
15–9, 15–13   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Singapore International   Lee Jae-jin   Yohan Hadikusumo Wiratama
  Tse Ying Suet
13–21, 19–21   Runner-up
1999 Norwegian International   Kim Yong-hyun   Ove Svejstrup
  Britta Andersen
9–15, 15–8, 15–9   Winner
1999 Hungarian International   Kim Yong-hyun   Yim Bang-eun
  Lee Hyo-jung
5–15, 15–9, 15–3   Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Yim Kyung Jin". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ "女복식 임경진-이효정組 아시아배드민턴 정상에" (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Kyung-Jin Yim". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Olympic Women's Badminton". Getty Images. Retrieved 15 March 2018.

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