Yu Jinhao (Chinese: 余锦豪, born 12 November 1975 in Guangzhou) is a former Chinese badminton player. Yu joined the national team in 1997.[1] He was part of the Chinese men's team that won the silver medal at the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand, and also won the bronze medal in the men's doubles event partnered with Liu Yong. He was ranked world No. 5 in the men's doubles in January 1999.[2] Teamed with Chen Qiqiu, they competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[3] At the age of 25, due to injuries and other reasons, he left the national team. He works as a teacher in Yuyan Middle School and is a member of the Guangzhou CPPCC.

Yu Jinhao
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1975-11-12) 12 November 1975 (age 44)
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's doubles
Highest ranking5 (January 1999)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Thammasat Gymnasium 2,
Bangkok, Thailand
  Liu Yong   Rexy Mainaky
  Ricky Subagja
10–15, 11–15   Bronze

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1994 Russian Open   Chen Gang 13–18, 13–18   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Thailand Open   Chen Qiqiu   Michael Søgaard
  Jim Laugesen
15–11, 15–13   Winner
1998 Malaysia Open   Liu Yong   Tony Gunawan
  Halim Haryanto
15–6, 5–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1998 Swiss Open   Liu Yong   Zhang Wei
  Zhang Jun
15–17, 7–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "人物简介 余锦豪" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  2. ^ "余锦豪" (in Chinese). China Central Television. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  3. ^ "羽毛球-中国男双选手余锦豪、陈其遒在悉尼训练" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 28 March 2018.

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