Zhang Wei (badminton, born 1977)

Zhang Wei (Chinese: 张尉, born 2 December 1977) is a former Chinese badminton player. Zhang was selected to join the national team in 1997. He played in the men's doubles event partnered with Zhang Jun. He participated in four consecutive Sudirman Cup, winning 3 gold medals in 1999, 2001, 2005, and a silver medal in 2003.[1] He and Zhang Jun was qualified to compete at the 2000 Summer Olympics, but because of the injury on his left abdominal muscles while doing the exercises, he missed the event.[2] He retired from the national team in 2005, and started to playing in Denmark. He returned to Shanghai in 2007, and star coaching the Shanghai team. He also competed for Shanghai at the 2009 National Games.[3]

Zhang Wei
Personal information
Country China
Born (1977-12-02) 2 December 1977 (age 43)
Shanghai, China
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
HandednessRight
EventMen's & mixed doubles
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  China
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Copenhagen Men's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2005 Beijing Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2001 Seville Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Copenhagen Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2003 Eindhoven Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 2000 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Guangzhou Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Hong Kong Men's team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bangkok Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan Men's team
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 1999 Kuala Lumpur Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bangkok Men's doubles
Asian Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Seoul Men's doubles
Asia Cup
Gold medal – first place 2001 Singapore Men's team
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles

AchievementsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark   Zhang Jun   Ha Tae-kwon
  Kim Dong-moon
6–15, 15–17   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Zhang Jun   Ha Tae-kwon
  Kim Dong-moon
6–15, 4–15   Silver
1998 Bangkok, Thailand   Zhang Jun   Ha Tae-kwon
  Kang Kyung-jin
15–12, 11–15, 13–15   Silver

Asian CupEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Olympic Gymnasium No. 2,
Seoul, South Korea
  Liu Yong   Rudy Wijaya
  Tony Gunawan
9–15, 6–15   Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1994 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Qiang Hong   Yang Bing
  Yao Jie
15–8, 15–6   Gold

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 China Open   Zhang Jun   Chen Qiqiu
  Liu Yong
7–1, 4–7, 8–6 4–7, 7–5   Winner
2000 Thailand Open   Zhang Jun   Sigit Budiarto
  Halim Haryanto
15–5, 15–10   Winner
1998 Swiss Open   Zhang Jun   Liu Yong
  Yu Jinhao
17–15, 15–7   Winner
1997 China Open   Liu Yong   Ge Cheng
  Tao Xiaoqiang
3–15, 7–15   Runner-up
1997 U.S. Open   Liu Yong   Ha Tae-kwon
  Kim Dong-moon
3–15, 15–6, 12–15   Runner-up
1996 Vietnam Open   Liu Yong   Lee Wan Wah
  Choong Tan Fook
6–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1996 Dutch Open   Liu Yong   Ge Cheng
  Tao Xiaoqiang
8–11, 11–9, 4–9, 9–7, 3–9   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Smiling Fish Satellite   Tao Xiaolan   Songphon Anugritayawon
  Duanganong Aroonkesorn
15–6, 13–15, 6–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "我的奥林匹克 2009年 第93期" (in Chinese). China Network Television. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  2. ^ "中国男双名将张尉可能伤别奥运". www.bbeshop.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  3. ^ "前世界冠军张尉:业余圈"混"出新发现". sports.qq.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 27 March 2018.

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