Shin Seung-chan

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Shin Seung-chan
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Tantowi Ahmad - Lilyana Natsir — Lee Yong-dae - Shin Seung-chan 28.jpg
Shin Seung-chan at the 2013 French Super Series
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1994-12-06) 6 December 1994 (age 26)
Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb)[1]
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 (WD 24 November 2016)
19 (XD 10 February 2017)
Current ranking4 (WD), 68 (XD) (30 March 2021)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Korea
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Women's doubles
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Copenhagen Women's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Silver medal – second place 2013 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Dongguan Mixed team
Uber Cup
Silver medal – second place 2016 Kunshan Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Bangkok Women's team
Asia Team Championships
Silver medal – second place 2020 Manila Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Hyderabad Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Alor Setar Women's team
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2013 Kazan Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Gwangju Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Gwangju Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2015 Gwangju Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Kazan Women's doubles
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Taipei Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2012 Chiba Girls' doubles
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guadalajara Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Taipei Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Chiba Mixed team
Asian Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Gimcheon Girls' doubles
Silver medal – second place 2008 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Gimcheon Mixed team
BWF profile

Shin Seung-chan (신승찬; Korean pronunciation: [ɕin.sɯŋ.tɕʰan]; born 6 December 1994) is a South Korean doubles specialist badminton player. She won the women's doubles bronze medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics,[2] and 2014 BWF World Championships.[3] Shin clinched the women's and mixed doubles gold at the 2015 Summer Universiade, also in the team event in 2013 and 2015.

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Riocentro - Pavilion 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil South Korea Jung Kyung-eun China Tang Yuanting
China Yu Yang
21–8, 21–17 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Ballerup Super Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark South Korea Lee So-hee China Tian Qing
China Zhao Yunlei
13–21, 10–21 Bronze Bronze

Summer Universiade[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
South Korea Lee So-hee China Luo Yu
China Tian Qing
12–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center,
Hwasun, South Korea
South Korea Lee So-hee China Ou Dongni
China Yu Xiaohan
(disqualified)
21–16, 21–13 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center,
Hwasun, South Korea
South Korea Kim Gi-jung Chinese Taipei Lu Ching-yao
Chinese Taipei Chiang Kai-hsin
21–14, 21–11 Gold Gold

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Taoyuan Arena,
Taoyuan City, Taipei, Chinese Taipei
South Korea Lee So-hee Indonesia Shella Devi Aulia
Indonesia Anggia Shitta Awanda
21–16, 13–21, 21–9 Gold Gold
2012 Chiba Port Arena,
Chiba, Japan
South Korea Lee So-hee China Huang Yaqiong
China Yu Xiaohan
21–14, 18–21, 21–18 Gold Gold

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
South Korea Lee So-hee China Huang Yaqiong
China Yu Xiaohan
17–21, 21–15, 21–17 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour (3 titles, 7 runners-up)[edit]

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[5]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Fuzhou China Open Super 750 South Korea Lee So-hee Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
23–21, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Hong Kong Open Super 500 South Korea Lee So-hee Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
18–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Chang Ye-na
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
14–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals South Korea Lee So-hee Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
12–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Korea Open Super 500 South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
21–13, 19–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 French Open Super 750 South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
16–21, 21–19, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Fuzhou China Open Super 750 South Korea Lee So-hee Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
17–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 (II) Thailand Open Super 1000 South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
18–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
15–21, 26–24, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Choi Sol-gyu South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Eom Hye-won
12–21, 21–15, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries (3 titles, 3 runners-up)[edit]

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels are Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consists of twelve tournaments around the world that have been introduced since 2011.[7] Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Denmark Open South Korea Jung Kyung-eun China Tian Qing
China Zhao Yunlei
Walkover 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Malaysia Open South Korea Jung Kyung-eun China Tang Yuanting
China Yu Yang
11–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Korea Open South Korea Jung Kyung-eun China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
21–13, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Denmark Open South Korea Jung Kyung-eun Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21–19, 11–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Denmark Open South Korea Lee So-hee Japan Shiho Tanaka
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
21–13, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 French Open South Korea Lee So-hee Indonesia Greysia Polii
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
17–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (9 titles, 5 runners-up)[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Korea Grand Prix Gold South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Eom Hye-won
South Korea Jang Ye-na
13–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Swiss Open South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–23, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
Walkover 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Korea Grand Prix South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Chang Ye-na
South Korea Yoo Hae-won
15–8 retired 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Korea Masters South Korea Jung Kyung-eun South Korea Chang Ye-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
7–21, 21–16, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Macau Open South Korea Jung Kyung-eun Hong Kong Poon Lok Yan
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
18–21, 15–15 retired 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 U.S. Grand Prix South Korea Jung Kyung-eun South Korea Chang Ye-na
South Korea Lee So-hee
24–22, 18–21, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Syed Modi International South Korea Jung Kyung-eun Netherlands Eefje Muskens
Netherlands Selena Piek
21–15, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Korea Masters South Korea Jung Kyung-eun South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
South Korea Kim So-yeong
21–14, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 U.S. Open South Korea Lee So-hee Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
21–16, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Korea Masters South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
21–18, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Korea Grand Prix South Korea Choi Sol-gyu South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chang Ye-na
Walkover 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Canada Open South Korea Kim Won-ho South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
21–19, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 U.S. Open South Korea Kim Won-ho South Korea Seo Seung-jae
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–16, 14–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles)[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Iceland International South Korea Lee So-hee South Korea Ko A-ra
South Korea Yoo Hae-won
21–18, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Tata Open India International South Korea Lee So-hee India Aparna Balan
India N. Siki Reddy
19–21, 21–13, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shin Seung-chan". Rio2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Japan win first ever badminton gold medal". BBC. 18 August 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Fresh off successful world championships, shuttlers turn eye to Asiad". Yonhap. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  4. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  7. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". www.ibadmintonstore.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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