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SUNG Jihyun Name SUNG Jihyun
NOC KOR - Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of Date of Birth 29 JUL 1991
Residence Gender Female
Height 175 cm Weight 57 kg
Discipline Badminton

Badminton

BiographiesResult
Start Date Start Time Event Partner Score Results Opponent
Name NOC
Women's Singles
26 SEP 2014 15 : 00 Women's Singles Quarterfinal Match 2 1 - 2 Lose TAI Tzu Ying TPE - Chinese Taipei TPE
25 SEP 2014 14 : 20 Women's Singles Round of 16 Match 3 2 - 0 Win YANG Li Lian MAS - Malaysia MAS
24 SEP 2014 11 : 00 Women's Singles Round of 32 Match 5 2 - 0 Win le Thu Huyen VIE - Vietnam VIE
Women's Team
22 SEP 2014 18 : 30 Women's Team Gold Medal Match 0 - 3 Lose China CHN - China CHN
21 SEP 2014 18 : 00 Women's Team Semi-Final Match 2 3 - 1 Win India IND - India IND
20 SEP 2014 18 : 00 Women's Team Quarterfinal Match 4 3 - 0 Win Chinese Taipei TPE - Chinese Taipei TPE

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
Asian Games
3Team2010Guangzhou, CHN
Last 16Singles2010Guangzhou, CHN
Olympic Games
Group stageSingles2012London, GBR
World Championships
QuarterfinalSingles2014Copenhagen, DEN
Last 16Singles2013Guangzhou, CHN
Last 16Singles2011London, GBR
BWF Super Series Finals
1st RoundSingles2013Kuala Lumpur, MAS
1st RoundSingles2012Shenzhen, CHN
1st RoundSingles2011Liuzhou, CHN
OSIM BWF Super Series
1Singles2013Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
2Singles2013Yonex Denmark Open Super Series, DEN
3Singles2014Yonex Japan Open
3Singles2014OUE Singapore Open, SIN
3Singles2014Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
3Singles2013Yonex All England Super Series, GBR
3Singles2012Yonex Japan Super Series, JPN
3Singles2012Li Ning Singapore Super Series, SIN
3Singles2012Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold, INA
3Singles2011HWASUN VICTOR Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
QuarterfinalSingles2014Yonex Sunrise India Open, IND
QuarterfinalSingles2014Yonex All England Super Series, GBR
QuarterfinalSingles2013Victor China Open, CHN
QuarterfinalSingles2012Yonex Denmark Open Super Series, DEN
QuarterfinalSingles2012Yonex All England Super Series, GBR
QuarterfinalSingles2011Yonex French Super Series, FRA
QuarterfinalSingles2011Yonex Denmark Open Super Series, DEN
Last 16Singles2014The Star Australian Open, AUS
Last 16Singles2014Yonex Sunrise Indonesian Masters, INA
Last 16Singles2014Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
Last 16Singles2013Adidas China Masters, CHN
Last 16Singles2013Li Ning Singapore Open, SIN
Last 16Singles2012Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Super Series, CHN
Last 16Singles2012Syed Modi Memorial India Open Grand Prix Gold, IND
Last 16Singles2012Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
Last 16Singles2011Li Ning China Open Super Series, CHN
Last 16Singles2011Yonex Japan Super Series, JPN
Last 16Singles2011Yonex Sunrise Syed Modi Memorial India Open, IND
Last 16Singles2011Yonex All England Super Series, GBR
Last 16Singles2011Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold, MAS
Last 16Singles2010Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Super Series, CHN
Last 32Singles2013Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open, CHN
Last 32Singles2013Yonex French Badminton Open, FRA
Last 32Singles2013Yonex Sunrise Indonesia Open, INA
Last 32Singles2013Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
Last 32Singles2012Li Ning China Open Super Series, CHN
Last 32Singles2012Yonex French Badminton Open, FRA
Last 32Singles2012Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
Last 32Singles2011Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Super Series, CHN
Last 32Singles2011Li Ning China Masters Super Series, CHN
Last 32Singles2011Bankaltim Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold, INA
Last 32Singles2011Li Ning Singapore Super Series, SIN
Last 32Singles2010Li Ning China Open Super Series, CHN
World Grand Prix
1Singles2014Yonex Chinese Taipei Open, TPE
1Singles2013Yonex Chinese Taipei Open, TPE
1Singles2012Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
1Singles2011HWASUN VICTOR Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
1Singles2011Yonex Chinese Taipei Open, TPE
2Singles2014Yonex German Open, GER
2Singles2013Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
2Singles2011Wilson Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, SUI
3Singles2014Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, SUI
3Singles2013Yonex German Open, GER
3Singles2012Yonex Australian Open Grand Prix, AUS
3Singles2011Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold, MAS
3Singles2011Yonex German Open, GER
3Singles2010VICTOR Korea Open Grand Prix, KOR
QuarterfinalSingles2012Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, SUI
QuarterfinalSingles2012Yonex German Open, GER
QuarterfinalSingles2011SCG Thailand Grand Prix Gold, THA
Last 16Singles2010Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Super Series, CHN
Last 32Singles2013Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, SUI
Last 32Singles2011Kumpoo Macau Open, CHN
Last 32Singles2010Li Ning China Open Super Series, CHN
Asian Championships
1Singles2014Gimcheon, KOR
Last 32Singles2012Qingdao, CHN
Thomas & Uber Cup
2Team2012Wuhan, CHN
3Team2014New Delhi, IND
Li Ning Sudirman Cup
2Team2013Kuala Lumpur, MAS
3Team2011Qingdao, CHN
World Junior Championships
9Singles2008Pune, IND
33Singles2007Waitakere, NZL
BWF World Ranking
4Singles2014

Detailed Information

Biography
Hobbies Watching films. (kfcc.co.kr, 27 Mar 2014)
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Korea National Sport University, Seoul, KOR
Club MG Badminton Team , Seoul, KOR
Coach Lee Deuk-Chun [national], Sung Hankuk [father] (KOR) (jjan.kr, 10 Nov 2013; kfcc.co.kr, 27 Mar 2014)
Plays Right (victorsport.com, 09 Jun 2012)
Sporting / famous Relatives Her father Sung Hankuk was a coach of the Korea badminton team at the 2004 and 2012 Olympic Games and her mother Kim Yeon-Ja won gold in the women's doubles at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. (news.nate.com, 08 Jan 2009; people.search.naver.com, 07 Oct 2010; badmintondaily.co.kr, 04 Jun 2012; news.khan.co.kr, 15 Feb 2013; kfcc.co.kr, 27 Mar 2014)
International debut 2009 Grand Prix (Macau, China) (hani.co.kr, 14 Jan 2010)
Additional Information Member of national team since
2009 (news.hankooki.com, 31 Oct 2013)

Start of sporting career
She started the sport at about age nine. (news.nate.com, 08 Jan 2009)

Reason for taking up this sport
She was attracted to the sport after attending a training session with her parents. (naver.com, 09 Jun 2012)

Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and accomplish a Grand Slam of major world and Asian titles. She would also like to become a member of the International Olympic Committee [IOC]. (campusweek.co.kr, 21 Mar 2013)

Training
She does three training sessions per day; a one-hour session in the morning, and then longer sessions between 10:00 and 12:00, and 15:00 and 17:30. (campusweek.co.kr, 21 Mar 2013)

Most influential person in career
Her parents. (badzine.net, 07 Jan 2010)

Superstitions / Rituals
She warms up very slowly before she competes. (campusweek.co.kr, 21 Mar 2013)

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Badminton is part of me. My life started with badminton and it will end with badminton." (badmintondaily.co.kr, 04 Jun 2012)

Awards
In 2012 she received an Excellence Award from the Badminton Korea Association [BKA]. (news1.kr, 30 Jan 2013)

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