Ahn Jae-chang
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1972-10-01) 1 October 1972 (age 49)
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
HandednessRight
BWF profile

Ahn Jae-chang (Hangul:안재창, born 1 October 1972); is a retired badminton player from South Korea.[1]

Ahn in his playing career won the Hungarian International and the Canada Open. He was also part of the Korean team that won the World mixed team championships in 1991 by defeating defending champions Indonesia in the final and has represented his country in many other team competitions. After his playing career he coached Korean players team at the Youth team and National team and finally became the Head coach in late 2018. He also served as the Head Coach of the Incheon Airport Skymons pro team before.[2][3]

Achievements

World Junior Championships

The Bimantara World Junior Championships was an international invitation badminton tournament for junior players. It was held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 1987 to 1991.

Boys' doubles
Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1987 Jakarta, Indonesia South Korea Choi Sang-bum China Jin Feng
China Wu Wenkai
15–6, 3–15, 2–15
Silver
Silver
Mixed doubles
Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1987 Jakarta, Indonesia South Korea Gil Young-ah Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Indonesia Lilik Sudarwati
12–15, 15–4, 15–17
Bronze
Bronze

IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Men's singles
Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1995 Canadian Open South Korea Lee Gwang-jin 15–11, 13–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International

Men's singles
Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1990 Hungarian International South Korea Lee Gwang-jin 18–15, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1992 Canadian Open China Liu Jun 15–13, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
Men's doubles
Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1990 Hungarian International South Korea Lee Gwang-jin South Korea Lee Sang-bok
South Korea Shon Jin-hwan
14–17, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1992 Canadian Open South Korea Choi Ji-tae Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
Malaysia Soo Beng Kiang
4–15, 4–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "Player:Ahn Jae Chang". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  2. ^ Hearn, Don (1 December 2018). "Ahn Jae Chang becomes the new Korean Head Coach". Badzine. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  3. ^ 영노, 기 (10 December 2018). "박주봉의 일본, 안재창의 한국이 따라 잡을 수 있을지". www.newsian.co.kr (in Korean). Retrieved 27 June 2021.