Chae Yoo-jung
채유정
Chae at the 2015 Korea Grand Prix Gold
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1995-05-09) 9 May 1995 (age 28)
Busan, South Korea
ResidenceSuwon, South Korea
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
HandednessLeft
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking13 (WD with Kim So-yeong, 23 November 2017)
3 (XD with Seo Seung-jae, 28 November 2023)
Current ranking3 (XD with Seo Seung-jae, 2 January 2024)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Korea
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2023 Copenhagen Mixed doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2017 Gold Coast Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2023 Suzhou Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Dongguan Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2021 Vantaa Mixed team
Uber Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2020 Aarhus Women's team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2022 Hangzhou Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 2022 Hangzhou Mixed doubles
Asia Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Wuhan Mixed doubles
Asia Mixed Team Championships
Silver medal – second place 2017 Ho Chi Minh Mixed team
East Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Tianjin Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Tianjin Mixed doubles
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Bangkok Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2013 Bangkok Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Taipei Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Taipei Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Chiba Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Bangkok Mixed doubles
Asian Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Gimcheon Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2013 Kota Kinabalu Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 2013 Kota Kinabalu Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Gimcheon Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Kota Kinabalu Girls' doubles
BWF profile
Chae Yoo-jung
Hangul
채유정
Hanja
Revised RomanizationChae Yu-jeong
McCune–ReischauerCh'ae Yu-chŏng

Chae Yoo-jung (Korean채유정, Hanja: 蔡侑玎; born 9 May 1995) is a South Korean badminton player who affiliated with Incheon International Airport team. She is the daughter of former singles player Kim Bok-sun.[1] She won the mixed doubles title at the 2023 World Championships.[2] Chae was a part of the Korean national team that won the world mixed team championships at the 2017 Sudirman Cup.[3]

Career

Chae started to playing badminton in 2005, affected by her mother Kim Bok-sun, who is also a South Korean badminton player. She entered the national team in 2011, and made her debut in the international tournament at the 2011 BWF World Junior Championships, winning a silver medal in the team event, a bronze medal in the mixed doubles, and a quarter-finalists in the girls' doubles. She has shown good progress in his junior career, where she and her partner, Choi Sol-gyu, managed to win the mixed doubles title at the Asian Junior Championships,[4] and finished runner-up in the Korea Junior Open.

Chae competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics in the mixed doubles partnered with Seo Seung-jae, and her pace was stopped in the quarter-finals.[5]

In 2023, Chae impressed the international stage, when she seized the mixed doubles title in the World Championships with partner Seo Seung-jae. This achievement was Chae and Seo's first victory over the world number 1 pair Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong.[6] She also secured her first ever Super 1000 title at the China Open with a second consecutive victory over Zheng and Huang at the quarter-finals.[7] Chae joined the South Korean women's team that won the gold medal at the Asian Games, and settled the bronze medal in the mixed doubles,[8] while with Korean mixed team at the Sudirman Cup she won the silver medal. Another results that she achieved in the season of 2023 was winning the Korea Masters; runners-up in the Thailand Masters, All England Open, and China Masters; lead she and her partner qualified for the World Tour Finals,[9] where the duo finished in the semi-finals at that tournament. She closed the year ranked as world number 3 in the mixed doubles.

Achievements

World Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2023 Royal Arena,
Copenhagen, Denmark
South Korea Seo Seung-jae China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
21–17, 10–21, 21–18 Gold Gold

Asian Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2022 Binjiang Gymnasium, Hangzhou, China South Korea Seo Seung-jae China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
21–13, 15–21, 16–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China South Korea Shin Baek-cheol Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
16–21, 13–21 Bronze Bronze

East Asian Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China South Korea Kim Ji-won Japan Yuriko Miki
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
15–21, 18–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China South Korea Choi Sol-gyu China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
10–21, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

World Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand South Korea Kim Ji-won China Chen Qingchen
China He Jiaxin
21–19, 21–15 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Taoyuan Arena, Taoyuan City, Taipei, Taiwan South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Indonesia Alfian Eko Prasetya
Indonesia Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
18–21, 13–21 Bronze Bronze
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand South Korea Choi Sol-gyu China Huang Kaixiang
China Chen Qingchen
13–21, 11–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Likas Indoor Stadium, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia South Korea Kim Ji-won China Chen Qingchen
China He Jiaxin
7–21, 21–19, 11–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium, Gimcheon, South Korea South Korea Choi Sol-gyu China Liu Yuchen
China Huang Dongping
21–11, 19–21, 21–13 Gold Gold
2013 Likas Indoor Stadium, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia South Korea Choi Sol-gyu China Wang Yilyu
China Huang Dongping
17–21, 25–23, 23–21 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour (6 titles, 8 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[10] 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.[11]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
Chinese Taipei Lee Chia-hsin
19–21, 21–14, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Australian Open Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
21–12, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 French Open Super 750 South Korea Seo Seung-jae China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
19–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Spain Masters Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
Chinese Taipei Cheng Chi-ya
21–18, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 German Open Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae Indonesia Hafiz Faizal
Indonesia Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
21–17, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae Hong Kong Tang Chun Man
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
18–21, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 (II) Thailand Open Super 1000 South Korea Seo Seung-jae Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
16–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals South Korea Seo Seung-jae Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
18–21, 21–8, 8–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 Australian Open Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae South Korea Kim Won-ho
South Korea Jeong Na-eun
21–9, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 Thailand Masters Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae China Feng Yanzhe
China Huang Dongping
21–18, 15–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2023 All England Open Super 1000 South Korea Seo Seung-jae China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
16–21, 21–16, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2023 China Open Super 1000 South Korea Seo Seung-jae France Thom Gicquel
France Delphine Delrue
21–19, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Seo Seung-jae China Jiang Zhenbang
China Wei Yaxin
21–14, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 China Masters Super 750 South Korea Seo Seung-jae China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
10–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 8 runners-up)

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Indonesian Masters South Korea Kim So-yeong Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul
Thailand Rawinda Prajongjai
21–18, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Korea Masters South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
14–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Kim Hye-rin
South Korea Yoo Hae-won
21–12, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Macau Open South Korea Choi Sol-gyu China Lu Kai
China Huang Yaqiong
21–17, 18–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Vietnam Open South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Chinese Taipei Liao Min-chun
Chinese Taipei Chen Hsiao-huan
22–20, 19–21, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
16–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Vietnam Open South Korea Choi Sol-gyu China Huang Kaixiang
China Huang Dongping
19–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–19, 17–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Macau Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Eom Hye-won
21–18, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 German Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
19–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Canada Open South Korea Choi Sol-gyu South Korea Kim Won-ho
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
19–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Korea Masters South Korea Choi Sol-gyu South Korea Seo Seung-jae
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–17, 13–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title, 2 runners-up)

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Thailand International South Korea Kim Ji-won Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn
Thailand Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
17–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Osaka International South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Indonesia Muhammad Rijal
Indonesia Vita Marissa
18–21, 21–17, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Thailand International South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Malaysia Tan Chee Tean
Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai
18–21, 21–19, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

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