Chow Mei Kuan
Personal information
CountryMalaysia
Born (1994-12-23) 23 December 1994 (age 27)
Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ResidenceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
Years active2012–2021
Retired16 August 2021
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking10 (WD 2 February 2021)
38 (XD 27 August 2015)
Medal record
BWF profile

Chow Mei Kuan (Chinese: 鄒美君; born 23 December 1994) is a Malaysian retired badminton player. She started playing badminton at the age of 7 in her primary school. Chow made a debut in the international senior tournament in 2012.[1] She won gold medals at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games in the girls' and mixed doubles event.[2] Chow competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast and won the women's doubles event with Vivian Hoo Kah Mun.[3]

Career

Chow competed at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics in the women's doubles partnering Lee Meng Yean, but the duo were eliminated in the group stage.[4]

Chow gave her resignation letter to Badminton Association of Malaysia on 16 August 2021, and she will effectively left the team on 15 September 2021.[5]

Achievements

Commonwealth Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre,
Gold Coast, Australia
Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun England Lauren Smith
England Sarah Walker
21–12, 21–12
Gold

Southeast Asian Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
Malaysia Lee Meng Yean Thailand Chayanit Chaladchalam
Thailand Phataimas Muenwong
20–22, 11–21
Bronze

Summer Universiade

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
Malaysia Lee Meng Yean South Korea Jang Ye-na
South Korea Kim So-young
17–21, 9–21
Bronze

BWF World Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Chiba Port Arena,
Chiba, Japan
Malaysia Lee Meng Yean South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
6–21, 12–21
Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Taoyuan Arena,
Taoyuan City, Taipei, Taiwan
Malaysia Nelson Heg Indonesia Ronald Alexander
Indonesia Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah
17–21, 22–20, 16–21
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium,
Lucknow, India
Malaysia Lee Meng Yean Indonesia Suci Rizki Andini
Indonesia Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah
18–21, 21–16, 12–21
Silver
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
Malaysia Lee Meng Yean South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
14–21, 14–21
Bronze

BWF World Tour

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] 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.[7]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Russian Open Super 100 Malaysia Lee Meng Yean Japan Chisato Hoshi
Japan Kie Nakanishi
11–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Syed Modi International Super 300 Malaysia Lee Meng Yean India Ashwini Ponnappa
India N. Sikki Reddy
21–15, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 India Open Super 500 Malaysia Lee Meng Yean Indonesia Greysia Polii
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
11–21, 23–25 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/Series

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Finnish Open Malaysia Lee Meng Yean Canada Alex Bruce
Canada Michelle Li
19–21, 21–12, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Malaysia International Malaysia Lee Meng Yean Indonesia Ririn Amelia
Indonesia Melvira Oklamona
21–13, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Austrian International Malaysia Lee Meng Yean Japan Misato Aratama
Japan Megumi Taruno
14–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Polish Open Malaysia Lee Meng Yean Thailand Puttita Supajirakul
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
7–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Malaysia International Malaysia Lee Meng Yean China Jiang Binbin
China Tang Pingyang
21–17, 17–21, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Vietnam International Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee Yu-rim
19–21, 21–17, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 French International Malaysia Nelson Heg Germany Peter Käsbauer
Germany Johanna Goliszewski
12–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Smiling Fish International Malaysia Tan Wee Gieen Malaysia Wong Fai Yin
Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai
13–21, 21–23 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Polish International Malaysia Wong Fai Yin Denmark Kasper Antonsen
Denmark Amanda Madsen
19–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Mei Kuan Chow". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Badminton boosts Malaysia in CYG". Chinese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Gold Coast 2018: Chong Wei-less Malaysia secure quarter-final spot". Stadium Astro. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  4. ^ Tan, Ming Wai (27 July 2021). "Meng Yean-Mei Kuan end Olympics campaign with one win". The Star. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Official: Thank you, Mei Kuan". Badminton Association of Malaysia. 16 August 2021. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  6. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.