Chung Myung-hee
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1964-01-27) 27 January 1964 (age 58)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Korea
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Jakarta Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1991 Copenhagen Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1987 Beijing Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1989 Jakarta Women doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Beijing Women doubles
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1989 Guangzhou Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1988 Bangkok Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Bandung & Jakarta Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Kuala Lumpur Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 1991 Copenhagen Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1989 Jakarta Mixed team
Uber Cup
Silver medal – second place 1988 Kuala Lumpur Women's team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1986 Seoul Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1990 Beijing Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Seoul Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Beijing Women's team
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Calcutta Women's doubles
Chung Myung-hee
Hangul
정명희
Hanja
鄭明熙
Revised RomanizationJeong Myeonghui
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Myŏnghŭi

Chung Myung-hee (Hangul: 정명희; born 27 January 1964) is a former female badminton player from South Korea.

Chung was a nine-time All England Open champion (four-time in women's doubles and five-time in mixed doubles), and won the gold medals at the 1989 and 1991 IBF World Championships in mixed doubles, with Park Joo-bong. She also won a silver medal in the 1989 in women's doubles, with Hwang Hye-young, and a silver and a bronze medal at the 1987 IBF World Championships in mixed doubles and women's doubles respectively.

Chung was inducted to the Badminton Hall of Fame in 2003.

Major achievements

Outcome Event Year Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
World Championships
2 WD 1989 South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Lin & Guan 1-15, 7-15
2 XD 1987 South Korea Lee Deuk-choon China Wang & Shi 8-15, 7-15
3 WD 1987 South Korea Hwang Hye-young
All England Open
1 WD 1990 South Korea Hwang Hye-young England Clark & Gowers 7-15, 15–4, 15-4
1 WD 1989 South Korea Chung So-young China Sun Xiaoqing & Zhou 15-7, 15-4
1 WD 1987 South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Lin & Guan 15-6, 8-15, 15-8
1 WD 1986 South Korea Hwang Hye-young South Korea Kim Yun-ja & Yoo Sang-hee 15-5, 6-15, 15-8

Olympic Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1988 Seoul National University Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea (exhibition) South Korea Park Joo-bong China Shi Fangjing
China Wang Pengren
15-3, 15-7
Gold
Gold

World Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark South Korea Park Joo-bong Denmark Pernille Dupont
Denmark Thomas Lund
15-5, 15–17, 15-9
Gold
Gold
1989 Senayan Sports Complex, Jakarta, Indonesia South Korea Park Joo-bong Indonesia Eddy Hartono
Indonesia Verawaty Fadjrin
15-9, 15-9
Gold
Gold

World Cup

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 Guangzhou, China South Korea Park Joo-bong South Korea Kim Moon-soo
South Korea Chung So-young
15-5, 15-9
Gold
Gold
1988 Bangkok, Thailand South Korea Park Joo-bong China Shi Fangjing
China Wang Pengren
17-15, 13–18, 8-15
Silver
Silver

Asian Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1990 Beijing Gymnasium, Beijing, China South Korea Park Joo-bong Indonesia Eddy Hartono
Indonesia Verawaty Fadjrin
15-7, 7-15, 15-3
Gold
Gold
1986 Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea South Korea Park Joo-bong South Korea Lee Deuk-choon
South Korea Chung So-young
15-10, 15-3
Gold
Gold

Asian Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Park Joo-bong South Korea Lee Sang-bok
South Korea Chung So-young
15-7, 15-4
Gold
Gold

IBF World Grand Prix

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

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 All England Open South Korea Park Joo-bong South Korea Lee Deuk-choon
South Korea Chung So-young
15-5, 15-5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 All England Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Sweden Jan-Eric Antonsson
Sweden Maria Bengtsson
15-1, 15-9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 All England Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Grete Mogensen
15–6, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 All England Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Denmark Pernille Dupont
Denmark Thomas Lund
15-10, 10–15, 15-4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

References