Chung So-young
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1967-02-20) 20 February 1967 (age 56)[1]
Gimje-si, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
ResidenceMasan, South Korea[1]
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)[2]
Weight64 kg (141 lb)[2]
EventWomen's & mixed doubles
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Korea
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Women's doubles
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Beijing Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Copenhagen Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Birmingham Women's doubles
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1991 Macau Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1988 Bangkok Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1989 Guangzhou Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1989 Guangzhou Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1993 New Delhi Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1994 Ho Chi Minh Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Jakarta Women's doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 1991 Copenhagen Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1993 Birmingham Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1989 Jakarta Mixed team
Uber Cup
Silver medal – second place 1988 Kuala Lumpur Women's team
Silver medal – second place 1990 Nagoya–Tokyo Women's team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Kuala Lumpur Women's team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Hiroshima Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1994 Hiroshima Women's team
Silver medal – second place 1986 Seoul Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1990 Beijing Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1994 Hiroshima Women's 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 Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1985 Kuala Lumpur Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1991 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles
Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 1991 Jakarta Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1994 Beijing Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1996 Seoul Women's doubles
BWF profile
Chung So-young
Hangul
정소영
Hanja
鄭素英
Revised RomanizationJeong So-yeong
McCune–ReischauerChŏng So-yŏng

Chung So-young (Korean정소영; Hanja鄭素英; born 20 February 1967) is a former badminton player from South Korea. She was a gold medalist at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 in the women's doubles together with Hwang Hye-young, and was inducted into the Badminton Hall of Fame in 2003.[1]

Career

Chung started to representing South Korea in the international tournament in November 1984.[2]

She won a bronze medal at the 1987 World Championships in the women's doubles with Kim Yun-ja.

Partnered with Gil Young-ah, the duo ranked as world number 1 in 1993.[3]

Personal life

Chung graduated from Gunsan Girls' High School and later in Jeonbuk National University.[2] She married Kim Bum-shik, also a former South Korean badminton player and now works as coach in Masan. Chung and Kim have three daughters, among them, their first child, Kim Hye-jeong, is a member of South Korea national team.[4]

Achievements

Olympic Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Pavelló de la Mar Bella, Barcelona, Spain South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Guan Weizhen
China Nong Qunhua
18–16, 12–15, 15–13 Gold

World Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1987 Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing, China South Korea Kim Yun-ja China Guan Weizhen
China Lin Ying
15–12, 12–15, 4–15 Bronze Bronze
1991 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Guan Weizhen
China Nong Qunhua
7–15, 8–15 Bronze Bronze
1993 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England South Korea Gil Young-ah China Chen Ying
China Wu Yuhong
7–15, 15–6, 11–15 Bronze Bronze

World Cup

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1988 National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand South Korea Kim Yun-ja China Guan Weizhen
China Lin Ying
3–15, 7–15 Silver Silver
1989 Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Guan Weizhen
China Lin Ying
2–15, 15–17 Silver Silver
1990 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Lai Caiqin
China Yao Fen
15–12, 7–15, 10–15 Bronze Bronze
1991 Macau Forum, Macau South Korea Hwang Hye-young Indonesia Erma Sulistianingsih
Indonesia Rosiana Tendean
15–3, 15–3 Gold Gold
1993 Indira Gandhi Arena, New Delhi, India South Korea Gil Young-ah Sweden Lim Xiaoqing
Sweden Christine Magnusson
12–15, 9–15 Silver Silver
1994 Phan Dinh Phung Indoor Stadium,
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
South Korea Gil Young-ah Indonesia Finarsih
Indonesia Lili Tampi
11–15, 12–15 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China South Korea Kim Moon-soo South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
5–15, 9–15 Silver Silver

Asian Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1990 Beijing Gymnasium, Beijing, China South Korea Gil Young-ah China Guan Weizhen
China Nong Qunhua
11–15, 4–15 Silver Silver
1994 Tsuru Memorial Gymnasium, Hiroshima, Japan South Korea Gil Young-ah South Korea Jang Hye-ock
South Korea Shim Eun-jung
9–15, 3–15 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea South Korea Lee Deuk-choon South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
10–15, 3–15 Silver Silver
1994 Tsuru Memorial Gymnasium, Hiroshima, Japan South Korea Yoo Yong-sung South Korea Kang Kyung-jin
South Korea Jang Hye-ock
15–10, 15–12 Gold Gold

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1985 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Hwang Hye-young South Korea Kim Yun-ja
South Korea Yoo Sang-hee
5–15, 4–15 Silver Silver
1991 Cheras Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Hwang Hye-young South Korea Gil Young-ah
South Korea Shim Eun-jung
15–2, 13–18, 15–4 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Cheras Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Lee Sang-bok South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
7–15, 4–15 Silver Silver

Asian Cup

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia South Korea Hwang Hye-young Japan Kimiko Jinnai
Japan Hisako Mori
15–13, 15–1 Gold Gold
1994 Beijing Gymnasium, Beijing, China South Korea Jang Hye-ock China Chen Ying
China Wu Yuhong
15–9, 15–5 Gold Gold
1996 Olympic Gymnasium No. 2, Seoul, South Korea South Korea Jang Hye-ock Indonesia Indarti Issolina
Indonesia Deyana Lomban
15–7, 15–8 Gold Gold

IBF World Grand Prix

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Scandinavian Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee South Korea Kim Yun-ja
South Korea Yoo Sang-hee
7–15, 14–17 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1987 French Open South Korea Kim Ho-ja South Korea Chung Myung-hee
South Korea Hwang Hye-young
15–4, 9–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1987 Hong Kong Open South Korea Kim Yun-ja Indonesia Ivanna Lie
Indonesia Rosiana Tendean
18–14, 11–15, 15–2 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1987 Canadian Open South Korea Kim Ho-ja South Korea Cho Young-suk
South Korea Kim Jung-ja
15–7, 10–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1988 Japan Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee England Gillian Clark
England Gillian Gowers
15–2, 7–15, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1988 All England Open South Korea Kim Yun-ja South Korea Chung Myung-hee
South Korea Hwang Hye-young
15–8, 9–15 retired 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1988 French Open South Korea Kim Yun-ja South Korea Chung Myung-hee
South Korea Hwang Hye-young
9–15, 13–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1988 Canadian Open South Korea Kim Yun-ja Netherlands Eline Coene
Netherlands Erica van Dijck
4–15, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1988 U.S. Open South Korea Kim Yun-ja South Korea Cho Young-suk
South Korea Lee Myung-hee
17–14, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1988 Malaysia Open South Korea Kim Yun-ja China Guan Weizhen
China Lin Ying
6–15, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 Japan Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee England Gillian Clark
England Julie Munday
4–15, 15–10, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 Swedish Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee South Korea Hwang Hye-young
South Korea Lee Young-suk
15–3, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 All England Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee China Sun Xiaoqing
China Zhou Lei
15–7, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Malaysia Open South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Guan Weizhen
China Lin Ying
4–15, 4–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 Thailand Open South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Guan Weizhen
China Lin Ying
15–5, 17–18, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 Hong Kong Open South Korea Hwang Hye-young China Guan Weizhen
China Lin Ying
4–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1990 Thailand Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee China Lai Caiqin
China Yao Fen
11–15, 15–10, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1990 Malaysia Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee China Lai Caiqin
China Yao Fen
7–15, 15–9, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 Indonesia Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee Indonesia Erma Sulistianingsih
Indonesia Rosiana Tendean
17–15, 8–15, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Korea Open South Korea Hwang Hye-young South Korea Gil Young-ah
South Korea Shim Eun-jung
17–16, 17–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 All England Open South Korea Hwang Hye-young Japan Kimiko Jinnai
Japan Hisako Mori
15–5, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Malaysia Open South Korea Hwang Hye-young England Gillian Clark
Denmark Nettie Nielsen
15–10, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Indonesia Open South Korea Gil Young-ah South Korea Chung Myung-hee
South Korea Hwang Hye-young
18–14, 10–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1991 Singapore Open South Korea Chung Myung-hee Sweden Lim Xiaoqing
Sweden Christine Magnusson
15–11, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 World Grand Prix Finals South Korea Hwang Hye-young Indonesia Erma Sulistianingsih
Indonesia Rosiana Tendean
18–15, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1992 Japan Open South Korea Hwang Hye-young South Korea Gil Young-ah
South Korea Shim Eun-jung
15–5, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1992 Korea Open South Korea Hwang Hye-young South Korea Gil Young-ah
South Korea Shim Eun-jung
15–6, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 Japan Open South Korea Gil Young-ah Indonesia Finarsih
Indonesia Lili Tampi
15–12, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 Korea Open South Korea Gil Young-ah China Lin Yanfen
China Yao Fen
15–8, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 Swedish Open South Korea Gil Young-ah Sweden Lim Xiaoqing
Sweden Christine Magnusson
15–9, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 All England Open South Korea Gil Young-ah China Lin Yanfen
China Yao Fen
5–15, 15–4, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1993 U.S. Open South Korea Gil Young-ah Sweden Lim Xiaoqing
Sweden Christine Magnusson
15–5, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Japan Open South Korea Gil Young-ah Indonesia Finarsih
Indonesia Lili Tampi
15–11, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Korea Open South Korea Gil Young-ah China Chen Ying
China Wu Yuhong
15–8, 15–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Swedish Open South Korea Gil Young-ah South Korea Jang Hye-ock
South Korea Shim Eun-jung
15–9, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 All England Open South Korea Gil Young-ah South Korea Jang Hye-ock
South Korea Shim Eun-jung
7–15, 15–8, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1994 Indonesia Open South Korea Gil Young-ah Indonesia Finarsih
Indonesia Lili Tampi
10–15, 15–9, 15–17 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 All England Open South Korea Lee Deuk-choon South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
5–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1987 Canadian Open South Korea Lee Deuk-choon England Andy Goode
England Gillian Gowers
15–3, 11–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1988 Japan Open South Korea Lee Deuk-choon South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
Walkover 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 Japan Open South Korea Lee Sang-bok South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
6–15, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 Swiss Open South Korea Kim Moon-soo England Nick Ponting
England Cheryl Johnson
18–15, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Malaysia Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Denmark Thomas Lund
Denmark Pernille Dupont
15–7, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Thailand Open South Korea Park Joo-bong South Korea Kim Moon-soo
South Korea Hwang Hye-young
15–4, 15–2 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Hong Kong Open South Korea Choi Sang-bum Hong Kong Chan Chi Choi
Hong Kong Amy Chan
15–12, 16–18, 15–2 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 French Open South Korea Kim Moon-soo South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
15–4, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Malaysia Open South Korea Lee Sang-bok Denmark Thomas Lund
Denmark Pernille Dupont
15–11, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Thailand Open South Korea Lee Sang-bok Thailand Siripong Siripool
Thailand Ladawan Mulasartsatorn
17–18, 15–4, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 U.S. Open South Korea Kim Dong-moon England Chris Hunt
Denmark Helene Kirkegaard
15–5, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

IBF International

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1987 U.S. Open South Korea Kim Ho-ja
1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Hungarian International South Korea Chung Myung-hee South Korea Chun Sung-suk
South Korea Lee Jung-mi
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1987 U.S. Open South Korea Lee Deuk-choon
1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Hungarian International South Korea Shon Jin-hwan South Korea Sung Han-kuk
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

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