Kim Ga-eun
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1998-02-07) 7 February 1998 (age 24)
Ulsan, South Korea
ResidenceGyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Years active2015–present
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Career record129 wins, 72 losses
Highest ranking15 (10 March 2020)
Current ranking19 (3 May 2022)
Medal record
BWF profile
Kim Ga-eun
Hangul
김가은
Hanja
金佳恩
Revised RomanizationGim Ga-eun
McCune–ReischauerKim Ka-ǔn

Kim Ga-eun (Hangul: 김가은; born 7 February 1998) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] She competed and at the Summer Youth Olympics in 2014, in Nanjing, China,[2] and in 2016, Kim was selected to join the Korean national team.[3] She also competed at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.[4]

Achievements

BWF World Junior Championships

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2016 Bilbao Arena, Bilbao, Spain China Chen Yufei 12–21, 17–21
Bronze
Bronze

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Bilbao Arena,
Bilbao, Spain
South Korea Kim Hyang-im China Du Yue
China Xu Ya
15–21, 8–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2016 CPB Badminton Training Center, Bangkok, Thailand China Chen Yufei Walkover
Bronze
Bronze

BWF World Tour (2 titles, 2 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour is 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.[6]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Lingshui China Masters Super 100 China Li Xuerui 21–16, 16–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Hyderabad Open Super 100 Hong Kong Joy Xuan Deng 21–9, 18–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Lingshui China Masters Super 100 China Zhang Yiman 22–20, 14–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 U.S. Open Super 300 China Wang Zhiyi 18–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 runners-up)

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2018 Norwegian International South Korea Sim Yu-jin 8–21, 21–18, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Irish Open South Korea An Se-young 24–26, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Ga Eun Kim". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  2. ^ "한국, 하계청소년올림픽 펜싱 은메달-사격 동메달 획득". SBS Sports (in Korean). Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  3. ^ "범서고 김가은, 여자 배드민턴 국가대표에". Gyeongsang Daily (in Korean). Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  4. ^ "배드민턴 김가은, 여자단식 2연승…조 1위로 '16강'". Dong-A Ilbo (in Korean). 28 July 2021. Archived from the original on 23 October 2021. Retrieved 23 October 2021.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.