Kim Hye-rin
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1995-05-19) 19 May 1995 (age 26)
Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
ResidenceIncheon, South Korea
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking9 (WD 10 March 2020)
105 (XD 13 July 2017)
Current ranking10 (WD), 180 (XD) (25 January 2022)
BWF profile
Korean name
Hangul
김혜린
Revised RomanizationGim Hye-rin
McCune–ReischauerKim Hye-rin

Kim Hye-rin (Hangul: 김혜린; born 19 May 1995) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] In 2013, she won the mixed doubles title at the Romanian International tournament partnered with Choi Sol-gyu.[2] In 2017, she won the silver medal at the Asia Championships in the women's doubles event.[3]

Achievements

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
South Korea Yoo Hae-won Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
19–21, 21–16, 10–21
Silver

BWF World Tour (1 title, 3 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Lingshui China Masters Super 100 South Korea Baek Ha-na China Liu Xuanxuan
China Xia Yuting
21–14, 14–21, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Canada Open Super 100 South Korea Chang Ye-na Australia Setyana Mapasa
Australia Gronya Somerville
16–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Hong Kong Open Super 500 South Korea Chang Ye-na China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
11–21, 21–13, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Syed Modi International Super 300 South Korea Chang Ye-na South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
21–23, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries (1 runner-up)

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[6] was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011.[7] Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 China Open South Korea Lee So-hee China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
7–21, 21–18, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (1 runner-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
2017 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Yoo Hae-won South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
South Korea Kim So-yeong
12–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title)

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Romanian International South Korea Choi Sol-gyu Turkey Ramazan Öztürk
Turkey Neslihan Kılıç
21–16, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Hye Rin Kim". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  2. ^ "[루마니아오픈] 혼합복식 '최솔규-김혜린' 우승". 배드민턴타임즈 (in Korean). Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  3. ^ "배드민턴 유해원-김혜린, 아시아선수권 깜짝 준우승". Yonhap (in Korean). Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  7. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". IBadmintonstore. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.