Kong Hee-yong
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1996-12-11) 11 December 1996 (age 25)
Daejeon, South Korea
ResidenceJincheon, South Korea
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 (WD with Kim So-yeong 7 December 2021)
91 (XD with Chung Eui-seok 17 December 2015)
Current ranking4 (WD with Kim So-yeong 21 June 2022)
BWF profile

Kong Hee-yong (Hangul: 공희용; born 11 December 1996) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] In 2013, she won the mixed team gold at the BWF World Junior Championships.[2] In 2014, Kong who was educated at the Daesung girls' high school competed at the Asian Junior Championships and won the silver medals in the mixed team and doubles event.[3] She also play for the Jeonbuk Bank at the national event, and at the 2017 Japan Open, she became the runner-up in the women's doubles event partnered with Kim Ha-na.[4] Together with Kim So-yeong, she was awarded as the 2019 BWF Most Improved Player of the Year.[5]

Achievements

Olympic Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Tokyo, Japan South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–10, 21–17
Bronze medal.svg
Bronze

BWF World Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2021 Palacio de los Deportes Carolina Marín, Huelva, Spain South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
18–21, 17–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China South Korea Kim So-yeong Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
17–21, 22–20, 14–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan South Korea Kim Jung-ho China Huang Kaixiang
China Chen Qingchen
14–21, 13–21
Silver
Silver

BWF World Tour (7 titles, 6 runners-up)

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
2019 Indonesia Masters Super 500 South Korea Kim So-yeong Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
19–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Spain Masters Super 300 South Korea Kim So-yeong Japan Nami Matsuyama
Japan Chiharu Shida
23–21, 15–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Singapore Open Super 500 South Korea Kim Hye-jeong Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
17–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 New Zealand Open Super 300 South Korea Kim So-yeong Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21–15, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Japan Open Super 750 South Korea Kim So-yeong Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
21–12, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300 South Korea Kim So-yeong Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul
Thailand Rawinda Prajongjai
19–21, 21–18, 26–28 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Korea Open Super 500 South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
13–21, 21–19, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 French Open Super 750 South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–16, 19–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 (II) Thailand Open Super 1000 South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–18, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2020 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–15, 24–26, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2021 French Open Super 750 South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
17–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2021 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals South Korea Kim So-yeong Japan Nami Matsuyama
Japan Chiharu Shida
21–14, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee Yu-rim
21–17, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Superseries (1 runner-up)

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[8] 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.[9] 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 Japan Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
18–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  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 Korea Masters South Korea Kim So-yeong South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
18–21, 21–23 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 runners-up)

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Indonesia International South Korea Chung Eui-seok Indonesia Fran Kurniawan
Indonesia Komala Dewi
12–21, 21–16, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Osaka International South Korea Park Kyung-hoon China Wang Sijie
China Ni Bowen
21–18, 16–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Hee Yong Kong". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  2. ^ "亞青羽賽》韓系笑星甜姐 孔熙容個雖小拚勁強". LTSports (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  3. ^ "[아시아주니어대회] 혼합단체전 2위, 개인전 남복, 혼복 2위 차지!". 배드민턴데일리 (in Korean). Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  4. ^ "배드민턴 여자복식 김하나-공희용, 일본오픈 준우승". MBC (in Korean). Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Momota, Huang are BWF Players of the Year". Badminton World Federation. 9 December 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  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.
  8. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  9. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". IBadmintonstore. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.