Lee Deuk-choon
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Lee Deuk-choon at the 2014 Asian Championships in Gimcheon
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1962-07-16) 16 July 1962 (age 59)

Lee Deuk-choon (Hangul: 이득춘, born 16 July 1962[1]) is a retired male badminton player from South Korea. In 2013, he became head coach of the Korean National Badminton Team after nearly 20 years as the head coach of the Junior National Team.[2] He replaced Kim Joong-soo, who was the acting head coach following the removal of Sung Han-kook. Lee was replaced as head coach on January 1, 2017 by Kang Kyung-jin.[3]

Career

He won a silver medal at the 1987 IBF World Championships in mixed doubles with Chung Myung-hee and the same year, he and Chung won the mixed title at the All England Open Badminton Championships.

Achievements

IBF World Grand Prix

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1984 Malaysia Open South Korea Kim Moon-soo Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–6, 12–15, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1986 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Kim Joong-soo Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
4–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1987 Japan Open South Korea Shon Jin-hwan Indonesia Liem Swie King
Indonesia Eddy Hartono
4–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1987 French Open South Korea Kim Moon-soo Indonesia Hadibowo Susanto
Indonesia Rudy Heryanto
15–0, 17–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1987 Canada Open South Korea Lee Sang-bok Indonesia Lius Pongoh
Indonesia Richard Mainaky
11–15, 15–8, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

References

  1. ^ "Tournament Personnel Data". Badminton Korea Association. Retrieved 1 February 2017.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Badminton Korea Association Press Release, 21 March, 2013". Archived from the original on 2015-01-02. Retrieved 2015-01-02.
  3. ^ "National Badminton Team Coach and 2017 player selection notice". Badminton Korea Association. Archived from the original on 4 July 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017.